Americans for Peace Now responds: With the 50th anniversary of the occupation upon us, the hope for a two-state solution is dying. If there was ever a time to speak the truth about the settlements, it’s now.
At least Lara Friedman didn’t give the hate-filled, anti-Israel screed at the UN offered by B’Tselem. But on the terror and rejectionism on the Palestinian side, she was unaccountably silent.
Netanyahu: If Israel Doesn't Act Wisely Ahead of End of Obama's Term, We May Endanger Entire Settlement Enterprise
Prime minister tells residents of the West Bank settlement of Ofra and the outpost of Amona that they must avoid 'unwise conduct' in the particularly sensitive time between the U.S. election and the inauguration of the next president.
Palestinians have said that if the matter isn't brought up for discussion they would petition the Court of Arbitration for Sport, making a FIFA-brokered solution impossible.
Security Council holds special session on Israeli settlements as 'obstacle to peace'; Russia: Without two-state solution, threat to Israel will grow; Israeli official: Claims recycle Palestinian demand that Palestine be free of Jews.
Peace Now pulls out of event at last minute, but its U.S.-sister organization will appear before a special meeting on the settlements.
Far-right Minister Naftali Bennett pressures Netanyahu for a six-month delay. The High Court has already postponed the demolition of Amona several times.
The police found nothing incriminating when they searched the home of Meir Ettinger, the man most wanted by the Shin Bet security service’s Jewish division.
After particularly harsh U.S. criticism of construction plans, Netanyahu told Kerry that Shvut Rachel expansion will house settlers from settlement of Amona if no other option found after its demolition.
The dispute over the illegal outpost Amona shows how the hard-liner plans to lead the right wing against the government.