Legal Challenges Facing Israel in the International Arena

Shabbat, August 26th, during services (in place of Rabbi Weiss’ sermon)

Come hear Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Director of International Law, Sarah Weiss-Ma’udi speak on the current set of challenges and opportunities Israel faces with its neighbours.

Sarah Weiss-Ma`udi is the Director of the International Law Department at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In this position, she has served as counsel in matters relating to: maritime law; water law; international borders; international law relating to natural gas and oil, the recognition of states; Israeli domestic sanctions policies; human rights law; humanitarian law; counter-terrorism; and Israeli policies vis-à-vis its neighbors (Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and the Palestinians) and the European Union.

Prior to working at the Foreign Ministry, Ms. Weiss Ma’udi worked as an associate lawyer for Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co., one of Israel’s top corporate law firms, specializing in international contract law. She also taught public international law at the Ono Academic College in Israel and worked at the Israel Ministry of Justice’s International Treaties and Litigation Department.

2 Responses to “Legal Challenges Facing Israel in the International Arena”

  1. Dee Schwank
    August 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm #

    I will be visiting Eastport Maine the last week of August and am looking for “nearby” services to attend, preferably Shabbat morning, Sept. 2. Are there services that morning at the synagogue? Thank you,

    • Naomi Rosenfeld
      August 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm #

      The closest community to you would be saint john, but it’s still almost 2 hours away.

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