The Kohelet Policy Forum strives to secure Israel's future as the nation-state of the Jewish people, to strengthen representative democracy, and to broaden individual liberty and free-market principles in Israel.
Is the American embassy move a positive step? Will it set a precedent for other countries to follow? Does it contradict a notion that Jerusalem is a shared space?
A new study documents the widespread role of some of the world's largest companies in supporting settlement enterprises in the occupied territories. It is an essential companion to the UN human rights council's efforts to seek accountability for such activities.
Trump must soon decide whether to move the embassy. Doing so would help promote peace
The “Meklat Affair” not only exposed, once again, the moral bankruptcy of the French left. It also confirmed its stubborn refusal to face the fact that there is such a thing as Muslim anti-Semitism.
Kerry’s speech on the U.S. decision to abstain from a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements has triggered intense debate on the future of U.S. policy regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Kohelet's head of International Law department debated against the pro-Palestinian professor of Arab studies on WBEZ Radio We discuss President...
The proposed “Regulation Bill” raises the legal issues within Israeli and International Law regarding Israel's conduct in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and East Jerusalem. Prof. Kontorovich addresses the main arguments against the bill
What about Russia in Crimea, Armenia in parts of Azerbaijan, or what Vietnam did in Cambodia?
This Article provides the first comprehensive, global examination of state and international practice bearing on Article 49(6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which provides that an “Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.” This provision is a staple...
During the 2015 Knesset elections, Benjamin Netanyahu committed to reform Israel’s voting system so as to free the prime minister from the permanent blackmail of his coalition partners. More than one year after the swearing in of the current government, this commitment seems to have been forgotten even though...