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Israel is in chaos.

After weeks of historic protests, union leaders call for a general strike against the controversial judicial reform proposal of the coalition government led by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahuwhich critics see as an undermining of democracy and justice.

This Sunday night was one of the most intense days, after hundreds of thousands of Israelis took to the streets to protest against the resignation of Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, who had spoken out against the reform.

isaac herzogpresident with mainly formal duties, asks Netanyahu to stop the legislation to calm the situation.