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Bennett approves construction of 3,412 settlement units in West Bank

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Published: 16 July 2021

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Decision likely to complicate PM’s upcoming meeting with Biden; Palestinian family homes demolished in Jordan Valley for IDF military drills

IDF advances settler E1 project ahead of Bennett-Biden meeting (Jerusalem Post)
In a move likely to complicate Israel's relations with Washington, Bennett approved construction of 3,412 apartment units in the West Bank

Bipartisan delegation concludes first Middle East trip since COVID (Jerusalem Post)
"I think it's significant that we made the decision that the first delegation would be to Israel," Brad Schneider (D-IL) told The Jerusalem Post

Israel displaces 11 Palestinian families in Jordan Valley (Al-Monitor)
Israel says it demolished homes in a hamlet in the northern Jordan Valley in order to use the area for Israel Defence Forces military drills

Israel plans to build villas on the ruins of a village that has become a symbol of the Nakba (Haaretz)


DANIEL SOKATCH: Defend Israeli and Palestinian human rights workers (LA Times)

EDITORIAL: May the Jewish National Fund live to 120 – and no longer (Haaretz)

Photo: The E1 territory, located outside of Jerusalem and within the jurisdiction of the Ma'aleh Adumim settlement (Tovah Lazaroff)

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