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November 21, 2002
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Israeli Supreme Court Justice Dorit Beinisch said a recent ruling placing restrictions on the interrogation of Palestinian terrorists upholds Israel’s democratic foundations. Speaking at the opening plenary of the United Jewish Communities’ 2002 General Assembly, Beinisch admitted that rulings limiting the use of force in interrogating terrorists and approving non-Orthodox conversions to Judaism may “not always be popular,” but reflect the court’s need to uphold Israel’s democratic values, which are based on fundamental human rights.

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