One side says the courts have too much authority. The other says the government is now too powerful. Both sides agree: the stakes are high

A sense of history at Israel's Supreme Court – a country rising as all fifteen justices took their seats on Tuesday for a day of oral arguments, on how the court should rule on the move to limit the court's own power, on the balance between lawmaker and judge. 

Both sides agree: the stakes are high.

"Democracy doesn’t die from a few strong blows, democracy dies in a series of small steps,” said Israeli Supreme Court Justice Isaac Amit.... Read More: i24