Elan Carr, the United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, accused the progressive Jewish group J Street of posting an anti-Semitic image on Twitter regarding the issue of Israeli annexation of the West Bank. The image, which was posted on July 7, is a photo Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Ambassador to […]
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — The Dutch parliament passed a motion calling for the government to prepare sanctions against Israel if it applies its civilian law in the West Bank, following the lead of Belgian lawmakers. The Dutch motion, submitted by Sadet Karabulut of the Socialist Party and two colleagues, was backed Tuesday by parties with a […]
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The overreach in pushing for annexation now already has multiplied the possible costs to Israel. The risks make this a reckless step, even if the worst does not happen, including collapsing the Palestinian Authority; damaging the peace treaty with Jordan and possibly destabilizing that kingdom; alienating the Democratic Party and most American Jews; and setting […]
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(JTA) — Some lawmakers in the Belgian parliament want to play the sanctions card on Israel should it follow through on stated plans to annex part of the West Bank. The lower house, the Chamber of Representatives, passed a nonbinding resolution on Friday morning calling on the Belgian government to push for the European Union […]
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — If Israel annexes parts of the West Bank, the Palestinian Authority will declare a state on the 1967 borders with a capital in eastern Jerusalem, the P.A. prime minister said Tuesday. Mohammad Shtayyeh made the remarks in Ramallah to members of the Foreign Press Association, i24 News reported. Shtayyeh called annexation as […]
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