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Posts Tagged: west bank

July 21, 2017 5:22 pm
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Three Israelis Stabbed to Death by Palestinian Terrorist During Shabbat Dinner in West Bank Settlement

Three Israelis were stabbed to death and another was seriously wounded on Friday night by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist who broke into a home in...

July 13, 2017 11:41 pm
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Top Palestinian Authority Intelligence Official Pays Condolence Visit to Family of Terrorist Killed in Attempted Attack on IDF Troops

The head of the Palestinian Authority’s General Intelligence Service, Majid Faraj, paid a sympathy visit on Wednesday to the family of a terrorist killed while...

June 19, 2017 2:57 pm
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Fact-Checking Claims About Israeli ‘Settlers’

A theme I keep coming across in mainstream media articles about Israeli-Palestinian relations is starting to bother me. Here's a typical example: Today there are more than 400,000...

June 12, 2017 1:00 pm
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Jewish Anti-Zionists Disrupt Christian Zionists in Their Place of Worship

JNS.org - With more than three million members and the ability to mobilize activists in a heartbeat, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is one of the strongest...

June 7, 2017 4:05 pm
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On 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War, Netanyahu Pledges to ‘Preserve, Strengthen’ Settlements

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to “preserve” and “strengthen” Israel’s settlement enterprise during a Wednesday ceremony at the Israeli Knesset to mark the Gregorian calendar’s 50th anniversary...

May 30, 2017 2:55 pm
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Leading Strategic Analyst: Eagerness to Resolve Conflict With Palestinians Will Not Make Israel Safe

The ongoing Israeli control of the West Bank hands the Palestinians a decisive strategic advantage they will never concede, and therefore Israel needs to make...

May 27, 2017 1:30 pm
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UN Warns of ‘Walking Into Another Gaza Crisis With Eyes Wide Open’

The United Nations Middle East envoy warned the Security Council on Friday that a power struggle between the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements had...

May 20, 2017 9:30 am
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Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza Join ‘Day of Rage’ Riots in Support of Hunger-Striking Convicts

Multiple Palestinian protests took place throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday. Dozens of Palestinians were reportedly injured by crowd-dispersion measures taken by...

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 3:36 pm
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For New York Times, Story of Filipino Workers in Israel Is All About the ‘Occupation’

The New York Times Magazine recently carried a long article about Filipino caregivers in Israel, who, like immigrant domestic workers pretty much everywhere, have challenging lives. The...

April 21, 2017 9:50 am
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Gaza: Let Their People Go!

“If the borders opened for one hour, 100,000 young people would leave Gaza." -- Rashid al-Najja, vice dean, Gaza’s Al-Azhar University. “...I’d go to Somalia, Sudan --...

April 16, 2017 1:40 pm
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Video Shows Moments of High Tension in Nablus Following Exposure of Two Undercover Israeli Soldiers by Palestinian Police

A video published by Israel’s Channel 2 on Sunday shows the moments of high tension in the West Bank city of Nablus last night following...

March 31, 2017 5:21 pm
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Anger Among Palestinians Over Tel Aviv Show Prompts British Comedian to Nix Plans to Run in Bethlehem Marathon

A British comedian nixed plans to run in Friday’s Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem after being pressured to do so by race organizers angered by his...

March 30, 2017 1:40 pm
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Think Tank: Unilateral West Bank Withdrawal Would Expose Tel Aviv Area to Same Rocket Threats Faced in Southern Israel

A unilateral withdrawal from the West Bank would harm Israel’s security, according to a new video published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA)...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Features

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in...

World

World Council of Churches Endorses Palestinian Protests Over Temple Mount S...

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has declared its support for the Palestinian campaign against Israeli control of Jerusalem's holy...

Israel

Halamish Community Builds New Outpost After Deadly Palestinian Terror Attac...

JNS.org - Hundreds of residents from the West Bank community of Halamish gathered Sunday to erect a new settlement outpost in...

Middle East

Gaza-Egypt Border to Open in August, Move Expected to Ease Electricity Cris...

JNS.org - Former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan has declared that the Hamas-ruled territory can expect to see the easing of...

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