The current prime minister outlines Israel’s five biggest challenges: rebuilding the economy; preparing for a second wave of the coronavirus; security and defense; the threat of the International Criminal Court; and applying Israeli law to the Jordan Valley and Judea and Samaria.
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman believes that applying Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria can take place in a matter of weeks. In a special interview, he dismisses the Left's criticism, saying, "We have doubled areas A' and B' and reassures the Right it will only have to contend with a Palestinian state "if the Palestinians become Canadian."
Much remains unclear as to how Israel will progress with the implementation of this plan.
The congressmen began their tour on the “Heritage Trail” in Beersheva, where they learned about the biblical Abraham and the ties of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel.
"If Israel’s government continues with steps to annex the West Bank, the U.S. should make clear that none of our aid should be used to support annexation," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told the New York Times in a recent survey of candidates' policy positions.
The 150 soldiers and police officers demolished two, count them, two, structures, one of which had been home to a young couple and their baby.
The heads of councils in Judea and Samaria were elected democratically, but their power stems from the defense ministry.
Sadly, this expression of boundless patriotic joy remained a tiny island of light in an otherwise dark sea of doubt, misgivings and outright hostility – and that's Israeli Jews.
The fact is, the world is not interested in innovative peace plans, they don't want to read them and they certainly don't wish to appear as if they support it.
While the plan is currently being offered by Israel's greatest friend in the White House, ever, we must wonder how things would look like under, say, President Bernie Sanders.
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"As usual, we have come to carry out the strengthening of our Land of Israel! Not talk. Deeds."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened the conference by announcing that the United States is “disavowing” the 1978 Hansell Memorandum, a State Department memo that claimed Israeli settlements violate international law.
"We are certain you'll go down in the history of the Jewish People for eternity as the man who stood on the front lines, unafraid."
There were strong reactions to the expected US declaration on the legality of Jewish settlement activity in Judea and Samaria.
The plan, which includes a $283 million expansion of the road connecting Jerusalem and Gush Etzion, aims to "end the current isolation of Judea and Samaria ... so that the area is just like any other region in Israel," according to the Transportation Ministry.
Efrat Council Chairman Oded Ravivi said this move "must be followed with the application of Israeli law in Judea and Samaria."
"It is either us or them!"
Emma asks sheepishly: "Can you donate $5 to make sure we can make the Occupation a central issue in the next debates?"
The flags we planted will not determine the future of Judea and Samaria, but the tens of thousands of illegal buildings and tens of thousands of acres taken over by the PA will certainly determine the future of Area C.
MK Hendel is part of a group of right-wingers picked up by Gantz with the hope of luring Likud voters who have had enough of Netanyahu.
The "deal of the century" will compensate local Arabs with billions of dollars in investments in their economic and civic well-being, for the fact that they will remain an autonomous canton, but not a state.
The Romans absorbed the Golan into the province of Syria, but Caligula restored the territory to Herod's grandson Agrippa in 37 CE.
The honorable Congresswoman from the Bronx and Queens is notorious for saying stuff she doesn't really understand.
The signees were the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the Union for Reform Judaism, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, MERCAZ, the Rabbinical Assembly, the ADL, Ameinu, the National Council of Jewish Women and the Israel Policy Forum.
“Yet another example of how Netanyahu uses electoral politics to justify occupation and undermine the two-state solution.”
U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said the maps are being officially redrawn and will be made available “as soon as they are ready.”
I'd like to see a better reasoned and less combative platform – with no need to change or moderate the party's beliefs.
The Trump deal also calls for keeping Israeli settlements intact, hands Israeli control of the Judea and Samaria border crossings into Jordan, as well as security, water and the entire Jordan Valley.
Levy repeats the mantra that only the complete return of Judea and Samaria to the Arabs would guarantee the desired, long-lasting peace.