Haaretz Fact Checking / Bennett gets his kingdoms wrong, Maoz his empires
Haaretz scrutinizes declarations by Knesset candidates for accuracy. In this column: Naftali Bennett and Shlomo Maoz on the judicial system and the poverty rate.
Naftali Bennett, the new chairman of the Habayit Hayehudi party, speaks fluently and confidently even when he doesn't get the facts quite right. During a debate he held with leadership rival Zevulun Orlev, which was published two weeks ago in the B'sheva newspaper, Bennett said: "The State of Israel is managed by a legal kingdom, a closed guild [where] judges appoint judges. It's the only country in which...
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