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A solution for Amona? Or more trouble ahead

Since I wrote about the possible evacuation of Amona a couple of weeks ago, the “Arrangements Law” or Regulation Bill or Settlements Bill (take your pick), intended to regulate once and for all the legal status of the settlements and outposts, has run full steam ahead through the Knesset and its committees, and looks like it will pass into law. 2,897 more words

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Israel Votes to Authorize Illegal Settler Homes in Palestine

Passage of bill to evacuate one settler site while retroactively recognizing others meets with condemnation from U.N. and U.S.

By Peter Beaumont / The Guardian… 418 more words


Bill to legalize West Bank settlements on Palestinian land advances in Knesset (NOT GOOD!!!!)

(JTA) — Following a raucous debate, the Israeli Knesset passed the preliminary reading of a controversial bill that would help legalize West Bank outposts built on Palestinian land. 260 more words

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Weekend Perspective: The Reality of the 2017-2018 State Budget

Later this month the Knesset is expected to approve a biannual state budget that will all but ensure the survival of the current coalition into 2019. 946 more words


Channel 2 Poll: Likud & Yesh Atid tied at 25, Joint List 13, Bayit Yehudi 11, Zionist Union 10, Yisrael Beitenu 8, 4 others tie at 7 each

Midgam conducted a poll that was broadcast by Channel 2 on Dec 3 2016.

Current Knesset seats in

25 Likud

25 Yesh Atid

13 The Joint (Arab) List… 34 more words


Guatemala: Friend of Israel

Recently, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and his wife, Hilda Patricia Morales, visited Israel where they were greeted by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.  President Morales entered office in January and was making his first official visit outside the western hemisphere. 254 more words

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Settlements bill set to pass first Knesset reading today (NOT GOOD!!!!)

A bill to retroactively legalize thousands of settler homes on private Palestinian property, including the Amona outpost, is expected to pass a first reading in the Knesset on Wednesday. 979 more words

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