International Law

International Law: In-Depth Reports

The Many Ways Palestinians Violate International Law

Incendiary kites and balloons, poisonous fumes, arson, children as human shields, rockets, attack tunnels, and murder – that’s just a start. Read More »

The Status of Jerusalem in International and Israeli Law

The Status of Jerusalem in International and Israeli Law

This monograph, however, shows that Israel has valid legal status in Jerusalem. Israel gained control of both parts of the city after Jordan and other Arab states declared war upon it in May 1948 and in June 1967 respectively. In doing so, Israel exercised its right to self-defense, which international law recognizes as a legitimate reason for using military force. Read More »

Did Israel Use “Disproportionate Force” to Protect the Gaza Fence?

What does international law say about hostile “demonstrators” breaching a border? Read More »

Abbas’ Threat to Revoke Palestinian Recognition of Israel

Abbas’ threat is – as always – a double-edged sword Read More »

Jerusalem: The Renewed Diplomatic Struggle over the City’s Future

Jerusalem Center President Dore Gold confronts the myths which subvert archaeology, history, and international law, and undermine the Jewish connection to Jerusalem. Read More »

Manipulating the Truth about Gaza

Some truths about Peter Beinart’s “truth” in Gaza Read More »

Israel’s Contribution to the Modern Evolution of International Law

Discrimination against Israel continues in international law institutions Read More »

The Events along the Border with Gaza

International hypocrisy once again Read More »

Why Israeli Rule in the West Bank Is Legal under International Law

An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen Read More »

Israel and Syria: The UN and the Distortion of International Law

The problem with the UN Human Rights Council is that it’s distorting international law, focusing on the wrong issues and leaving some of the greatest abuses of human rights since World War II unanswered. Read More »

Dore Gold Asserts Israel’s Legal Rights to the Golan Heights at International Meeting in Moscow

From the point of view of Israel, in the southern part of that area, the Golan Heights will remain under Israeli sovereignty. Read More »

Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will not Damage the Peace Process

The United States government is deliberating whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and whether to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. Read More »

Ten Reasons for Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Submitting to threats of violence is a surrender to terror and a sign of weakness. Read More »

70 Years after UN Resolution 181: An Assessment

November 29, 1947, the penultimate step to Israel’s statehood Read More »

Is It True the UN Created Israel? Seventy years since UN General Assembly Resolution 181

“… since the United Nations did not succeed in implementing its own decisions. In our view, the decision of 29 November about Jerusalem is null and void.” Read More »