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Posts Tagged: west bank

August 8, 2020 11:06 am

Children Walk Back to School in Gaza After Five-Month Shutdown

Hundreds of thousands of children walked through the streets of the Gaza Strip on Saturday to return to classes after five months of shutdown -...

August 6, 2020 6:17 am

Don’t Forego a Historic Opportunity to Apply Sovereignty Over the West Bank

Virtually overnight, the coronavirus pandemic descended upon us, inflicting sickness and death. Not surprisingly, this depressed us and made us angst-ridden, as it did to...

August 3, 2020 1:24 pm

Netanyahu: West Bank Annexation ‘Has Not Been Dropped From Agenda’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised the issue of possible annexation of parts of the West Bank for the first time in weeks on Monday,...

August 1, 2020 11:44 am

In West Bank, Eid Sacrifices Plummet as Palestinian Virus Cases Soar

Slaughterhouses typically crowded with Palestinian Muslims buying sheep for the annual Eid al-Adha "feast of sacrifice" were nearly empty this week as coronavirus curbs weigh...

July 29, 2020 5:57 am

Why Israeli Sovereignty Should Be Implemented in the West Bank

In recent weeks, a struggle has taken place between supporters and opponents of the extension of Israeli sovereignty over portions of the West Bank. Some...

July 16, 2020 5:10 am

Israel Should Implement Trump Plan Now

The question of whether Israel would be applying sovereignty or annexing territory in Judea, Samaria, and other areas is -- from a practical and political...

July 10, 2020 8:52 am

Parshat Pinchas and the Need for Strong Action

On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declared in a landmark ruling that a huge tract of land in eastern Oklahoma...

July 9, 2020 9:06 am

Fifty-Two Years Late Isn’t Too Late - As Israel considers how and when to apply sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria — drawing its map in cooperation with the...

July 9, 2020 2:49 am

Peter Beinart’s Israel-Palestine Fantasies

Nearly a decade ago, Peter Beinart, a journalist with impeccable leftist credentials, authored a New York Times column titled “To Save Israel, Boycott the Settlements.”...

July 8, 2020 2:54 am

Can Extending Sovereignty Help a Two-State Solution? - In January, the United States government announced its latest peace plan to resolve the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Under the plan, Israel was authorized...

July 7, 2020 5:54 am

The Deadline Is Looming for a Decision on the West Bank

What is driving Israeli and worldwide opposition to the extension of Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank? To understand this, we need to...

July 7, 2020 5:33 am

Should Israel Have Adopted the Name ‘Palestine’?

The never-ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s most intractable and explosive disputes, causing heightened emotion and bloodshed in the Middle East and around...

July 6, 2020 3:51 am

Applying Israeli Law to Judea and Samaria Is Worth It

The suggestion that the application of Israeli law to the Jordan Valley and parts of Judea and Samaria would severely undermine Israeli interests, and jeopardize...

July 2, 2020 5:36 am

Violence Could Erupt in the West Bank — but It Could Not

Those opposing the extension of Israeli sovereignty over parts of the Jordan Valley warn that the areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority (PA) are likely...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


US Will Do Utmost to Renew Iran Arms Embargo, Pompeo Vows

The United States will do everything in its power to renew the international arms embargo on Iran under review at the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. The UN...


Israel, US Said to Be Nearing Deal to Exclude China From Israeli 5G Network...

Israel and the United States are nearing a deal whereby Israel would commit not to use Chinese technology for its next-generation 5G...

Middle East

World Must Not Play Politics With Lebanon’s Pain, Iran Says

The global community should help Lebanon rather than impose its will on the country, Iran's foreign minister said while in Beirut on Friday, following the catastrophic blast at the city's port that...

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