Prof. Ruth Lapidoth

Ruth Lapidoth is a Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Professor at the Law School of the College of Management. She is a recipient of the 2006 Israel Prize in Legal Research and of the 2000 Prominent Woman in International Law Award from the American Society of International Law.She served in the Israeli delegation to the UN in 1976, and in 1979 was appointed Legal Advisor to the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Publications by Prof. Ruth Lapidoth

Today, what is the legal standing of the Balfour Declaration?

The Balfour Declaration was replaced by the Covenant of the League of Nations, which addressed all the legal questions left open by it. Read More »

Was the Declaration a Legally Binding Document?

100 Years Since the Balfour Declaration Read More »

What’s the history of the Egypt-Israel Border ?

Professor Ruth Lapidoth, Senior Researcher at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies and Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem addresses the legal aspects of Sykes-Picot Agreement. Read More »

The Misleading Interpretation of Security Council Resolution 242 (1967)

Download the pdf Among the UN resolutions concerning the Middle East that are quite often mentioned and referred to is Security Council Resolution 242 (1967).1 It has even been considered the building block of peace in the Middle East.2 Unfortunately, […] Read More »