UKLFI Charitable Trust

Sheikh Jarrah: The Property Dispute.

Video and Transcript of webinar now available.

Arabs have rioted in Jerusalem and Israel has been blamed. A Jewish organisation is seeking the eviction of Palestinians occupying some buildings in the Shimon haTzadik neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah a short distance north of the Old City in Jerusalem.

UKLFI Charitable Trust held a webinar on 13 May 2021, when Prof. Avi Bell explained the legal background to this property dispute, interviewed by Natasha Hausdorff, legal director of UKLFI Charitable Trust.

The video of the webinar is available on YouTube HERE

The transcript of the webinar is available here:  Transcript of Sheikh Jarrah webinar

Prof. Avi Bell is Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law and at Bar Ilan University’s Faculty of Law and also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Kohelet Policy Forum. Prof. Bell assists various non-profit organizations with training, legal advice, and strategic direction, and he has consulted with and given testimony to officials and committees of parliaments, governments and international organizations on six continents. He is on the board of Directors of NGO Monitor.

Natasha Hausdorff is a barrister at 6 Pump Court Chambers, and a frequent speaker on International Law. She has a law degree from Oxford University, qualified as a solicitor at Skadden, and subsequently gained an LLM from Tel Aviv University, focussing on public international law and the law of armed conflict. She clerked for Miriam Naor, President of Israel’s Supreme Court, and was a Fellow at Columbia Law School’s National Security Program. Natasha is legal director of UKLFI Charitable Trust.