Opposition legislators are furious over the Yesha Council of settlers’ big role in planning the day
Israel should accept the Gulf states’ proposal that envisions a construction freeze outside the settlement blocs
Gulf States Offer Unprecedented Steps to Normalize Israel Ties in Exchange for Partial Settlement Freeze
Various Sunni Arab countries offer to establish direct telecom lines with Israel, among other steps, if Israel makes gestures toward Palestinians, according to Wall Street Journal report
The UN condemnation of Israel's settlements matters only if you think there’s an 'international community' that really cares | Opinion
But there are doubts among those supporting settlements about the commitment and intentions of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian chief negotiator says the move, which follows more than a year-long low-key construction freeze, highlights need for UN Security Council resolution condemning settlements.
Ban Ki-moon says settlements are 'affront to Palestinian people' while Israel's UN ambassador uses 'terror dolls' to prove Palestinian incitement.
Haaretz investigation reveals deputy defense minister and a key Netanyahu supporter in the U.S. donated to groups campaigning to impose Israeli sovereignty over Temple Mount.
Funneling monies to settlements is the most successful sustained smuggling operation in Israel's history. The Haaretz probe of tax deductible private U.S. donations is part of a nascent, widening campaign for transparency.
Speaking in southern Israel, the former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. says Obama's worldview informs his unwillingness to use military force.