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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

October 27, 2017 11:39 am
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Israel Cannot Withdraw From the West Bank

The greatest threat to Israel’s existence is neither Shiite militias on the Golan border, nor the Iranian nuclear threat, which are both of physical and...

October 27, 2017 10:17 am
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FIFA Refuses to Sanction Israel, Despite Palestinian Pressure

JNS.org - The international soccer association FIFA said on Friday that it will not pursue Palestinian claims for punitive measures against Israel for the participation...

September 21, 2017 9:55 am
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Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on...

June 22, 2017 11:03 am
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Palestinian Pollution: A Dirty Little Secret

JNS.org - Last week, the Israeli authorities confiscated two tractors, a hydraulic excavator and other equipment used by Palestinians to carry out illegal quarrying that has...

May 22, 2017 11:59 am
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Zionism’s Post-1967 Choices

It is no accident that there has been little to no change in the official status quo of Judea and Samaria in the 50 years since the...

May 9, 2017 12:18 pm
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The Logic Behind Israel’s Presence in Judea and Samaria

Fifty years ago, Israel faced a looming attack from Egypt, Jordan and Syria. But on the morning of June 5, 1967, Israel’s air force launched a pre-emptive...

May 8, 2017 4:46 pm
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The Israeli ‘Occupation’ Tour

On my last visit to Israel, I thought it would be interesting to take a tour of the West Bank from the perspective of critics of Israeli...

April 7, 2017 9:59 am
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Israel to Close Off West Bank, Gaza for 48 Hours Over Fear of Passover Attacks

Israel will close off the West Bank and Gaza Strip for 48 hours beginning Friday, amid fears of attacks by the Hamas terror group during...

April 7, 2017 6:53 am
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Israel Dismantles Another Settlement, Gets No Credit

JNS.org - You didn’t read about it in the New York Times, or hear about it on “CBS Evening News.” The European Union didn’t praise it,...

March 20, 2017 6:45 am
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Experts Say Lieberman’s Population Swaps Could Harm Israel

JNS.org - After Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman recently reiterated his plan for population swaps in any future peace deal with the Palestinians, some Mideast experts and...

February 10, 2017 3:49 am
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Renewed Questions About Future of Settlements After Amona Evacuation

JNS.org - Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week. The controversy raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements,...

February 1, 2017 9:02 am
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A Trip Across Israel Shows How Vulnerable the Country Is

On a trip to Israel in 2007, my friends and I drove across the entire width of pre-1967 Israel -- from the security barrier at...

November 2, 2016 4:10 am
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The Park Slope Food Coop Should Stick to Its Purview, Not Politics

When the Park Slope Food Coop in Brooklyn was founded in 1973, it had a worthy mission: to make healthy and affordable food available to...

October 10, 2016 12:08 pm
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Israel to Seal Off West Bank, Gaza Strip Over Yom Kippur

The Israeli army announced Monday it would be sealing off the West Bank and Gaza Strip over Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands

JNS.org - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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