• Posts Tagged ‘West Bank’

    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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    Despite Peace Talks, Israel’s Settlers Are Dug In

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

    The term settlements does not do justice to what Israeli Jews have built on the hilltops of the West Bank. Subdivisions comes closer in those whose winding lanes, red-tiled roofs, bougainvillea and tricycles create a suburban splendor of sorts. In other spots, industrial park would be more accurate, with Israelis having notched scores of...

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    Security tops Israeli-Palestinian talks

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

    Security, is one of the key issues for Israel in the upcoming peace talks. Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister has already said Israel’s security demands will come first before any discussions on borders and final status issues. Among Israel’s security concerns is the Jordan valley. This is an area that was occupied in...

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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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