"In a first for the US, State Department erases references to 'Israeli occupation' in annual report. PA says 'US has sided with Israel'"

Trump admin drops references to Judea, Samaria as ‘occupied’
by David Rosenberg
April 21, 2018

The US State Department has dropped claims that Israel’s presence in Judea, Samaria, and eastern Jerusalem constitutes an “occupation” from its annual human rights report, a significant shift from the position held by previous administrations under both Republican and Democratic presidents. 68 more words

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Heal the Sick


A great persecution broke out in Jerusalem after the stoning death of the deacon Stephen, today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles says. Followers of Jesus, mostly Greek-speaking Jews, were scattered through Judea and Samaria. 255 more words


Israeli innovation aims to protect Judea and Samaria residents from rock terror

Judea and Samaria residents are well-acquainted with rock terror that threatens them on every journey – whether they are driving to work, to school, to pick up their kids, or are heading back home. 240 more words


Samaria Gorge. Photo7. 

Approaching the most famous part of the Gorge the stretch known as the Gates, or Iron Gates, with the hike companions.

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