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International Libel and Privacy Handbook: A Global Reference for Journalists, Publishers, Webmasters, and Lawyers, 3rd Edition by Charles J. Glasser, Jr.

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Chapter 27

Israel

Ori Shenhar

Shenhar-Doleve

Shenhar-Doleve, Law Office

65 Yigal Alon St.

Toyota Towers

Tel-Aviv 67443

Israel

Phone: +972-3-5618080

Fax: +972-3-5618082

www.shdlaw.co.il

ori@shdlaw.co.il

Introduction to the Israeli Legal System

The Israeli legal system merges English common-law concepts with influences of European Continental Codification and American Constitutional ideas. Israeli legislation is made of ordinances adopted during the British mandate rule of Palestine (1922–1948) and laws legislated by the Israeli Parliament (the Knesset). Israel does not have a Constitution. However, Basic Laws, adopted by the Knesset, govern the operations of the branches of government and protect human and civil rights.

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