Currently alive, at 86 years of age.
1930 – Born in Kalisz, Poland on the 28th of April.
1960 – He was legal counsel to the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
1967 – Wrote a secret memo for Prime Minister Levi Eshkol.
– This was just after Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War of June. Meron argued that creating new settlements in the Occupied Territories would be a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
1971-1975 – Israeli ambassador to Canada.
1977 – He has been a Professor of International Law.
1978 – Immigrated to US 1978.
1984 – Naturalized US citizen.
1994 – The holder of the Charles L. Denison Chair at New York University Law School.
2000-2001 – He served as Counselor on International Law in the U.S. Department of State.
2003 – President of International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
– Eshkol went ahead to create the settlement anyway and so began the Greater Israel movement and Israel’s settlement enterprise.