Tag archive for ‘East Jerusalem’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Turkey: World must recognize east Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

  The world to recognize east Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday at the opening of an extraordinary summit of. The Islamic summit called in response to a US decision More...

Jeremy Ben-Ami On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Creeping Annexation

  I’m writing to sound the alarm regarding the settlement movement’s plans for “creeping annexation” of East Jerusalem and the West Bank. This past week, several proposals surfaced — and one More...

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 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 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 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 More...

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