To whom does the referendum law refer?
In a departure from Israel's republican form of government, a new Basic Law gives the Israeli public the direct authority to decline a peace deal, but not to block settlement construction.
The new Basic Law requiring a national referendum for any Israeli land concessions is one of roughly a dozen Basic Laws that have been legislated since 1950, when it was decided to break Israel’s constitution into chapters. The constitution was never completed, however, and we’re still waiting for a...
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