Much has already been written about the US Administration’s “Vision for Peace” in the Middle East published on Jan. 28. Most commentary has focused on the unprecedented US recognition of Israel’s legal rights east of the 1967 lines and, simultaneously, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s willingness to operationalise his 2009 Bar Ilan University speech supporting a two-state resolution.
TEL AVIV (JTA) - Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination will be memorialized differently this year. The new organizers of the annual rally in the Tel Aviv square where Rabin was killed have shifted the focus from denouncing hatred and advocating peace to promoting national unity.
In my last post, I presented the facts. I showed how Israel, which used to uphold the same ethical laws in Israel and the West Bank and strove to treat all civilians with dignity, has become an immoral state legitimately ruled by nationalist criminal organizations.
The effort by the settlement movement to persuade Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria gained a boost on Wednesday when his former No. 2 in Likud, Gideon Sa'ar, endorsed the idea.
How did Israel, a previously moral and lawful country, become a state that is legitimately controlled by nationalist criminal organizations? Let's Take a Short Journey Back in Time The year is 1984. Yitzhak Shamir and Shimon Peres are standing at the head of a newly-established national unity government, with Yitzhak Rabin serving as defense minister.
The Yitzhak Rabin Center has decided against holding its annual November 4 rally in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on the anniversary of his assassination for the first time in 16 years, the late prime minister's daughter, Dalia, announced Monday.
Registration for a buyer fixed price lottery indicates large-scale demand for discounted apartments in the government plan. As of now, five projects are open for registration: two in Mevasseret Zion, one in Jerusalem, one in Afula, and one in Rekhasim.
Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, head of the military pre-army preparatory year (Mechina) located in the settlement of Eli, is a known racist, who time and again has been reported to express misogynistic opinions against women as well as intolerant and racist slander against the LGBT community and many other groups.
Shimon Sheves: The Israeli Middle Class Protests Must End With New Political Ruling Party. The protesters insist on a complete change in the national economic and political priorities. According to Shimon Sheves, Former Director General of the Israeli Prime Minister's Office, the solution lies in the establishment of a new political party.
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