Why is the World Obsessed With Israeli Judicial Reform

Protests against Judicial Reform in Jerusalem, Israel - Feb. 20, 2023. Photo credit: Eyal Warshavsky / SOPA Images/Si via Reuters Connect

A strident debate is occurring in Israel about the role of the judiciary and democratic governance. Virtually every democracy debates this issue periodically, because there is an inherent conflict between majority power and minority rights. The traditional role of non-elected courts is to impose a check on politicians who are elected by the majority. Whenever […]