Robbie Sabel

Robbie Sabel is professor of international law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and former legal adviser to the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Among his publications: Procedure in International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed., 2006) (awarded the Certificate of Merit of the American Society of International Law); International Law (the Sacher Institute of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2nd ed., 2010).

Publications by Robbie Sabel

Manipulating International Law as Part of Anti-Israeli “Lawfare”

Israel’s detractors manipulate international law to invent rules that are applied only to Israel and not to other states.  Read More »

The Campaign to Delegitimize Israel with the False Charge of Apartheid

The Campaign to Delegitimize Israel with the False Charge of Apartheid

Israel and the False Charge of Apartheid

The comparison of Israel to South Africa has been utterly rejected by those who understand the old Apartheid system.  Read More »

Israel Should Become a Member of the Council of Europe

From Manfred Gerstenfeld: European-Israeli Relations: Between Confusion and Change?
Israel Should Become a Member of the Council of Europe
Robbie Sabel  Read More »

The ICJ Opinion on the Separation Barrier: Designating the Entire West Bank as “Palestinian Territory”

The International Court of Justice in The Hague (ICJ) in its advisory opinion on the legality of Israel’s separation barrier uncritically adopted the UN General Assembly phrase "Palestinian territories" as applying to all the territories. The UN General Assembly is a political body. It is not a global legislature that creates international law through its resolutions.  Read More »