Tag Archives: Judea and Samaria

The dysfunctional and incompetent Israeli government

The world’s media and diplomats love to paint Binyamin Netanyahu as “hardline”, Avigdor Liberman as to the right of Attila the Hun, and the cabinet in general as “the most right wing ever!“. All I can say to that is … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5776 – 2016

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 49th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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The occupation that isn’t

Mention the word “occupation” in polite society and the immediate association is Israel’s liberation Judea and Samaria from the illegal occupation of the Arabs, aka the “Israeli illegal occupation of the West Bank”.  This meme is so ingrained that even … Continue reading

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Challenging the EU on Judea and Samaria

Last week (and a couple of weeks prior) I wrote about the EU undermining Israel’s sovereignty as well as its violation of international law through their illegal construction of buildings for Palestinian-only use in Judea and Samaria. The Israeli NGO … Continue reading

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The EU and UK oppose BDS with one hand and pay terrorists with the other

Just two weeks ago I posted about the Israeli settlements that the EU considers legal.  This is news that just will not go away. A couple of days ago a new report issued by the State Comptroller revealed that Israel’s … Continue reading

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The Israeli settlements that the EU considers legal

Quick question: Which Israeli settlements do the EU consider are legal under international law? Answer (after you’ve scraped your jaw off the floor at the very idea): settlements that the EU have built – on Israeli territory – for Palestinians. … Continue reading

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