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.
Israel is freezing the construction of 1,500 housing units in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa, an Israeli newspaper is reporting.
Israel has long used the main world Zionist group to funnel funds to West Bank settlements. Will leaders soon close the loophole that allows the cash to flow without scrutiny?
Ballots for the upcoming Israeli election are printed in a West Bank settlement — so do leftists who want to fight the occupation need to stay home on voting day?
The number of new housing starts in Jewish settlements in the West Bank rose by 40 percent last year, the activist group Peace Now said.
The White House and the State Department criticized Israel for reissuing tenders for the construction of 450 housing units in the West Bank.
Israeli authorities approved hundreds of new units for Jewish settlers in east Jerusalem.
Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has flared, including a deadly attack on a synagogue.