Israel’s Justice Minister Is Undermining Democracy

Ayelet Shaked wants freedom to violate human rights as the parliamentary majority understands it at any time, and freedom to discriminate between the rights of Jewish and non-Jewish citizens

Amos Schocken
Amos Schocken
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Amos Schocken
Amos Schocken

The lie that Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked keeps repeating doesn’t become the truth even when it appears in her (impertinent, alas) response to the comments by former Supreme Court President Aharon Barak in an interview with Yedioth Ahronoth last month. “You must have been referring to the constitutional revolution you generated, which inflicted wounds that Israeli democracy is still licking,” Shaked said in a Facebook post in response.

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