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 | Eugene Kontorovich
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.
This is a response to Examining Israel’s Eastern Borders: A Symposium, originally published in Mosaic in June 2020
View of the Old City of Jerusalem on August 8, 2019. Hadas Parush/Flash90.
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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