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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

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...

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...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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