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Ayelet Shaked Gets Protection Amid Threats

Newly appointed Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked of the Jewish Home Party has been assigned a bodyguards after threats were made on her life.

Pictures showing Shaked wearing a Nazi uniform also have surfaced on social media.

The security detail was assigned to Shaked on Monday by Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, who expressed concern about the Nazi photo. A similar photo appeared in the days before the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

Shaked, 39, has expressed a desire to weaken Israel’s Supreme Court, in particular by strengthening the legislative branch. She is a strong critic of the left wing.

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