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Simcha D. Rothman

Simcha D. Rothman is the founder and legal adviser of The Movement for Governability and Democracy (Meshilut), a leading voice in the fight against judicial activism and for the proper separation of powers in Israel.
He investigates the complex relations between appointed and elected officials and represents Meshilut in appeals filed before the Israeli Supreme Court and in various Knesset committees.

Rothman earned his L.L.M. in Public Law in the joint program between Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University. He earned his L.L.B. from Bar Ilan University, studied in Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh, and served as a chaplain in the Combat Engineering Corps of the Israel Defense Forces.