International Law

International Law: In-Depth Reports

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 »

Is the Balfour Declaration a Legally Binding Document?

When is a unilateral declaration binding? Does this apply in the case of the Balfour Declaration? Read More »

The Historical Paths to the Balfour Declaration

“For long I have been a convinced Zionist,” said Lord Balfour on July 12, 1920 at a meeting at the Royal Albert Hall in London held by the English Zionist Federation under the chairmanship of Lord Rothschild to celebrate the […] Read More »

The Historical Significance of the Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration is important because it recognizes the historical bond of the Jewish People to the Holy Land, a bond which existed long before the declaration. Read More »