The Case for Israel - A New Landmark Documentary with Alan Dershowitz

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Amnon Rubinstein, PhD

Amnon Rubinstein, PhD
Professor, Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

Amnon Rubinstein was born in Tel Aviv in 1931. He studied economics, international relations, and law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and joined the Israel Bar Association in 1963. He earned a PhD at the London School of Economics in 1966. He taught at Tel Aviv University from 1961 to 1975 and was dean of the law faculty from 1968 to 1973.

Professor Rubinstein founded Shinui, the Center Party, in 1974, and served as a member of the Knesset from 1977 to 2001, where he served as chair of the Economics Committee; the State Control Committee; and the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.

As a political commentator, he has written for Israeli daily newspapers Ha’aretz and Maariv and published several books on jurisprudence and modern Jewish history—including From Herzl to Rabin: The Changing Image of Zionism and Israel’s Constitutional Law (now in its 6th edition)—and three novels. After retiring from the government, he resumed teaching, becoming professor of law and dean of the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya and president of IDC Herzliya.

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