What to read and watch in order to understand the debate surrounding Israeli settlements.
The warning covers Americans visiting or planning to visit Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza.
Netanyahu had reportedly been working with the State Department “for a number of months” on the shift in policy.
The vast majority of the settler population is struggling economically, counting on heavy state subsidies to get by.
WASHINGTON — After a lengthy session of U.S.-Israel talks, Israeli negotiators said they would take into account Trump administration “concerns” about settlement building, a sign that the issue continues to dog relations between the countries. The joint statement released Thursday night after four days of talks between top officials said the issues are “exceptionally…
(JTA) — The U.S. State Department said it was “deeply concerned” over construction plans in eastern Jerusalem. The Israeli government on Wednesday announced the approval of tenders for 323 apartments in eastern Jerusalem neighborhoods, on top of plans for 770 units in the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo, which has a population of 40,000 and also…
(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…
Construction was started on 1,800 new housing units in Jewish settlements in 2015, with some 40 percent outside of the security fence, according to a new report.
A cursory search of American Jewish federations’ spending reveals funding of right-wing Israeli settler groups. J Street student leaders demand to know which federations send money over the Green Line — and want them to stop.
The U.S. State Department says European Union guidelines requiring the labeling of settlement goods is not tantamount to a boycott.