Israel truly fears a possible constitutional crisis in the next few weeks, because Israel’s right-wing national government coalition and Israel’s left-wing legal system cannot find common ground, nor can the coalition and the opposition.
And this reflects the divided people. As has often been pointed out, two different worldviews collide in Israel, each with a different vision for Israel’s future as the homeland of the Jewish people.
In Israel, for the first time, all 15 Supreme Court justices are due to meet on September 12 to rule on whether the Reduction of Adequacy Law is compatible with the Basic Law.
The State of Israel has no constitution and is based on a collection of basic laws. What will happen if the Supreme Court in Jerusalem does not recognize the ruling coalition’s new draft law?
This applies in the event that the Supreme Court decides, for the first time ever, to declare a Basic Law invalid. So far, the Supreme Court has not done so and has refused to intervene in the content of constitutions, especially when some judges have...
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