Op-Ed: Since the PA halted contacts with Israel, the Palestinian public now turns directly to the Israelis for work permits, no longer paying the PA fees for the permits, interacting directly with Israel and no longer dependent on the bureaucracy of the Abbas government, all see by the PA as an existential nightmare for the authorities in Ramallah.
By Michael Milstein
About a month ago, an odd occurrence happened in Hebron, the like of which has not been seen since the establishment of the Palestinian Authority in 1994. Thousands of Palestinians gathered at the gate of the Israel’s local Coordination and Liaison headquarters to obtain work permits at zero cost. Continue Reading »