Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, discussed the government's judicial reform legislation during a lecture on Saturday evening.

"We are the Great Rabbinical Court, they are the Supreme Court. Why should they be above us? Why shouldn't we be above them?" the Chief Rabbi wondered.

Concerning the demonstrations against the plan, he stated, "We need peace among the nation. All of the disagreements, all of the civil wars, are very disturbing and painful. We need dialogue."

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