In this heretofore unreleased profile, Jeffrey Rosen discusses Barak’s legacy, detractors and the judge’s opinion on the role of the judiciary and the future of Israeli democracy.
On February 6, four of the ICJ’s fifteen judges left the court, and four new judges joined.
South Africa’s claim brought to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) accused Israel of genocidal actions against Gaza. Read the quotes by notable Israeli politicians offered as evidence of incitement of genocide.
Reactions in Israel to the ICJ decision have ranged from outrage, to a sigh of relief, to a sobering assessment of its broad domestic and international implications.