Tag archive for ‘Israeli settlement’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

  The Arab summit opened in Jordan, beside the Dead Sea, on Wednesday with a call to protect occupied Jerusalem from Israeli designs. In his speech, Jordan’s King Abdullah said Middle East peace would More...

Itamar Eichner On Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Government to approve $18.6 million for settlements in the West Bank

The government is expected to approve on Sunday a massive financial package of 72 million shekels ($18.6 million) for settlements during its weekly meeting. While the budget is largely being justified on security-related More...

News Brief On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

‘Blessings of Israel’: Settlers find new ways to label products after E.U. decision

  PSAGOT, West Bank — Yaakov Berg, Jewish settler and West Bank vintner, thinks the decision by the European Union to insist that he label his cabernet sauvignon as a product of an Israeli settlement More...

News Brief On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Arab-American group calls on Walmart to drop ‘offensive’ costumes

Arab- and Muslim-American rights groups on Tuesday called on Walmart and other retailers to drop two Halloween costumes sold by third-party retailers on their websites, saying the outfits are offensive and More...

News Brief On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Israeli government trying to destroy two-state solution: Abbas

  Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Wednesday the Palestinians cannot continue to feel bound by agreements with Israel that are continually violated by the Jewish state. “We cannot continue More...

Ronn Torossian On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Alisa Doctoroff, Peter Beinart & New Israel Fund Employees May Be Banned From Israel

BLOG In the wake of worldwide pressure, Israel is sending a clear message to the world, that the day of the Jewish state bowing down is over. The country realizes and recognizes its most important function More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Face of a Boy

THE MISDEEDS of Napoleon’s occupation army in Spain were not photographed. Photography had not yet been invented. The valiant fighters against the occupation had to rely on Francisco Goya for the immortal More...

News Brief On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Boycott Movement Claims Victory as Veolia Ends All Investment in Israel

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a campaign that advocates applying economic and political pressure on Israel to achieve equal rights for Palestinians in Israel and an end to the Israeli More...

Reuters On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

EU mulls ‘blacklisting’ settlers convicted of crimes

  European officials are looking at new ways to press Israel to halt its building of settlements on land the Palestinians want for a state, as frustration over West Bank construction reaches a new high, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Government Committee ‘fast track’ panel aims to legalize West Bank outposts

Israel’s justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, formed a committee to “address the legal status of West Bank lands.” In her announcement she noted a provision in the coalition agreement between her Bayit More...

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