Tag Archives: occupation

How should Israel respond to Obama’s betrayal and Resolution 2334?

The implications, immediate and far-reaching, have been discussed almost ad nauseum in the political world, in the media, even on this little blog. But the question remains: what ought Israel do in light of the resolution’s adoption, and how should … Continue reading

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A solution for Amona? Or more trouble ahead

Since I wrote about the possible evacuation of Amona a couple of weeks ago, the “Arrangements Law” or Regulation Bill or Settlements Bill (take your pick), intended to regulate once and for all the legal status of the settlements and … 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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Palestinian terrorist government – good. Israeli housing – bad

In response to the formation of the Fatah-Hamas unity government, Israel announced yesterday the approval for building 1,500 (possibly up to 3,000) housing units in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem: The Ministry of Housing and Construction has announced it will approve … Continue reading

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Naftali Bennet teaches us how to stay on-message: “one cannot occupy one’s own country”

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s extremely popular (but much maligned outside of Israel) and straight-talking Economy Minister, head of the Jewish Home party, gives us a classic example of what all of us pro-Israel activists need to learn and internalize: how to … Continue reading

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