“We are deeply concerned by the rising levels of violence in the West Bank in recent months and condemn all acts of violence,” said the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
Government to invest $756,000,000 into building housing units, public spaces and educational institutions in effort to develop Jerusalem suburb.
This is the post I’ve been waiting eight years to write. What seemed utterly impossible just a short time ago suddenly, and I mean suddenly, became absolutely possible. In the end, the whole story is one giant Kiddush Hashem (sanctification of God’s Name).
Ma’ale Adumim has a plethora of sites and stories with deep historical and religious connections to the Hebrew Bible.
As Pence Boards Plane, Activists Call on Christian Zionists to Sign Petition to Let Jews Build in Israel’s Biblical Heartland
‘It is our land,’ said Heart of Israel’s founder Aaron Katsof to Breaking Israel News. ‘God gave it to us. We are home.’
The Likud Central Committee voted Sunday night to exercise Israeli sovereignty over Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria.
The measure would “send a clear message to all those who try to question the Jewish people’s connection to Jerusalem and the relevance of Jerusalem to the Jewish people.”
Since Trump invited Netanayhu to Washington, sometime next month, both the annexation bill and any planned settlement construction will be informally put on hold until after the Trump-Netanyahu meeting.
The location of both Ma’ale Adumin and Jerusalem, at the narrow center of the peanut shaped Judea and Samaria, would certainly threaten any realistic effort in the future to establish a contiguous Palestinian state.
The former governor’s visit to Israel just two weeks before inauguration day is seen as a sign of the incoming administration’s support for expanding Israeli control.