Avichai Mandelblit

Danan: Israeli Supreme Court Challenges Separation of Powers with Basic Law Case

While the imminent dissolution of Israel’s Knesset was keeping the country on tenterhooks Tuesday, another smaller, but arguably no less significant, development was taking place in its Supreme Court. For the first time ever, the court debated the legality of a Basic Law — essentially challenging its own constitution — in a move that has been denounced as the “quiet death of democracy.”

Judges and personnel of the Israeli Supreme Court wearing face masks against the coronavirus Covid-19, attend a session on May 4, 2020 at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem. - The Court tackled the vexed question of whether a political deal to form a coalition government after three inconclusive elections in …

Police Cover-up in Netanyahu Probe Alleged in Bombshell TV Report

Senior police officers and officials at the state prosecutor’s office were accused Monday of staging a massive cover-up involving a serious conflict of interest by a lead investigator in one of the three corruption cases facing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Israel’s Channel 12 news reports.

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Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Congregate Outside Attorney General’s Home

TEL AVIV – More than 2,000 people turned out in protest close to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s home on Saturday evening, after a ruling by the High Court of Justice said that the weekly demonstrations calling for the AG to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges could resume.

Israelis take part in a weekly protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen on the poster, in front of the home of Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit in Petah Tikva. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The weekly vigils have become the vanguard of a grassroots protest movement against Netanyahu's alleged …