Tag Archive for Yesha

Israel’s PM: Arab’s Refusal to Recognize Jewish State is Root of Conflict

PM Netanyahu reminds Palestinian Arabs on the 96th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, that recognizing Israel as a Jewish State is precondition for peace.

By Tova Dvorin



In cabinet meeting this morning (Sunday), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reiterated the importance of international recognition of Israel as a Jewish state in helping bring peace to the Middle East, as part of remarks commemorating the 96th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.

Netanyahu - Screenshot

PM Netanyahu – Screenshot

“The declaration championed the rights for the Jewish nation to have a national home in the Land of Israel,” Netanyahu stated. “There is no doubt that the international recognition of the right to a Jewish homeland and its historical significance is fundamental. Continue Reading »

Report: Construction in Judea & Samaria Highest in Years

A new report by Peace Now, meant to elicit a public backlash & anger against Israeli policy, has instead been met with cheers & praise from the residents of Judea and Samaria as well as int’l supporters of Israel.

By Annie Lubin


A new report by a radical left-wing organization meant to elicit backlash and policy changes has been met with cheers and praise from the Yesha Council and residents of Judea and Samaria.

According to a “Settlement Watch” report published Wednesday by Peace Now, 2012 was a record year for construction and development beyond the so-called “green line,” the 1949 armistice line.

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