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Israel's Netanyahu to continue judicial overhaul despite security warnings

In a televised address, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pushed ahead for Knesset approval next week of the next step in the controversial plan.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Thursday evening to do all that he can to bring the sides together on the controversial judicial overhaul plan, but did not pledge to halt the legislation process.

Addressing Israelis on TV in prime time, the Israeli prime minister said that the next phase of the judicial overhaul — a bill changing the composition of the committee for selecting judges — will be brought to Knesset for final approval on Monday.

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