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September 27, 2011 11:24 am

Annexation Movement Gains Momentum In Knesset

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Homes in Neve Dekalim, Gush Katif. Photo: Yakov Ben-Avraham,

JPost – Efforts to annex areas of the West Bank have gained momentum in recent days, as the Knesset Land of Israel caucus and the heads of four factions wrote on Tuesday a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asking him to consider the move and to sanction the Palestinian Authority.

The letter, written by caucus leaders Likud faction chairman Ze’ev Elkin and MK Arye Eldad (National Union), as well as the faction chairmen of Shas, National Union and Habayit Hayehudi said that sanctions will show the PA that “Israel will not agree to be its punching bag.”

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