Consequently, it's ridiculous to claim that the nation-state law undermines democracy, equality, or minority rights merely because those terms don't appear in it, given that several other Basic Laws already address these issues.
Demonstrators take part in a protest against the nation-state law in Rabin Square on August 4, 2018 in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Finally, on the issue of Diaspora Jewry, she notes that the law explicitly mentions that "the state will act within the Diaspora to strengthen the affinity between the state and members of the Jewish people" and says that the language chosen to refer to activities in the Diaspora alone was to "avoid an undemocratic situation in which a constitutional "right" would effectively bind the Israeli Government to make decisions based on how they would be perceived overseas".
Regarding the collective rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel and the status of the Arabic language, attorneys argue in the petition that "the Nation-State Law - in violation of global law - does not recognize any collective right of the Arabs as a homeland minority, as opposed to enshrining broad exclusive collective rights for the Jewish population, as if Jews were a minority requiring special protection". The law states that "the right to exercise national self-determination in the State of Israel is unique to the Jewish people".
The petition says that the law is "racist, massively harmful to fundamental human rights and contravenes worldwide human rights norms, especially those forbidding laws that constitute a racist constitution".
Arabs have strongly criticised the legislation, particularly those from Israel's 130,000-strong Druze community, who say it makes them second-class citizens even though, unlike other Arabs, they are subject to compulsory service in the military or police alongside Jewish Israelis.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch live
Last year, the Galaxy Note 8 started at $930 and smashed through the psychological barrier of $1,000 in its top configuration. Samsung is about to launch its highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 9, the latest phone in its premium smartphone range.
But critics, both at home and overseas, say it undermines Israel's commitment to equality for all its citizens outlined in the constitution.
Israel's parliament ("Knesset") held a special session on Wednesday to debate the controversial nation state law passed last month declaring the country the nation state of the Jewish people. I'm holding the first draft of the Nationality Law, which was submitted in 2011.
At least 50,000 Israelis attended a Druze-led demonstration against the law in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday night.
In an interview on Monday with Army Radio, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked warned of an "earthquake" if the high court attempts to overturns the law, saying that the Supreme Court does not have the authority strike down a Basic Law on constitutional grounds. What it has is a series of Basic Laws to which the Supreme Court unilaterally accorded constitutional status.
On Sunday, two Bedouin former IDF officers also called on the High Court to either change the formulation of the law so it applies equally to all Israelis or abolish it completely.
However, most like the Perseid , can only be seen under ideal conditions , which according to Blake, will take place August 10-14. If you decide to go shooting star spotting, don't forget to let your eyes adjust to the dark for about 15 to 20 minutes.
Called "T-Mobile Essentials ", the new plan will be available starting August 10 and is just like the name implies: the basics. Called the T-Mobile Essentials plan , it offers only the basics, without numerous extras that T-Mobile has become known for.
As the part of the contract, Mateo Kovacic, midfielder of the Spanish powerhouse, will join the blues on a season-long loan. Courtois, 26, will cost the Spanish giants around £35m and he'll pen a six-year contract at the Bernabeu.
While there have been a couple of delays along the way, Rockstar is nearing the end of development for Red Dead Redemption 2 . Your choices will shape your experience, and getting to know more people can help you learn secrets and open up side quests.
Future broadcasts will be three hours long and will include a new category that is designed around achievement in popular film . Those (in the case of films like Black Panther , say) those nerdy, nerdy eyeballs, and the rooting interests they represent.
Not only that it is also accompanied by DualShock 4 wireless controller and mono headset; both with matching translucent body. Joining the ever-expanding collection of special edition PS4 consoles from Sony is the PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition .
First, it is important to highlight what the cost to acquire Khalil Mack would be if the Raiders were intent on trading him. Remember, Cooper shares an agent with Mack, so we should probably be prepared for another offseason merry-go-round in 2019.
With the confidence that the people have given me, I want to win it all. "A lot of heart and a lot of heart (I will bring). During the three-year contract, I hope we can win everything we play for", a club statement quoted Vidal as saying.
If we are happy with our squad and can not improve our squad, sometimes it's better to keep our squad together. I'm sure we're going to be competitive. "I am not anxious , not sad, I am so happy".
Israeli strike kills two Hamas fighters in Gaza
In the country's defense Ministry explained that the barrier needs to protect Israelis from attacks by the Islamic group Hamas. The IDF spokesman also posted online a video of the Hamas terrorists shooting at Israeli troops from the Gaza Strip outpost.
Everton clinch signing of Brazilian Bernard
Barcelona have inserted a buy-back clause into the agreement for the centre-back, who only joined them from Palmeiras in January. The Brazil global follows compatriot Richarlison and Lucas Digne in joining the Marco Silva revolution on Merseyside.
Man City vs Arsenal is the EPL game of the weekend
Arsenal's director of high performance, Darren Burgess, has provided an insight into Arsenal's training in pre-season. The Spanish manager took charge of Arsenal just a few months ago as Arsene Wenger's replacement.
India's playing XI for 2nd Test vs England leaked?
Despite India's overall failed batting effort at Edgbaston, bowling coach Bharat Arun ruled out playing an extra batsman here. India struggled against the swinging ball, with England finding it hard to combat Ravichandran Ashwin's off-spin.
Death toll in Indonesia quake rises to 164
But some evacuees have complained of being ignored or experiencing long delays for supplies to arrive at shelters. A man inspects the ruins of houses at a village affected by Sunday's quake in Kayangan, Lombok Island, Indonesia.
Blizzard has 'multiple Diablo projects in the works'
Camel admits that some are going to take longer than others, but that there might be some news to share "later this year". Back in June, we covered that Blizzard was hiring a dungeon artist for an unannounced Diablo game.
Death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 91
Immediately after the first shock, the authorities issued a warning about the possibility of a tsunami , which was later canceled. Chrissy Teigen who is vacationing in nearby Bali witnessed the natural disaster first hand from relatively safe distance.