January 28, 2014

Why Can't Jews Stay in Palestine?

Jonathan Tobin, Commentary

The Associated Press

For 20 years Israeli governments of both the left and the right have agreed on one thing: Jews and Jewish settlements could not be left behind in any territory handed over to the Palestinians.

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A unilateral withdrawal would almost certainly leave Jerusalem, including the areas captured in the 1967 war, under Israeli control. Palestinians want the eastern part of Jerusalem as their future capital. more ››
January 27, 2014
Who Takes Israel's Settlers?
Sara Hirschhorn, Haaretz
Despite the Netanyahu government's jockeying for position before Kerry's plan is unveiled, the idea that Jewish settlers could remain in a Palestinian state shouldn't be rejected out of hand. more ››
January 27, 2014
Why 2014 Could Be Very Violent for Israel
Ron Ben-Yishai, Ynet News
Following release of Shin Bet security data pertaining to terror attacks and defense in 2013, Ynet's Ron Ben-Yishai attributes security escalation to the Palestinian Authority's failing governance, suggests violence could grow... more ››
January 24, 2014
What About Palestinian Security?
Matthew Duss, The American Prospect
With Israeli settler attacks on villages growing, it's becoming apparent that sovereignty isn't the only issue concerning Palestinians in peace talks. more ››
January 22, 2014
A Personal Conflict in the Fight for Palestine
Ben Smith, BuzzFeed
When they met 15 years ago, Ibish and Abunimah were two of the best young minds among the American advocates for Palestine. They were a formidable pair, both fiercely intellectual and joyously confrontational. Abunimah is slim,... more ››