Jerusalem Is and Always Will Be Treated as a "Special" Case

Whatever international law says, or doesn’t say, it will never be applied fairly and consistently to the status of Jerusalem.

July 31, 2019 | Michel Gurfinkiel
About the author: Michel Gurfinkiel is the founder and president of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think-tank in France, and a Shillman/Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum. His “You Only Live Twice,” on the contemporary situation of European Jews, appeared in Mosaic in August 2013.
This is a response to The Mirage of an International Jerusalem, originally published in Mosaic in July 2019

A blurred view of the Western Wall during Passover in April 2019. THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images.

Eugene Kontorovich, Jeremy A. Rabkin, and Douglas J. Feith were kind enough not only to read my essay, “The Mirage of an International Jerusalem,” but to contribute their own acute reflections on the subject.

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