Whose .land it is.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Ben Ze'ev
    • 12.05.12 | 04:35 (IDT)

    As far as I am aware, and according to all the reports, the validity of the Arab "ownership" depends completely on the criminal Supreme Court decision "that all land not State land, and claimed by an Arab, is automatically Arab land. This makes a farce of juctice. Apart from the 4-5 well known families who were granted very small amounts of land by the Turkish Empire, there was NO Arab "ownership" of land. They were all either small shopkeepers or fellahin, living in mud huts. When the Jews (and british) began building, Arabs swarmed in by the thousands from many Muslim countries. The British census-poor as it was-over a 20 year period, showed that Arab populations almost doubled (up to 95%) in the Jewish areas, whils in the tmajor Arab cities, they had a normal 3-9% inclrease.

    from the article: Court order to demolish West Bank outpost hinders issue's resolution, Israeli officials say
    First published 13:09 11.05.12 | Last updated 13:09 11.05.12
Haaretz Headlines
Palestinian Hamas militants march in front of a mock burnt Israeli bus during an anti-Israel rally
Tensions in Gaza are rising as Israel gains edge over Hamas tunnels

Hamas is under pressure twice over, from both the worsening domestic situation in the Strip and the militant organization potentially losing its main threat against Israel.

23:32 03.05.16 | 0 comments
Border police photographed at Qalandiyah shortly after last week's two deadly shootings.
Palestinian father tries to make sense of two offspring killed in Qalandiyah

'Let's say she had a knife even if she had a cannon – why couldn't they shoot her in the legs? And why did they shoot her brother? Why did they kill them both?,' dad of slain 16 and 26 year old says.

06:30 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Amjed Hussain and Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish National Party's election manifesto launch.
Scottish National Party suspends party activist over anti-Israel Facebook posts

Amjed Hussain reportedly shared Facebook posts claiming the Mossad was responsible for the 9/11 attacks and linking ISIS to Israel.

00:32 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Women's protest in Jerusalem - Michal Fattal - December 23 2011
Controversy rages over Orthodox edict against female singers at memorial ceremonies

Women increasingly told they cannot sing at public events in order not to insult religious sensibilities.

01:02 04.05.16 | 0 comments