Could a future US administration undo Trump’s new policy on Israeli settlements?

December 5, 2019 by  
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The announcement last month by U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo that Israeli settlements are not illegal was either warmly welcomed or hotly rejected, depending on how you interpret international law. Read more

What those 107 Democrats got wrong

November 28, 2019 by  
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The letter from 107 Democratic members of Congress declaring that Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, and much of Jerusalem, are illegal is wrong on so many levels that I wonder if even most of the signatories themselves understand the implications of what they signed. Read more

Jewish, US Israel-related groups react to US announcement on settlements

November 19, 2019 by  
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Several Jewish and Israel-related groups quickly reacted to the major announcement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that it would no longer view Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria as illegal under international law. Read more

Warren, Palestinian Jew-hatred and the destruction of the West’s moral compass

October 25, 2019 by  
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The U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has suggested that she would consider cutting military aid to Israel to force it to halt construction of settlements in the disputed territories. Read more

Crucial that Netanyahu Creates Coherent Settlement Policy…writes Isi leibler

December 22, 2013 by  
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu enjoys enormous public support. Read more

Palestine – Kerry Destined for Political Scrapheap

November 11, 2013 by  
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US Secretary of State – John Kerry – has again succeeded in muddying the waters with the following headline-grabbing sentence uttered by him after meeting PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem this week: “Let me emphasise that the position of the United States is that we consider now, and have always considered, the settlements to be illegitimate”…writes David Singer. Read more

Israel’s rights explained by European counsel

August 28, 2013 by  
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NSW parliamentarian The Rev Hon Fred Nile MLC has hosted a meeting at which Andrew Tucker – Executive Director of Christians for Israel and International and Legal Counsel to the European Coalition for Israel delivered an address titled ” Israel, Settlements and International Law”. Read more

Message for Senator Carr

August 16, 2013 by  
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More than 1000 distinguished lawyers are signatories on a letter sent to Dame Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy requesting her to revoke the recent directive on Israeli settlements. J-Wire has forwarded it to Australian Foreign Minister Senator Bob Carr for comment. Read more

AIJAC and ZFA to Bob Carr: “We disagree”

August 13, 2013 by  
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The Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council has said that it disagrees with Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s claim about the legality of settlements but adds there is more in the mix to be considered. Read more

ECAJ rejects Carr’s legal statement

August 13, 2013 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry has joined Shadow Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in rejecting the legal argument put forward by Foreign Minister Bob Carr backing his statement made at Lakemba mosque that all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land are illegal. Read more

Carr and the Settlements – enter Julie Bishop

August 12, 2013 by  
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Shadow Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has commented on remarks made by Australian Foreign Senator Bob Carr when visiting a mosque last week stating that all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land are illegal. Read more

Foreign Office explains

August 11, 2013 by  
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The Department for Foreign Affairs has responded to a “please explain” call by J-Wire regarding a statement made at the Lakemba mosque by Foreign Minister Bob Carr that all Israeli settlements on Palestinian land are illegal under international law and should cease. Read more

Palestine – European Union Can’t Be Judge And Jury…writes David Singer

July 22, 2013 by  
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The decision by the European Union (EU) to boycott Jewish organisations and institutions based in the West Bank and East Jerusalem will bring much joy to the Arab world’s on-going vicious hate campaign of denigration and demonization of the Jewish State. Read more