Israel authorizes deducting $180 million from Palestinian Authority over ‘pay for slay’

July 20, 2021 by  
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The Israeli government led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has deducted more than $180 million from the funds it collects for the Palestinian Authority over its refusal to cease payments to prisoners and families of terrorists as part of a long-running campaign called “pay for slay.” Read more

The Nationality Law brouhaha: The failing of Jewish national will?

[A] nation is the culmination of a long past of endeavors, sacrifice, and devotion. … The nation is a soul, a spiritual principle. Two things … constitute this soul or spiritual principle. One is the possession in common of a rich legacy of memories; the other is present-day consent, the desire to live together, the will to perpetuate the value of the heritage that one has received. – Ernest Renan, “What is a Nation?” 1882. Read more

Terror victims urge deduction of terrorists’ salaries from Palestinian Authority tax funds

January 9, 2018 by  
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Hundreds of families of terror victims have urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deduct the salaries that the Palestinian Authority (PA) pays terrorists and their families from PA tax funds collected by Israel. Read more

Triguboff thanked for conversion support

December 2, 2014 by  
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A major legislative reform of the conversion process in Israel has been amended as an administrative decision in an Israeli Cabinet meeting. Read more

Former IDF Chief: Keep Israel’s democracy, religion balanced

June 27, 2012 by  
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“The greatest threat to Israel’s military survival isn’t Iran or the Palestinians – no, it’s Israel’s own internal identity struggle” said Major General (Res.) Elazar Stern. Read more