Tag Archives: Judea and Samaria

The settlements bill and judicial overreach

The destruction of Amona was the price that the Israeli settlement enterprise agreed to pay in order to legalise and regulate the status of all the other settlements and outposts. The deal was a kind of plea bargain for want … Continue reading

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Amona betrayed

I have been watching the TV and listening to the radio all day with a growing sick feeling in my stomach, as anger, fury and frustration overtook my feelings of sadness as the community of Amona was evacuated and destroyed. … Continue reading

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The Trump era begins in the Middle East

Donald Trump entered the White House last Friday and already we here in Israel are feeling the refreshing change in climate. Let’s start with the fact that in his inaugural speech Trump vowed to unite the world against terrorism, and … Continue reading

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The Paris Piece Conference

While the Paris Peace Piece Conference’s aims were ostensibly to bring about peace between Israel and the Palestinians, it was quite clear from the start that its only intention was to make Israel give up a piece of this and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the hard week we have just gone through, or maybe davka because of it, we need some good news to bring us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. Since so much of the news … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

To make up for the lack of a Good News Friday post yesterday, here is some good news to start the week (despite tomorrow being a fast day).  (My apologies for yesterday’s last-minute crisis posting. The immediate crisis is over … Continue reading

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