Tag Archives: Settlements

Airbnb: We’re definitely not into BDS however we do employ some of their tactics

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel says Airbnb walking back settlement boycott; company denies it by Jacob Magid December 17, 2018 Amid a confusing series of statements and clarifications, Airbnb on Monday rejected an Israeli government assertion that it had agreed to … Continue reading

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Ambassador Friedman: “There is important nationalistic, historical, religious significance to those settlements”

JTA.ORG Israel Ambassador David Friedman doesn’t speak for us, State Dept. says September 29, 2017 Israel Ambassador David Friedman’s comments on the West Bank and Israeli settlements do not indicate a change in U.S. policy, a State Department spokeswoman said. … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher: “You have to understand, there’s a war of narratives here”

REUTERS Settlement tours: a new frontline in Israel’s ideological conflict by Yuval Ben-David June 19, 2017 The heart of the old city of Hebron is divided, with Israeli military checkpoints, mechanical turnstiles and closed-circuit cameras controlling the movement of Palestinians in … Continue reading

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Mandy Patinkin, known for his support of BDS, channels himself on “Homeland,” spreading lies to tens of millions

JEWISH PRESS TV’s ‘Homeland’: Alternative Facts About Settlements by Joseph Schick February 12, 2017 In the latest episode of Showtime’s program “Homeland,” veteran senior CIA operative Saul Berenson [played by Mandy Patinkin] visits his religious sister in a West Bank … Continue reading

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Trump interviewed in Israel Hayom, modulating Israel campaign messages

ISRAEL HAYOM ‘I won’t condemn Israel, it’s been through enough’ by Boaz Bismuth February 10, 2017 …[on Bibi]”We’ve always had good chemistry, and he is a good man. He wants to do the right thing for Israel. He would like … Continue reading

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“To hear the news media tell it, Israel’s Knesset has approved extreme right-wing legislation that will steal Palestinian land by legalizing illegal outposts and thereby demolish the last hopes for Middle East peace”

JNS Understanding the outposts by Stephen M. Flatow February 8, 2017 …For those who forget [Jordan] King Hussein’s record, I should mention that he was the king who decreed that all 57 synagogues in the Old City of Jerusalem should … Continue reading

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Judea and Samaria Settlement Regulation Law “makes it harder for Israel to stick to its longstanding policy of permanent indecision in the West Bank”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The true significance of Israel’s settlement legalization law by Haviv Rettig Gur February 7, 2017 Criticism of the Regulation Law that passed Monday in the Knesset has been visceral and widespread. It comes from Israeli politicians on … Continue reading

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