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Smart Take | Israeli Parliament Takes First Big Step to Curb Judiciary Powers

July 27, 20232:18

Wilson Center Fellow Guy Laron talks about the judiciary overhaul in Israel and the agenda of Israel’s far-right government. He discusses the mass protest movement, the various laws that will likely limit Supreme Court powers, and why the government is pushing forward such a controversial legislation package. Guy Laron is a Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Fellow with the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute and Middle East Program.

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Guy Laron

Guy Laron

Fellow;
Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
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Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform US foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more

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The Kennan Institute is the premier US center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more