Tag archive for ‘East Jerusalem’
Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

UN Blacklist of Companies Doing Business in Settlements to Be Released by Year’s End

  The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein from Jordan, plans to publish by the end of the year a blacklist of international companies doing business More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Lone Jewish EMT in East Jerusalem Saves Lives of His Arab Neighbors

  Two weeks ago, the lone Jewish EMT in the East Jerusalem chapter of United Hatzalah raced across the Arab neighborhood of Wadi Qadum as he got one of the emergency medical calls that he has become accustomed More...

Itamar Eichner On Friday, March 25th, 2016

UN Body to Compile Blacklist of Settlement Businesses

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva approved a resolution on Thursday to gather a blacklist of Israeli and international companies operating directly or indirectly in settlements in the West More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Uri Avnery: Weep, Beloved Country

SOMETIMES, A small incident can pierce the darkness and reveal a frightening picture. This happened last Sunday in Beersheba, the capital of the Negev. The picture was frightening indeed. THE INCIDENT started More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Settlers’ Prussia

ISRAELI DEMOCRACY is sliding downwards. Sliding slowly, comfortably, but unmistakably. Sliding where? Everybody knows that: towards an ultra-nationalist, racist, religious society. Who is leading the ride? Why, More...

JNS On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Israel Hits Out at EU Settlement Labelling Plan

The European Union’s parliament overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution to differentiate labels on products made in settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, east Jerusalem, and Golan Heights, More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Israel Approves 300 New Settler Homes in Occupied West Bank, US ‘Deeply Concerned’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the “immediate” construction of 300 settler homes in the West Bank. The approval came after the Israeli High Court earlier upheld a demolition More...

News Brief On Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Israel Launches Intense Efforts to Halt EU Directive to Label Settlement Products

Israel has launched intensive diplomatic efforts to try and stop, or at least postpone, a planned European Union directive to label goods that originate in West Bank settlements, East Jerusalem and the Golan More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Israeli Government Gives $2.5 Million to Hotels Employing the Poor

Israel’s Ministry of Economy has granted NIS 10 million ($2.5 million) to 16 hotels in that country which have committed to employing about 200 workers from sectors with low rates of employment, including the More...

Reuters On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Palestinians to Submit Resolution for U.N. Statehood Bid

– Palestinians plan to submit a final draft of a statehood resolution to the United Nations on Monday calling for a peace deal with Israel within a year and an end to occupation of Palestinian territories More...

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