Israel's 1967 Governmental Debate about the Annexation of East Jerusalem: The Nascent Alliance with the United States, Overshadowed by “United Jerusalem”

  title={Israel's 1967 Governmental Debate about the Annexation of East Jerusalem: The Nascent Alliance with the United States, Overshadowed by “United Jerusalem”},
  author={Ofra Friesel},
  journal={Law and History Review},
  pages={363 - 391}
  • Ofra Friesel
  • Published 3 March 2016
  • Political Science
  • Law and History Review
“No Israeli, dove or hawk, will ever surrender any part of Jerusalem.” Arthur J. Goldberg, United States Ambassador to the United Nations 1965–68 The main position of modern international law prohibits the annexation of occupied territory. Israel, however, like Jordan two decades earlier, annexed East Jerusalem after its occupation in June 1967, and applied its national laws there. Although the legality of the Israeli move according to international law has been debated extensively ever since… 
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