KAREN STAHL-DON MA,LLM
THE BRITISH MANDATE: DEFINING THE LEGALITY OF JEWISH SOVEREIGNTY OVER JUDEA AND SAMARIA UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
The purpose of this report is to present a clear solid historical and legal basis for Israeli sovereignty over the entire area of the Mandate. An objective
evaluation of the relevant binding instruments and applicable rules of international law conclusively establishes the legality of Israeli sovereignty over
Judea and Samaria, and the right of Jewish settlement therein. These basic legal historical documents speak the truth to all who choose to read them.
It is common to analyze the legality of Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria beginning in 1947 or in 1967 with the Six-Day War. Yet either starting
point obscures the entire World War I era, which defined the framework of the region and Israel’s legal claim of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria. Failure to…