Contemporary Legal Challenges in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Gilad Noam, Senior Deputy to Israel's State Attorney and lecturer in international criminal law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, will discuss the legal issues and challenges posed by Hamas' shelling of Israeli towns, Israel's 2012 "Pillar of Defense" operation in the Gaza strip, and the UN General Assembly's resolution upgrading the status of the PLO's observer mission to the UN to that of "non-member Observer State."