On Monday, the High Court of Justice was scheduled to hear a petition submitted by the far-left NGO Peace Now, arguing that Israel’s land allocation policy in Judea and Samaria is discriminatory. The petition focuses on Givat Eitam (Eitam Hills) in the city of Efrat in Judea. Referred to as the “E2 project”, 7,000 apartment […]
A group of 15 Jewish families in Hebron took up residence in two buildings situated near the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs (Ma’arat HaMachpela) on Monday night, which they have named Beit Rachel (the House of Rachel) and Beit Leah (the House of Leah).
About 70% of the construction in the settlements in 2016 was carried out outside the main settlement blocs near the Green Line, according to leftist group Peace Now.
The White House has officially approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s exception for one new settlement for the Jews made homeless by the destruction of Amona. The United Nations, the PA, and anti-Israel NGO’s wasted no time in condemning the move.
“We hope that this resolution leads to additional international steps – in favor of the future for Israelis and Palestinians, against the occupation,” Btselem wrote.
On Thursday, the Israeli High Court ordered the destruction of Derech Ha’avot, a small Jewish settlement in Gush Etzion south of Jerusalem.
During Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent White House meeting with President Obama the conspicuously impatient Israeli organization known as Peace Now seized the opportunity to make headlines.
Peace Now founder Tzali Reshef has vocally condemned Israel’s recent authorization of new construction in southeastern Jerusalem.