Katz argues that his proposed system in effect would revive the Hejaz railway, the Ottoman-era line that connected Damascus with Medina in the Arabian peninsula.
Shaked is a ball of contradictions, which gives her power and makes her uniquely pan-Israeli.
"It’s not a state now. It does not meet the customary international [law] test of statehood. It doesn’t control defined boundaries. It doesn’t fulfill the normal functions of government. There are a whole host of reasons why it’s not a state."
In June, Ramah national director Rabbi Mitchell Cohen circulated an email vowing: “Ramah camps have not engaged—and will not engage—in any way with IfNotNow as an organization.”
Fooled us once, shame on us. There won't be a second fooling.
Levy repeats the mantra that only the complete return of Judea and Samaria to the Arabs would guarantee the desired, long-lasting peace.
The Palestinian Central Council decided on the suspension of recognition of the State of Israel until it recognizes the State of Palestine.
Why haven't the PLO and Hamas permitted these three million or so people to turn their tent and shack cities into actual cities? Because if they do, it would mean they have given up the hope of returning to Israel.
During the hearing, the squatters' attorneys made it clear that their clients were not willing to move too far from the current location of their shantytown, at most "a hundred or two hundred meters."
On May 14, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the newest star of the leftwing of the Democratic party, tweeted, in reaction to an Al Jazeera story on...
Most Israelis want the leadership to let the IDF win.
"Only after that, we will make a decision on our embassy move," Bogdanov said.
The PA denied having sent its representative to the clandestine meeting.
"Simply resolving core issues without creating a pathway to a better life will not lead to a durable solution."
The Palestinian Authority has been boycotting the Trump administration since December 2017, which is why Kushner and Greenblatt will likely skip Ramallah this time.
"I hope the citizens of South Korea will gain the quiet they have been seeking for years.”
It would be a real eye opener for the 83-year-old Abbas should Trump keep his word and come over in May to inaugurate the new American embassy in Jerusalem.
"But out of this curse comes a blessing ... Because of the growing danger of Iran ... virtually all the Arab countries, no longer see Israel as their enemy, but as their vital ally in countering the threat of militant Islam."
"We must all work for that, toward that future, two states for two peoples: one Jewish with secure and defensible borders and one Palestinian with its own flag and its own future."
Before this article went to press, Congressmen Tipton and McKinley were detained by Israeli police for daring to pick up an olive branch which...
Monday saw an awkward turn in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's and President Donald Trump's "friends for ever" relationship, and a turn on a dime by Trump in his relationship with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
Two scenarios – even more violent Arabs in the territories and a PLO that's shopping around world capitals for an independent state – represent the essence of media criticism of President Trump's threat to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority.
Clearly, this is not about US foreign policy, it's all personal.
"The US decided to support Israel’s claims and rhetoric of an exclusive 'Jewish capital,' over the inclusion and respect that a city important to the three monotheistic religions should have," Abbas claimed, ignoring the fact that when the holy city had been under Arab rule, from 1949 to 1967, Jews were completely banned from their holy sites.
"Erdogan should not preach to us; he bombs Kurdish villages in Turkey, imprisons journalists, helps Iran evade international sanctions and helps terrorists attack innocents in Gaza and other places."