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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

February 18, 2018 2:45 pm
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The Demand for Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria Is a Waste of Zionist Energy

JNS.org - The longing for Jewish sovereignty over the historic homeland of the Jewish people is understandable. Nevertheless, the recent attempt to pass a law declaring...

December 29, 2017 10:38 am
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Defining ‘Occupied’ — and the Semantic Battle for Peace

JNS.org - In a demonstration of how completely at odds his views are from those of the foreign policy establishment, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly...

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...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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