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Meron, Theodor

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Diplomat, Lawyers

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.