Solidarity and Judicial Review

The concept of solidarity conveys the notion of a community of commitments, a group composed by units who are mutually committed towards each other. The boundaries of the group, the nature of the mutual commitments and the specific duties that may derive from them vary. This article draws on the case study of Israel to examine the role of courts in entrenching, facilitating and reinforcing solidarity. How do courts perceive their position and role with respect to solidarity? To what extent does solidarity play a role in court rulings? And what notions and types of solidarity do court rulings strengthen?