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The Netanyahu government talks out of both sides of its mouth

I was so happy when Binyamin Netanyahu was first elected Prime Minister over a decade ago. “Finally we’ll have a strong but skillful politician heading our governemnt” I thought. I must give Netanyahu credit for being especially adept at navigating … Continue reading

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Givat HaUlpana – Migron redux?

A rumbling volatile disagreement has been running in the Israeli news for the last few weeks, involving the legal status and possible evacuation and/or demolition of the Givat HaUlpana neighbourhood in the settlement of Bet El. The reason I haven’t … Continue reading

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Migron compromise thwarted by Supreme Court

The status of the Migron community, mistakenly called an outpost, has been rumbling in the background for years, with claims and counter-claims as to who is the real owner of the land it sits on. What is clear is that … Continue reading

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