Israel's new land law deemed barrier to peace by many in Canada - Canadian Jewish News

Israel's passage of a controversial law that would retroactively legalize some Jewish settlements on privately owned Palestinian land was met in Canada mostly with silence and disapproval. The Knesset voted 60-52 in favour of the provocative measure on ...

Amona and the Settlement Regularization Bill: The Politicization of Suffering and the Threat to the High Court - Lawfare (blog)

Last week, after years of stays and delays, the Israeli government finally enforced a ruling of the country's High Court and began dismantling the settlement of Amona. In scenes of resistance designed to haunt policymakers who favor further withdrawals ...

Israel's settlers clear path to annexation with new land law - Mondoweiss

Jewish settlement of Harmoun Hanatsave near the Arab neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud in Jerusalem on Oct. 30, 2012. (Photo: Mahfouz Abu Turk/APA Images).. The Israeli parliament passed the “Regularization Bill”, on Monday night–a piece of ...

Democratic Jewish Senator Feinstein Blasts Israel Over 'Brutal' Land-grab Law - Haaretz

The new law will 'lead to the takeover of the West Bank, making a two-state solution impossible,' Democratic lawmaker says. Amir Tibon (Washington D.C.). Feb 08, 2017 7:53 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send ...

British uproar at Trump policies doesn't extend to Netanyahu, yet - Mondoweiss

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May is having a busy two weeks. In a desperately “open for business” global Britain, the right-wing Conservative party leader has met with new President Donald Trump, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and ...

Rights groups ask court to bar Israel from taking Palestinian land for settlements - Washington Post

JERUSALEM — Israeli human rights groups representing Arab villages in the West Bank petitioned the country's high court Wednesday to block a contentious new law that would allow Israel to seize private Palestinian land and award it to Jewish settlers.

Rights groups challenge Israel's new settlements law in court - Reuters

General view of houses of the Israeli settlement of Efrat, in the occupied West Bank. REUTERS/Ammar Awad. Maayan Lubell. 3 Min Read. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Rights groups petitioned Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday to annul a heavily criticized ...

How Will America Look After Years of Trump and Bannon? See: Israel - Haaretz

Liberal democratic values are under attack in both America and Israel. But in Israel, the assault's already gone on for years, led by fanatics and unobstructed by a cowardly prime minister. Don Futterman. Feb 09, 2017 4:35 AM. 0comments Print Zen ...

Burying the two-state solution with common theft - Jewish News (blog)

Ethan Schwartz Ethan is Yachad's Digital Campaigner & Press Officer. Outside of work, he sits on the Jewish Labour Movement's National Executive … [More] Committee as International Officer [Less]. Follow or contact: Facebook · Twitter · RSS · Website ...