Eugene Kontorovich is a professor at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, director of its Center for International Law in the Middle East, and a scholar at the Kohelet Policy Forum in Jerusalem.
Israel’s declaration was never intended to function as domestic law. There’s no reason it should have been transformed into the quasi-constitution it is today.
Eugene Kontorovich thinks that the 1920 San Remo conference sits at the foundation of Israel’s legitimacy. Martin Kramer disagrees. Who’s right?
Imagine what Israel would look like now if it had declined to apply its law to eastern Jerusalem after the Six-Day War. It shouldn’t pass up a similar chance.
The expert on international law joins us to explain why he thinks the new plan might work where others have failed.
The legal expert explains how an erroneous and hypocritical interpretation of international law became unquestioned dogma.
There’s a quadruple standard at work: a double standard within a double standard.
The noted legal expert explains why anti-BDS laws are not only permissible but also just.
Some of the people who now criticize the law were for it only a few years ago.
The controversial new law has been reviled as “an assassination of democracy” and a subversion of the founding principles of the Jewish state. It’s neither.