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Israel Greenlights 3000 More West Bank Jewish Homes

With the evacuation of the Amona outpost looming, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday approved the construction of around 3,000 new homes in the West Bank, some of them outside settlement blocs Israel hopes to keep in a future peace deal with the Palestinians.

Thai laborers work in the construction of new house units in the Maaleh Hazeitim settlement, in the Ras al-Amud area of mostly arab east Jerusalem, on December 29, 2009. Israel has invited tenders for the building of hundreds of more homes in Jewish settlements in annexed Arab east Jerusalem, the …

Boycotted Israeli Goods Distributed in Florida to Defy BDS

Israeli goods from Judea and Samaria — also known as the West Bank — will be featured and handed out as gifts during the 2016 Kosher Food and Wine Festival in Miami on Wednesday evening, in an act of defiance against the “boycott, divestment and sanctions” (BDS) movement.

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Survey: Majority of Israeli Jews Favor Keeping Judea and Samaria

“Sometime after the Six Day War the settlement enterprise began to develop. In your opinion, from a perspective of 50 years later, has the settlement enterprise contributed to or damaged Israel’s national interest?” was one of the opening questions in a June survey comparing the attitudes of Israeli Jews and Arabs on the liberated territories.

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