Tag Archives: legality

US Administration: The settlements do not violate international law

History was made on Monday evening when US Defence Secretary Mike Pompeo made the historic announcement that the US refutes the concept of the illegality of the settlements – otherwise known as Jewish homes and factories in Judea and Samaria. … 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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A reminder to Kerry (and Netanyahu) about our right to build in Eretz Yisrael

The legality of house-building for Jews over the Green Line (which I shall call “settlements” for short and not for any other political reason)  has been the subject of much discussion in recent months, culminating in John Kerry’s unreasonable outburst … Continue reading

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Legalise the settlements says Israeli judge

Justice Edmond Levy, who was appointed by PM Netanyahu to head a committee to review the legal status of the settlements, has issued an extremely important statement (my emphases): Israel must legalize the majority of illegal West Bank outposts, a … Continue reading

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