• Posts Tagged ‘Settlements’

    The Commission to Examine the Status of Building in Judea and Samaria Conclusions and Recommendations

    by  • August 19, 2012 • Policy and Opinion • 0 Comments

    Former Supreme Court judge Edmond Levy, left, presenting the settlements report to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    The Commission to Examine the Status of Building in Judea and Samaria Conclusions and Recommendations http://www.pmo.gov.il/NR/rdonlyres/42C25B01-428B-40FC-8A6B-E9B1F5315D74/0/edmundENG100712.pdf After having considered the terms of reference set out in the Commission’s mandate, and in light of what we have heard, as well...

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    Frantic push fails to stop Israeli settlers

    by  • May 24, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

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    FRANTIC efforts to persuade Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to extend a moratorium on new settlements in the West Bank appear to have failed, putting at risk the future of peace talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. With the building freeze technically due to end at midnight last night, the settler movement was preparing...

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    Tax-Exempt Funds Aid Settlements in West Bank

    by  • May 23, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

    HAR BRACHA, West Bank — Twice a year, American evangelicals show up at a winery in this Jewish settlement in the hills of ancient Samaria to play a direct role in biblical prophecy, picking grapes and pruning vines. Believing that Christian help for Jewish winemakers here in the occupied West Bank foretells Christ’s second...

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    An Outpost Carved in Bedrock

    by  • May 23, 2012 • In the Press • 0 Comments

    Curious about ‘real’ settlers, writer spends the day with hilltop youth. In recent weeks, US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have placed the words “Israeli settlements” on the front pages of global newspapers. In the administration’s rush to revive the Middle East peace process, both have demanded a freeze on...

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