Idit Shafran Gittleman

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Dr. Idit Shafran Gittleman is a researcher at the Amnon Lipkin-Shahak Center for Security and Democracy at the Israel Democracy Institute. She is also an adjunct professor at IDC Herzliya, and a research fellow at the Minerva Centre for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions. Idit holds a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy. Her Ph.D. dissertation, which was written under the supervision of Prof. Yitzhak Benbaji, is entitled "Partiality in War."

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Israel-Palestine

Freedom to Grieve: On the Israeli Supreme Court Decision of Combatants for Peace v. Minister of Defense

In the past few years, the Israeli Supreme Court has been a target of political attacks, mostly from conservative circles, which claim that it prefers universal human rights over national values. These groups have made calls to curb the court’s authority and power.

Israel-Palestine

The Israeli Supreme Court’s Decision in Tziam v. the Prime Minister

On Aug. 26, the Israeli Supreme Court, in the case of Tziam v. the Prime Minister, ordered the state to grant the petitioners, five Palestinian women living in Gaza who required life-saving medical treatment, permission to enter East Jerusalem for the purpose of receiving healthcare.