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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

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...

June 10, 2016 9:49 am
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Israel Closes Off West Bank Until End of Shavuot Amid Security Concerns

JNS.org - Two days after the Palestinian terrorist shooting that killed four Israelis in Tel Aviv, the Israeli diplomatic-security cabinet imposed a general closure on all...

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm
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Trump Cites Israeli Fences in Speech on Proposed US-Mexico Immigration Wall

JNS.org - Leading Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump on Sunday mentioned Israel when commenting on his proposed wall on the US-Mexico border, which he...

January 18, 2016 7:13 am
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UNRWA Tells Potential Employees Life in West Bank Is Wonderful; Tells World the Opposite

From an UNRWA job posting: The Director of UNRWA Operations acts as UNRWA’s representative in the West Bank where s/he directs UNRWA’s programmes... for a population of...

January 5, 2016 11:14 am
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UN Envoy to Disputed Palestinian Territories Resigns Over ‘Lack of Access’

JNS.org - The United Nations Human Rights Council’s special investigator for the disputed Palestinian territories, Makarim Wibisono, announced his resignation on Monday, citing Israel’s refusal to...

November 5, 2015 7:38 am
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The S-Word: A Weekend in an Israeli Settlement

On the day that I made aliyah to Israel, a nice couple with a teenage daughter stood behind me in the line at JFK Airport,...

September 2, 2015 8:21 am
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An Honest, First-Hand Look at Israeli Settlements

On a cold and windy weekend in January, I traveled to Kfar Tapuach (population 800) in the heart of the West Bank, along with 30 other...

July 31, 2015 8:16 am
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The Dismantling of Susiya is an Israeli Injustice

The pending order to demolish the small Palestinian village of Susiya in the southern Judean Mountains in the occupied West Bank represents the most blatant...

June 25, 2015 9:33 am
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US Congress Passes Trade Bill With Anti-BDS Amendment

  JNS.org - The Trans-Pacific Partnership bill passed by the U.S. Congress on Wednesday includes an amendment requiring American negotiators to stipulate the rejection of boycotting Israeli products as...

May 1, 2015 1:46 pm
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Israeli Rescuers Try to Save Lives of Palestinian Men Who Drowned in Pond

Despite the best efforts of Israeli volunteer rescuers, two Palestinian men in their 20s drowned on Tuesday afternoon in a pond in the Jordan Valley...

December 16, 2014 8:28 pm
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Report: U.S. Will Veto Palestinian Resolution for U.N.-Imposed Peace Plan

JNS.org - The U.S. will use its veto power at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to block an upcoming Palestinian resolution that asks the UNSC to outline the...

Features

Female Israeli Lone Soldiers May Finally Get Their Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Part of the widely admired strength of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

World

White House: President Trump ‘Deeply Disappointed and Concerned’...

President Donald Trump is “deeply disappointed and concerned” by the ongoing upsurge in antisemitism across the US, White House Press...

Israel

Heads of ‘Gaza Envelope’ Regional Councils Express Hope That Is...

The heads of local authorities in the "Gaza envelope" in southern Israel expressed hope on Monday -- in the wake...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Fle...

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at its border with Gaza. A military spokesperson told...

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