Settlement expansion is “like sticking a finger in the eye of any possible peace process,” said a left-wing party chairwoman.
The debate over settlements in the public sphere has been reduced to two strongly opinionated and loud sides who refuse to see the middle ground.
Israeli settlers and army personnel have united against Bedouins in the Jordan Valley — leaving Bedouins scared for their lives.
“I thought it was a hoax until I checked it out and saw it with my own eyes,” a reader said after noticing Jerusalem was labeled “Israeli settlement.”
Labour’s Jewish problem came to a head recently when it refused to accept an extensive definition of anti-Semitism.
“The best answer to terrorism is the expansion of settlements,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman tweeted.
When the settlement zones, the illegal outposts and the other off-limit areas were grouped, they covered almost sixty percent of the West Bank.
The U.S.’s family separation and Israel’s treatment of Palestinians are rather similar, but elicit different responses from many American Jews.
Israel’s Supreme Court had ordered the evacuation of the ten mobile homes located on privately owned land.
The evacuation on Saturday was met with rocks and pepper spray, according to reports. The soldiers reportedly shot into the air and used tear gas.