Tag Archives: West Bank

Agreeing to disagree with the EU on settlements

Earlier this year, the European Union issued a directive which effectively required to push Israel back to the 1949 armistice lines if it wished to receive EU funding for certain projects.  With the tempting bait of participation in the prestigious … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once again in this topsy-turvy corner of the world it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. We start this week’s line-up with news (h/t Israel Matzav) from Israel’s hi-tech industry once again. This time, the social media giant Facebook … Continue reading

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Retired IDF officer murdered in the Jordan Valley – 4th terror attack in a month

In what is becoming an uncomfortably regular occurrence, an IDF reserve colonel was brutally murdered in his Jordan Valley home on Thursday night. Seraiah Ofer, a retired IDF colonel in his 50s, was killed in an apparent terrorist attack outside his … Continue reading

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Over 1000 legal experts say the EU has no right to determine Israel’s borders

Further to the outrageous new EU directive decreeing that there should be no dealings with any Israeli institutions, operations or projects over the pre-1967 lines – aka the 1949 Armistice Lines – a petition organized by Israel’s former Ambassador to … Continue reading

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The EU’s directive: misfire or backfire?

After all the brouhaha about the impending release of Palestinian murderers from prisons Israel in exchange for talks about talks about peace, we could be forgiven for forgetting about that other scandal from last week: the EU’s directive banning cooperation … Continue reading

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More commentary on the EU’s (mis)directive to push Israel back to its 1949 lines

Pushback has already begun against the EU’s (mis)directive calling for an effective boycott on Jewish (not Palestinian) towns in Judea, Samaria and certain parts of Jerusalem . PM Binyamin Netanyahu announced that “we won’t accept foreign dictates over our borders”: … Continue reading

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