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The Jewish Voice at the Heart of the Boycott Israel Movement - Haaretz

Jewish Voice for Peace executive director Rebecca Vilkomerson isn't your typical BDS activist: she spent three years in Israel, is married to an Israeli and has relatives in the West Bank. Despite many critics in the organized Jewish community, she ...and more »

At Summit to Counter BDS Movement, J Street Feels the Heat - Haaretz

At the event hosted by Israel's UN mission and the World Jewish Congress, anti-BDS activists who still oppose settlements were told their group is anti-Semitic. Debra Nussbaum Cohen (New York). Mar 31, 2017 4:08 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now ...and more »

Netanyahu Announces Policy of Restrained Settlement Construction in 'Show of Good Will' to Trump - Haaretz

Prime Minister informs ministers that while no formal understandings have been reached in talks with the White House, Israel will unilaterally limit new construction almost exclusively to already-developed areas of existing settlements. Barak Ravid ...and more »

Israel Approves First New West Bank Settlement in Over 20 Years for Amona Evacuees - Haaretz

White House official tells Haaretz that Netanyahu decided to build the new settlement before Trump laid out his concerns about settlements, adds that Israel will take Trump's concerns into consideration from now on. Barak Ravid. Mar 31, 2017 12:25 AM ...and more »

Israel Approves First New Settlement in Decades - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Israel's government on Thursday approved the establishment of a new settlement in the West Bank for the first time in more than two decades, and also laid the groundwork for further expansion despite a request from President Trump to hold ...and more »

Irreversible implications of Israel's Regularization Law - RFI

media Experts say the new law is seen as compensation to the settlers in view of the evacuations in Amona and Ofra. Baz Ratner/REUTERS. On February 6th of this year, the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, passed the Regularization law. Known by opponents ...and more »

Why Israel Is Nothing Like Apartheid South Africa - New York Times

JERUSALEM — Among critics of Israel, it has become ever more common to accuse the Jewish state of imitating apartheid South Africa. This month, an obscure United Nations agency, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, whose membership ...and more »

Israeli police kill Palestinian woman for alleged stab - Xinhua

JERUSALEM, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Israel's police said they shot a young Palestinian woman dead after she tried to stab police officers in East Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday afternoon. Police Spokeswoman Luba Samri confirmed the woman's death ...and more »

ASM indefinitely postpones divestment resolution after hours of heated debate - The Badger Herald

After six hours of heated debate, the University of Wisconsin Associated Students of Madison voted 13-12-1 to postpone a resolution demanding the university divest from corporations complicit in human rights violations both in the U.S. and around the ...and more »

Israeli cabinet approves 1st new settlement in 2 decades - CBC.ca

The Israeli cabinet approved the building of a new settlement in the West Bank on Thursday, the first in 20 years. It will replace Amona, a settler outpost seen here, which was destroyed earlier this year after a court order. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters ...and more »