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Meet the NGO writing Israeli policy in the West Bank

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Published: 16 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Meet the NGO writing Israeli policy in the West Bank – Emma Goldman - Matzav Blog/Israel Policy Forum 15.08.16
If liberals want to talk about problematic Israeli policies in the West Bank that everyone from the US State Department to the EU to the UN oppose, they need look no further than Regavim.

And see:

Is Israel annexing West Bank Area C? – Uri Savir – Al-Monitor 14.08.16
Israel is actively pursuing a strategy of economic expansionism in Area C, making the Oslo Accord’s plan for a future Palestinian state not feasible. The Palestinian leadership reportedly plans to launch an international diplomatic campaign against the Israeli de facto annexation of major parts of the West Bank.

US to Israel: relocating Amona outpost deviates from Netanyahu commitment to Obama
– Barak Ravid – Haaretz 14.08.16
Americans view plan to move outpost to West Bank land abandoned by Palestinians as deviating from Netanyahu's commitment to Obama that Israel would not appropriate Palestinian lands for settlements.

Israel lays groundwork for possible settlement expansion southeast of Jerusalem
– Yotam Berger – Haaretz 14.08.16
The land east of the settlement of Efrat would expand 'contiguity' of the Gush Etzion bloc to the outskirts of Bethlehem.

Israel vows to advance 'strategic plan' to develop South Hebron Hills
– Yotam Berger – Haaretz 15.08.16
Several large construction plans, including industrial parks, medical center and housing units, designed for hot-button area of West Bank under close watch by United States, European Union.

Lutherans demand end to aid for Israel over settlement building
- Marcy Oster - The Forward 14.08.16
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations, has also passed a divestment resolution and called on the US president not to prevent admission of 'the State of Palestine' to full UN membership and, in coordination with the Security Council, to ‘offer a new, comprehensive and time-bound agreement to the governments of Israel and Palestine, resulting in a negotiated final status agreement between Israel and Palestine leading to two viable and secure states with a shared Jerusalem.’

The Judaisation of space
August 14, 2016

US, UN, EU, opposition MKs condemn Israeli conduct in Area C, East Jerusalem
July 30, 2016


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