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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

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...

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...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

French-Israeli Environmental Research Satellite Set for Launch This Summer

JNS.org - The construction of Venus, Israel’s first environmental research satellite, has been completed. The satellite is set to be launched into space this summer. A vegetation and environment monitoring micro-satellite, Venus...

Israel

Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew Universi...

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held...

Middle East

Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for a three-day visit to promote Israeli...

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