He made the corresponding statement in a video address to the nation, which was broadcast by Israeli TV channels.

"The split in society penetrates the army, and this poses an immediate and tangible danger to the security of the state. I won't have a hand in that... We need changes in the judicial system... but major changes must be made through dialogue... The legislative process must be stopped, and it is necessary to allow the people of Israel to celebrate the holiday of Passover and Independence Day together, "RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

Earlier, the organizers of the movement against judicial reform in Israel announced a week of large-scale protests throughout the country.

On February 12, more than 80,<> people came to a rally against judicial reform in Israel.