Tagged with Samaria

Judea and Samaria Are Israel

by Ronn Torossian Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) belong to Israel.  These areas are Jewish areas of the State of Israel. Period. While John Kerry and others pressure Israel to return these so-called disputed territories, the reality is that the conflict in the Middle East is about the fact that the Arabs cannot accept a … Continue reading

#Israel: The legal case for Judea and Samaria

For years, the world has regarded Judea and Samaria as Palestinian territory illegally occupied by Israel • But now a group of hundreds of jurists from Israel and abroad is fighting back in the battle for the historical and legal truth. Nadav Shragai An Israeli community in Judea and Samaria | Photo credit: Lior Mizrahi … Continue reading

Obama’s four-state solution

By CAROLINE B. GLICK   Israel has no reason to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. Absorbing the areas into sovereign Israel will not endanger the country demographically. Palestinian rally in Gaza, December 2013. Photo: REUTERS Inadvertently, President Barack Obama just made an important contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian conflict with Israel. Since Hamas … Continue reading

To the attention of US SecState John Kerry

Israel’s former UN Ambassador Yehuda Blum on Jewish rights in Judea and Samaria.   Eli E. Hertz To the attention of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry: The following excerpt, stated in June 1979, is sadly still relevant 34 years later: “A corollary of the inalienable right of the Jewish people to its Land is … Continue reading

Abbas is a War Criminal: The Evidence

Giulio Meotti Not only no word of condemnation has come from any Palestinian Arab  leader for the lynching and killing of two Israeli soldiers two days apart by Palestinian Arabs. But Mahmoud Abbas and his group of terrorists are responsible for the latest round of Jew murdering. These days Palestinian Arab groups are meeting in … Continue reading

UN Agencies Prevent Peace in Israel

Asaf Romirowsky The John Kerry-Martin Indyk negotiating team needs to come to terms with the fact that the crux of the Middle East conflict is rooted in the Palestinian “Right of Return,” the collective demand claiming a legal and moral right for Palestinian refugees, and more importantly, for their descendants from around the world, to … Continue reading

Peace vs. UNRWA

UN agency’s anomalous treatment of Palestinian refugees prolongs Mideast conflict Asaf Romirowsky The John Kerry-Martin Indyk negotiating team needs to come to terms with the fact that the crux of the Middle East conflict is rooted in the Palestinian “Right of Return,” the collective demand claiming a legal and moral right for Palestinian refugees, and … Continue reading

Tehran’s West Bank ambitions

With the U.S.-brokered Middle Eastern peace talks and Israeli-Palestinian negotiations underway, a recent Stratfor report has revealed that there are increasing indications that the Islamic Republic of Iran is attempting to spread militancy in the Fatah-controlled West Bank by building up military capability in the region. Although Iran has previously shipped weaponry (including the medium-range … Continue reading

Peace Talks; Let’s Start With the Facts Please

by Robert Fattal This week, Israelis and Palestinians will once again begin the march towards the elusive compromise that both combatants, and the world have been waiting for. Although I am skeptical of the true intentions of the Palestinian negotiating team, they do seem to advance a unified and steadfast position. The same can’t be … Continue reading

Palestinians Build a Settlement

Jonathan S. Tobin | @tobincommentary Though it was entirely unintentional, the New York Times deserves credit today for pointing out the hypocrisy of critics of Israel’s settlement building. No, the paper hasn’t reversed its policy of treating the presence of Jews in the heart of their ancient homeland as wrong or an obstacle to peace that … Continue reading

Implement the Levi Report in Response to EU Boycott

Legal Forum for the Land of Israel calls on gov’t to strengthen hold on Judea, Samaria in response to EU pressure; far-left group rejoices   By Ari Soffer The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel called today on the Israeli government to implement the findings of the Levi Report, after the EU  issued directives forbidding … Continue reading

A Palestinian State is Not Feasible

The Palestinian Authority, not Israel, should make concessions for peace negotiations, says Tourism Minister Uzi Landau.   By Elad Benari The Palestinian Authority, not Israel, should make concessions in order to enter peace negotiations, Tourism Minister Uzi Landau (Yisrael Beytenu) said on Monday.   [U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry] is not the only one … Continue reading

منظمة التحرير الفلسطينية يعيد كتابة التاريخ

بواسطة وارن بيتي زار الزعيم المحبوب باراك حسين أوباما اسرائيل الاسبوع الماضي. بينما هناك، أخذ رحلة سريعة الى رام الله (“الطول الله”) لاجراء محادثات مع السلطة الفلسطينية (PA) الرئيس الفلسطيني محمود عباس. خلال المؤتمر الصحفي عقب الاجتماع، قال أوباما: “الفلسطينيون يستحقون وضع حد للاحتلال والإهانات التي تأتي معها” [من خلال] “دولة مستقلة، متجاورة فلسطينية قابلة … Continue reading