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Israel’s first Arab Supreme Court Justice, Salim Joubran, retires


At the farewell ceremony of the Jewish State’s first Arab citizen appointed to the Supreme Court, Israel’s Supreme Court President Miriam Naor said, ‘Joubran is the Israeli embodiment at its best.’

By Tova Tzimuki and Telem Yahav


Supreme Court Justice and Vice President Salim Joubran retired Thursday from his post at the mandatory judicial retirement age of 70.

Israel’s Supreme Court Justice, Salim Joubran – Photo: רדיומן/Wikimedia

Joubran received a dignified farewell ceremony after he dealt with his last day in the Supreme Court on the issue of allowing same-sex couples to adopt—a right still reserved for heterosexual couples only. Continue Reading »