Tag Archives: Judea and Samaria

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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The legal case for Judea and Samaria

The legal status for Israel’s possession of and settling in Judea and Samaria has been discussed here several times. Here are just a few posts that discuss this issue. The question has come to the fore in the press again … Continue reading

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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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