Saturday October 25th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Rehavia Gang’

New Bill Promotes Checks & Balances for Supreme Court

New Bill Promotes Checks & Balances for Supreme Court

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Likud Members of Knesset Z'ev Elkin and Yariv Levin proposed a bill on Wednesday that would allow the Knesset Constitution, Law and Justice Committee to veto appointments of Supreme Court judges. The bill came in response to years of judicial activism viewed by the Israeli public as promoting narrow political and cultural [...]

Bloodless Revolution May Save Israel’s Judicial System

Bloodless Revolution May Save Israel’s Judicial System

by Sagit Levi The “Rehavia Gang” that has controlled Israel’s judicial system for 16 years is on its way out, said journalist Yoav Yitzhak on the News1 website. “The great revolution that many good people have been waiting for is taking place at this very moment,” Yitzhak told his readers. “The ‘Rehavia Gang’… is losing de [...]