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Gilad Erdan blasts co-founders of ice cream maker over Axios interview. “Demanding from Israel what is demanded from no other country is the definition of antisemitism”

BLOOMBERG Israeli Envoy Criticizes Ben & Jerry’s Founders Over Boycott by Augusta Saraiva and Alisa Odenheimer October 12, 2021 The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. accused Ben & Jerry’s co-founders of “helping the antisemites” following an interview in which they … Continue reading

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“There are two sources for Israel’s claim to the West Bank. The first, and the most important, is the Mandate for Palestine, set up by the League of Nations in 1922, for the sole purpose of creating the Jewish National Home”

FRONT PAGE MAG Israel’s Claim Under International Law to the ‘Occupied Territories’ by Hugh Fitzgerald April 8, 2021 The Biden Administration seems to think that the way to bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians is to push Israel back within … Continue reading

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Is Israel an Occupying Power ?

UNPACKED Is Israel an Occupying Power? | The Israeli-Palestinian Context March 31, 2021 Israel’s presence in the West Bank, or Judea and Samaria, has a laundry list of labels, many of which have been built on historical assumptions and modern … Continue reading

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Biden administration resumes use of ‘Occupied Territories’

ARUTZ SHEVA State Dept. Spokesman Ned Price: ‘Is the West Bank occupied? Yes’ by Staff April 2, 2021 US State Department spokesman Ned Price has said that Israel’s “occupation” of Judea and Samaria is a “historical fact.” At a daily … Continue reading

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“Despite coronavirus, we must take advantage of this US initiative to accept a plan that enables us to incorporate into Israeli boundaries the large settlement blocs and the Jordan Valley”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Don’t Forego an Historic Opportunity by Isi Leibler August 7, 2020 …Despite the coronavirus, should Netanyahu proceed now with the Trump plan, the parameters of the national unity government would ensure his success. Even … Continue reading

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“Jordan understands that it was defeated in 1948 and 1967 and that the Jewish State is here to stay”

ARUTZ AHEVA How victory works by Nave Dromi July 21, 2020 …Seventy two years ago, in 1948, Jordan, then known as Transjordan, with arguably the strongest army in the region, British trained, invaded what would become the territory of the … Continue reading

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“Democratic senators submit an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, suggesting that none of the $3.8 billion in military aid to Israel would be used for advancing unilateral West Bank annexation”

HAARETZ The Democrats’ New Policy That Could See Bernie and Biden Find Middle Ground on Aid to Israel by Amir Tibon July 6, 2020 The issue of U.S. military aid to Israel has divided the Democratic Party over the past … Continue reading

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“Egypt’s relationship with Israel has remained largely under the table and in the security realm”

JNS Why Cairo has stayed (mostly) silent as Israel considers sovereignty by Israel Kasnett July 7, 2020 When Mossad chief Yossi Cohen flew to Egypt last week to meet with the head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamal and … Continue reading

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“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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