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NYT admits the problem isn't Israel's judicial reform

(JNS) — This is a really extraordinary article.

All of these months the Israeli left and media have been howling that judicial reform, which means rolling back the unlimited authority of the country’s Supreme Court, is a coup and a threat to democracy. Mostly the media and politicians in the United States have echoed those lies.

In “Israel’s Political Crisis,” published on Tuesday, The New York Times breaks from that narrative, admits that judicial reform makes sense, and that the only problem is who’s carrying it out.

“In their details, the judicial changes that Israel’s Parliament passed yes...


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