Eugene Kontorovich

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.

Kontorovich: Israel Should Act Now

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.

June 23 2020 12:01AM

Podcast: Eugene Kontorovich on the New American Peace Plan and How It Differs from the Old Ones

The expert on international law joins us to explain why he thinks the new plan might work where others have failed.

March 5 2020 12:01AM

Podcast: Eugene Kontorovich on America and Its View of Israeli Settlements

The legal expert explains how an erroneous and hypocritical interpretation of international law became unquestioned dogma.

Nov. 29 2019 12:01AM

The Many Incoherences and Hypocrisies of International Law on Jerusalem

There’s a quadruple standard at work: a double standard within a double standard.

July 15 2019 12:01AM

Podcast: Eugene Kontorovich on the Legalities and Controversies of Anti-BDS Law

The noted legal expert explains why anti-BDS laws are not only permissible but also just.

March 7 2019 12:01AM

The Criticisms of Israel's Nation-State Law Are Very Strange

Some of the people who now criticize the law were for it only a few years ago.

Oct. 31 2018 2:16AM

Why All the Outrage over Israel’s Nation-State Law?

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.

Oct. 8 2018 12:01AM