JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel does not know how many Palestinians are living in Area C, the part of the West Bank under Israeli civil and military control, the Civil Administration told a Knesset committee. The Civil Administration relies on figures provided by the Palestinian Bureau of Statistics, which does not break down the figures by…
In the hills east of Jerusalem, overlooking the Palestinian city of Jericho and the Jordan Valley, stands a religious Jewish settlement whose red-tile roofs, neat gardens and brightly colored playgrounds give the sense of permanence.
(JTA) — The United States reportedly will approve harsher language against Israel in a report set to be released by the Middle East Quartet dealing with Israeli settlements and other actions in the West Bank. The focus of the report by the Quartet, the body comprising the United States, Russia, the United Nations and the…
A group of 30 students and pro-Palestinian activists protested Friday to demand the end of tax-exempt status for the Hebron Fund, a Brooklyn not-for-profit that supports Jewish settlers in the West Bank city of Hebron.
When engineer Rami Bone goes to work each day at his company in the settlement of Maaleh Adumim, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, he doesn’t see himself as violating international law.
Nearly all of the West Bank real estate acquisitions made by a company run by a pro-settlement activist were forged.
The Czech parliament’s lower house called on the government on Thursday to ignore EU rules on labeling goods from Israeli settlements, joining Hungary in breaking ranks over the divisive regulations.
An Israeli settler who purchased an abandoned church near Hebron is planning to turn it into a Jewish settlement, according to a report.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman suggested stamping settlement goods with yellow stars to condemn demands for special labeling in Europe.
Americans for Peace Now called the expansion of Israeli settlements a “plague” in a Facebook post.