Poll: 68% of Israelis favour sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

June 12, 2020 by  
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A survey of Israeli Jewish citizens found that 68 per cent favour sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, and 72 per cent say the Israeli government should not leave Jewish communities as enclaves within a Palestinian sovereign entity. Read more

Annexation vs. sovereignty: Words matter

June 9, 2020 by  
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Words matter. They drive narratives. They influence policy. And they shape people’s perceptions…write Arsen Ostrovsky and Richard Kemp. Read more

PLO opens door to Jordan returning to Judea and Samaria

May 25, 2020 by  
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Advancing an end to the 100 years old Jewish-Arab conflict has become a miraculous possibility since the formation of an Israeli Government of National Unity just seven days ago. Read more

Annexation: who will play the lead roles?

May 24, 2020 by  
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We stand just weeks after celebrating that the Balfour Declaration of 1917 moved from a statement of British intent to the legal process of affirmation of the Jewish Homeland at the San Remo Conference in April 1920 – and its then formal ratification by the League of Nations. Read more

Jordan’s King Abdullah tries to torpedo Trump peace plan

May 18, 2020 by  
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King Abdullah of Jordan has attempted to torpedo President Trump’s peace plan by falsely suggesting it could lead to a one-state solution – not the two-state solution Trump clearly envisages.  Read more

The security border Israelis want

May 15, 2020 by  
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In his talks during his visit to Israel, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will certainly have been discussing the application of Israeli sovereignty to parts of Judea and Samaria as part of the Trump peace plan. Read more

In Israel visit, Pompeo urges progress on Trump’s Mideast peace plan, blasts Iranian aggression

May 14, 2020 by  
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Wednesday morning for a six-hour visit to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan and Iranian aggression. Read more

Report: France wants tough response if Israel goes ahead with annexation

May 13, 2020 by  
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France is pushing members of the European Union to consider threatening Israel with tough consequences if it goes ahead with its plan to annex parts of Judea and Samaria. Read more

Poll: Most Jewish Israelis support annexation

May 11, 2020 by  
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A majority of Jewish Israelis (52 per cent) support Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, according to a poll published on Sunday. Read more

UN Special Rapporteur incites hatred towards the Jewish People

May 4, 2020 by  
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Michael Lynk – UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967 – has issued an explosive anti-Jewish statement that fails to acknowledge the Jewish People have any vested legal and human rights claims to reconstitute the Jewish National Home in Judea and Samaria. Read more

Is it wrong to let Israel make decisions for itself?

In principle, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s answer to a question about Israel’s new coalition government seems unexceptionable. Read more

Pompeo: Annexation of territory in Judea, Samaria an ‘Israeli decision’

April 24, 2020 by  
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that it was up to Israel whether or not to annex parts of the West Bank, and that discussions on the issue are taking place through private channels with the Israeli government. Read more

“Restoring Jewish sovereignty” is not “West Bank annexation”

April 6, 2020 by  
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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz have reached a critical point in their negotiations to form a Government of National Unity: whether to seize the opportunity presented by President Trump to restore Jewish sovereignty in Judea and Samaria – the heartland of the ancient and biblical Jewish National Home – after an absence of 3000 years. Read more

Israel’s next election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Bibi

January 8, 2020 by  
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Israel’s next election due on 2 March 2020 must focus on the future of Judea and Samaria – not the future of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi). Read more

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

Friedman: Trump plan will not evict Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria

October 18, 2019 by  
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The U.S. administration will not call for the evacuation of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria under the much-anticipated Mideast peace plan, according to U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Wednesday. Read more

Of annexation and Trump’s peace plan, what’s next on the post-Israeli election agenda?

Things move fast in the Middle East. Read more

Judea and Samaria rental owners file class action against Airbnb in Jerusalem

November 25, 2018 by  
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A group of Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria filed a class-action lawsuit against Airbnb in Jerusalem District Court on Thursday, after the travel home-rental company erased 200 listings that they said would no longer be available due to their location in “occupied territories.” Read more