Among 110 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in 2016, some posed no threat to life, human rights NGO charges. It also criticizes PA, Hamas for not ensuring accountability for attacks by armed groups on Israeli civilians.
Convening in Jerusalem this week for the annual Conference of Presidents, Jewish leaders got the chance to ask Israeli lawmakers questions. This is what they wanted to know.
The failed unity talks took place in the wake of a secret Aqaba summit where Kerry laid out his regional peace plan. Bennett: Establishing an independent Palestinian state would be a 'profound mistake.'
'Given his background, his family lineage, his love for this country, and his general intellect – he has all the makings,' Conference of Presidents leader Stephen Greenberg says.
Meretz MK Issawi Frej cites Friedman's connections to illegal structures built on private Palestinian land in West Bank settlement of Beit El in call to reject his credentials if approved as ambassador to Israel.
David Friedman heads an organization that raised millions of dollars for the settlement of Beit El, but says financial support is philanthropic.
The Senate minority leader remains tight-lipped about David Friedman's appointment as U.S. ambassador to Israel, while public records reveal that the two have a history dating back nearly 20 years.
Considerable attention has focused on David Friedman's links to the West Bank settlement of Beit El. A review of his records submitted to the U.S. State Dept. ahead of his confirmation hearing show the ties go much deeper. Read the full documents here.
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Documents detail David Friedman's connection to a building in the radical settlement of Beit El built in 1999 and slated for demolition, but was never destroyed.