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.





View of the Old City of Jerusalem on August 8, 2019. Hadas Parush/Flash90.
Symposium
June 23 2020
About the author

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.


Imagine what Israel would look like now if it had declined to apply its law to eastern Jerusalem in late June 1967, just after the Six-Day War.

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