Tag Archives: Judea and Samaria

Palestinian terrorist government – good. Israeli housing – bad

In response to the formation of the Fatah-Hamas unity government, Israel announced yesterday the approval for building 1,500 (possibly up to 3,000) housing units in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem: The Ministry of Housing and Construction has announced it will approve … Continue reading

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Price tag, illegal building and Olmert’s guilty verdict

The above three items may not seem to be connected but bear with me and I’ll show you how. The Israeli news (which the international media have lapped up with malicious glee) is full of the acts of vandalism and … Continue reading

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Doing what’s good for Israel – Naftali Bennett’s stability initiative

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (from the Bayit Yehudi party)  is proving to be an inventive and pro-active lawmaker and minister who has come up with several interesting ideas for improving Israel’s domestic problems as well as its international status. He … Continue reading

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BDS-Fail News

We need some good news for midweek too, not just for Fridays, especially after the very difficult last few days. With the anger at John Kerry for threatening Israel with a boycott if we do not capitulate to his “peace” … Continue reading

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Negotiating peace under the threat of boycotts and violence

Another way of wording my headline would be “an offer that Israel can’t afford to refuse – for the sake of its own health”. Or we could just call it “Don Corleone rides again”. It seems quite incredible that no … Continue reading

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Perfidious Europe and its obssession with settlements

Once again the settlements, international law and Israel’s international standing are in the news – if these subjects ever actually left the limelight to begin with. Last week several European countries summoned their Israeli ambassadors to rebuke them over Israel’s … Continue reading

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