Tag Archives: West Bank

The Two-State Solution is a Non-Solution 

The two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been around for so long that people have practically forgotten what the problem was for which this this “solution” was conceived. It surely must be clear by now that this solution is … Continue reading

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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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All about Amona

The community of Amona in the title has been the subject of much controversy over the past couple of years, reaching a head in the last couple of months. The background to the story is a familiar one in the … Continue reading

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The only ethnic cleansing that the world accepts is that of the Jews

Binyamin Netanyahu brought down the opprobrium of the world onto his head on Friday when he stated two categorical truths: the first: the Palestinians want to ethnically cleanse Jews off their land.  The second: that it is absurd that such … 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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