Through the Lens of the Law: The "Jewish and Democratic State"

Wednesday, February 19

Time: 7 PM

Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Green Hall, Room 102B

An evening with Hassan Jabareen

How do the legal values of the State of Israel as a "Jewish and democratic state" impact the rights of Palestinians?

Join us for an evening with Attorney Hassan Jabareen , founder and general director of Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel who will discuss how the values of the State of Israel as a "Jewish and democratic state" are expressed in the law. Attorney Jabareen has litigated landmark constitutional rights cases before the Israeli Supreme Court on behalf of Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. He is also a Schell Center Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Palestine Studies. Middle East Institute, Human Rights Institute, Adalah - The Legal Center For Arab Minority Rights In Israel and Social Justice Initiatives.