Netanyahu Delays Bid to Overhaul Israel’s Judiciary as Protests Rage

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JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he was delaying his government’s campaign to exert greater control over the judiciary, backing off in the face of furious public protest that has plunged Israel into one of the deepest crises of its history.

In recent weeks, Mr. Netanyahu had been unyielding in his pursuit of the court overhaul, even as protests drawing…


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