Israel's Declaration of Independence says explicitly that all peoples can continue to live in the country without discrimination. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • kenny
    • 14.04.12 | 11:45 (IDT)

    but then - the Israeli Supreme Court rules right away in 1948, in Zeev v. Gubernik, that this document cannot be used by the courts to pass judgment on the law-making activities of the Israeli legislature, the Knesset. This is one of many ways the Supreme Court weakens itself so that the Knesset is able to pass laws that legalize discrimination and other civil rights that usually a Supreme Court would not allow to stand

    from the article: Gunter Grass and the mute left
    First published 01:43 12.04.12 | Last updated 01:43 12.04.12
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