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The myth of Jewish settlements in int'l law

Because time works in favor of legal perversions, today’s absurdity vis-à-vis the settlements could become tomorrow’s law.

Settlers enter building in Hebron.
Photo by: TOVAH LAZAROFF
By permitting Jewish residence in the West Bank, is Israel ignoring international law? Ruth Gavison, a law professor at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University, seems to thinks so.

Gavison criticized the report issued last year by former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Edmund Levy which affirmed the legality of building under international law.



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