An equal number of Israeli Arabs do view it as occupation.
(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…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Thousands of Jewish Israelis entered the West Bank Palestinian village of Kifl Haris to visit the tomb of the biblical figure Joshua. Also buried in the northern West Bank village located near the Ariel settlement are Joshua’s father, Nun, and Calev Ben Yefuneh. Joshua and Calev were two of the 12 spies…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen has been convicted in an Israeli military court in the brutal murder of Dafna Meir, a mother of six, in her West Bank home. The Palestinian attacker, 16, was convicted of murder and illegal possession of a weapon on Monday in Judea Military Court, the IDF announced on Tuesday….
Israel’s justice minister said she would resurrect a legal initiative to bring Israeli civil law to Jewish settlements in the West Bank while keeping the Palestinians who live there under military orders.
When Bernie Sanders says ‘Palestine,’ you know where he’s coming from. Not so when Donald Trump says it. These distinctions are more than technicalities, Jane Eisner writes. The words matter.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinians in Nablus attacked Israeli soldiers escorting a convoy of Jewish worshippers who entered the West Bank city to visit Joseph’s Tomb. The 26 busloads of worshippers arrived overnight Wednesday into Thursday in order to visit the purported burial place of the Jewish patriarch. The site is holy to Muslims, Christians and…
Israel is closing off the West Bank for the start of Passover amid fears of further terrorist attacks after a bus bombing in Jerusalem that wounded 20.
Israel has arrested six West Bank settlers for violence against Palestinians that included an assault and an attempt to set fire to a home, the Shin Bet security service said on Wednesday, describing the suspects as a “Jewish terror cell.”
It’s not every day when some of the world’s most acclaimed novelists find themselves caught up in a flashpoint illustrating the tense relations between Israel and Palestinians on the West Bank. Naomi Zeveloff was there.