Tag Archives: West Bank

“Israel’s sovereignty over the Jordan Valley must be decoupled from the Trump plan”

ALGEMEINER Israel Should Apply Sovereignty — and Reject the Trump Peace Plan by Benjamin Anthony and David Benger July 1, 2020 Regardless of how far-reaching or limited, and immediate or gradual, the process may actually be, Israel should apply sovereignty … Continue reading

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“Much as West Germany and East Germany reunified at the end of the Cold War, it is well past the time to reunify Judea and Samaria with the rest of Israel”

TIMES OF ISRAEL It’s not “Annexation.” It’s Reunification. by Gerard Filitti June 28, 2020 As Israel prepares to extend its rightful sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”), we bear a historic – and moral – responsibility to accurately … Continue reading

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Annexation opponents “give the false impression that Israel would be seizing areas to which Israel does not have the legal right. In fact, there was never a Palestinian-Arab state or a right to one in these areas”

JERUSALEM POST American Jews support Israeli sovereignty and for good reasons by Morton A. Klein and Mark Levenson June 20, 2020 Poll after poll shows that Israelis overwhelmingly support applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley. American … Continue reading

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“There is no compelling moral, historical or political reason why annexation in whole or in part should be made contingent on agreeing to the creation of a Palestinian entity”

JERUSALEM POST Yes: annexation, No: Palestinian state by Michael Freund June 18, 2020 …As with many such debates, this has largely devolved into two competing camps. There are those who call for accepting Trump’s plan, saying that the extension of … Continue reading

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“With the stars aligned, Israel needs to seize the moment, and its key lobby group in Washington, AIPAC, should encourage American lawmakers to do the same”

JNS Why AIPAC should endorse Trump’s plan and support Netanyahu’s sovereignty move by Ret. General Amir Avivi June 16, 2020 …As a retired general in the Israel Defense Forces–and the founder and CEO of “Habithonistim,” the “Protectors of Israel” organization—which … Continue reading

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AIPAC denies JTA story I posted; “AIPAC does not encourage members of Congress to criticize the government of Israel”

JNS AIPAC denies overlooking congressional criticism of planned Israeli annexation of West Bank areas by Jackson Richman June 12, 2020 The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the top pro-Israel lobby, has denied a report that it gave permission to … Continue reading

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“With Pompeo’s statement, the U.S. reversed previous policy, declared its support for Israeli life in historic Judea and Samaria and tacitly backed the assertion of Israeli sovereignty at any time”

NEWSWEEK Trump is Better Than the Two-State Solution by Yishai Fleisher June 9, 2020 …With COVID-19 striking at the U.S. economy and riots breaking out in America’s cities, President Trump needs a win in Israel—not another headache. But the “Deal” … Continue reading

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“Netanyahu said determined to move ahead with annexing parts of West Bank and is working on high-resolution maps, despite threat of EU sanctions, ambivalence from US”

TIMES OF ISRAEL German FM to make urgent visit to Israel to warn against annexation by Staff June 5, 2020 German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is reportedly set to come to Israel on Wednesday for an urgent visit to warn … Continue reading

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“Reclaiming ownership of indigenous lands – and governing those outside the process of history”

FRONT PAGE MAG The Morality of Israel’s ‘Annexation’ by Professor Jason D. Hill May 29, 2020 …In a previous essay, I have written about Israel’s moral right to annex Judea and Samaria. I want to now turn to the actual … Continue reading

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“Senior officials in the moderate Arab countries made it clear that, despite the pan-Arab stance against the annexation plan, behind the scenes the move is not being challenged as forcibly as the Palestinians might hope”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) ‘Next few weeks will determine whether future decades will see peace or bloodshed’ by Daniel Siryoti May 27, 2020 …Arab sources told Israel Hayom Tuesday that while Arab leaders were concerned that the unilateral annexation of … Continue reading

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