If one puts in “Control F” and “Search “Dinstein” in the IDF International Law Department’s database of legal opinions, the word will appear almost as often as the word “law.” And when we hear that word “Dinstein” we think firstly not of the person, but of the fundamental texts which guide many of us in our work.
As Such, Professor Yoram Dinstein has joined that small group of people for whom the mention of their names has connotations of a concept or a school more than the person themselves.
Colonel Dr. Eran Shamir-Borer,
Introduction to Keynote Address: A Tribute To Yoram Dinstein,
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