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Israeli Settlements

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  • WEST BANK: A tit for tat or just a new policy?

     
    Hundreds of Palestinian dairy and meat producers demonstrated Monday outside the Palestinian Authority prime minister’s office in the West Bank city of Ramallah, demanding that Israel cancel an order banning the sale of their products in East...
  • Zionism is the problem

    Zionism is the problem
    It's hard to imagine now, but in 1944, six years after Kristallnacht, Lessing J. Rosenwald, president of the American Council for Judaism, felt comfortable equating the Zionist ideal of Jewish statehood with "the concept of a racial state -- the Hitlerian...
  • Remaking the world in six days

    BY ALL contemporary accounts, it was one of the most stunning military victories in history. In six intense days of fighting that began on June 5, 1967, Israeli forces saved their country from an imminent existential threat, defeated three major Arab...
  • Is peace out of reach?

    YASSER ARAFAT was the first to arrive. He came by presidential helicopter, his black and white kaffiyeh flapping in the cool evening breeze. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and President Clinton arrived the next day. And then there were three, a trio of...
  • Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis

    Bloody Israeli Raid On Gaza-bound Ships Sparks Harsh Criticism, Diplomatic Crisis
    Israeli commandos rappelled down to an aid flotilla sailing to thwart a Gaza blockade on Monday, clashing with pro-Palestinian activists on the lead ship in a botched raid that left at least nine passengers dead. Bloodied passengers sprawled on the...
  • International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal

    International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal
    Eric Rozenman's Dec. 11 Op-Ed article, " Israeli settlements are more than legitimate," is legal nonsense that disregards history. He is correct in his observation that Article 6 of the Mandate for Palestine permitted "close settlement by Jews on the...
  • Sharon's toughest decision

    KFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit. It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
  • Israel's barrier deepens divide

    A wall. A fence. A trench. However it's described, the vast barricade being erected along Israel's border with the Palestinian West Bank is rapidly altering the political, social and economic landscape of a struggle that has defied attempts at peace for a...
  • We don't need any fence, one defiant mayor insists

    Qedumim, West Bank · Daniella Weiss doesn't shy away from the label "extremist." As mayor of a Jewish settlement just outside the Palestinian city of Nablus, she embraces it. There will be no Palestinian state, she says. Instead there will be a...