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UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
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“Enforcement steps were taken against two illegal constructions which were built without a permit in Rass Azria,” says Civil Administration.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Whereas the European Union sees the labeling as a way to press Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians regarding the settlements, Israel views the move as unfairly taking sides.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Meet the non-governmental organizations behind the European labeling lobby.
By RO YEGER
Deputy foreign minister heads to Europe to battle boycott and delegitimization; Opposition leader Herzog: Marking products awards a prize to terrorism.
“When you do labeling you harm 10,000 Palestinian families and you do not do anything to the very strong economic system in Israel."
Israel: This gives a prize to terror and Palestinian obstinance.
If Israel continues expansion of settlements over the Green Line, "the marking of products will just be the beginning," European Union official tells Army Radio.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Led by France, the Europeans are seeking a leading role in the peace process, but Benjamin Netanyahu is distrustful of their motives.
By LESLIE SUSSER
“The strategic implications of these demolitions are clear. These demolitions are occurring in parallel with settlement expansion,” said coordinator for Humanitarian and UN Development Activities.
Nabil Abu Rudaineh, spokesman for the PA presidency, said the decision would sabotage US and EU efforts to resume the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
“We have no intention to respond to a research paper from one research institute or another,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson says.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Israel was faced with a choice: either a watered-down resolution without any real operative significance that the EU countries would support, or a much tougher resolution.
By HERB KEINON
The state wants to relocate the village to a plot of territory that is close to Area B, which is under the civil control of the Palestinian Authority.
The international community has been skeptical with regard to Netanyahu’s commitment to a two-state solution, particularly after he made statements against it on the eve of the March 17th election.
On eve of regional visit, EU foreign policy chief says coming with message that European Union is ready to support a restart of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
“Far from being a peace proposal, this is a re-statement of standard European mythology..."
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
UN chief Ban says will seek "realistic options" for Mideast peace process after new Israel government is sworn in.
Gabbay: ‘We must reduce emissions and ensure long-term energy stability.’
By SHARON UDASIN
Under the accord reached in Vienna last week, Iran will be subjected to long-term curbs on its nuclear program in return for the lifting of US, European Union and UN sanctions.
“Our partnership with EJC will facilitate ADL’s involvement in helping provide a safer environment for European Jews,” said ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt.
By SAM SOKOL
Non-diplomatic discussions with the EU, however, are continuing, with the Brussels seminar a case in point.
"Freedom of expression does not give anyone the right to incite to hatred," says WJC president.
Activists claim draft regulation is already making it harder to access archives.
The EU’s preliminary General Data Protection Regulation is part of a comprehensive push for privacy protection in the digital age.
The Belgian League Against Anti-Semitism (LBCA) said Thursday that it had filed a complaint against the 45-year-old Maltese official.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,TAMARA ZIEVE
EU labor union president denies charges he is anti-Semitic, saying incident has been "blown out of proportion"; complainant says she was physically and verbally attacked.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
According to the European Jewish Association, just one in four Germans say that more needs to be done to eradicate anti-Semitism.
“There are Jewish communities in Europe that again feel insecure and we have been sadly reminded that violent anti-Semitism, intolerance and fanaticism remain a threat, ” EU says.
Derrière la volonté européenne de jouer un rôle actif dans le processus de paix israélo-palestinien, se cachent des financements d’ONG dont le but est la délégitimation d’Israël
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The BDS campaign regards the ending of all trade and economic relations with Jews living in Judea and Samaria as just the “first step” in its campaign.
By DAVID SINGER
Heideman has been involved for decades addressing Israel issues, anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment, sanctions campaign in his capacity as international president of B’nai B’rith.
The EU formally adopted the decision to relocate 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece, but ex-Communist Eastern states blocked a proposal which would relocate 120,000 across several countries.
In recent days, it has been the scene of massive numbers of migrants crossing the border to reach destinations in northern Europe.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy said Athens had wrecked any hope of compromise with its euro zone partners by overwhelmingly rejecting further austerity.
The country of 11 million people was deeply divided over whether to accept an offer by international creditors that PM Alexis Tsipras calls a "humiliation."
Russian official quoted as saying US move to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and eastern Europe would be "the most aggressive step by the Pentagon and NATO" since the Cold War.
EU is reportedly willing to provide Israel compensation in order to resume suspended involvement in diplomatic dialogue on peace efforts with the Palestinians.
The goods were discovered by customs officials as the representative and his driver attempted to enter into Israel from Jordan.
A e new law requires greater disclosure of who owns companies by demanding that companies disclose who are the controlling persons of a company.
“Do not lecture or threaten us; this does not impress or frighten us. Do not label or boycott us; you already did that.”
The European Union has been fairly public in the last few years about its financial support for illegal Palestinian construction in Area C, including the placement of its logo on those structures.
bill would require products imported from countries that label Israeli goods to be labeled “Attention: This product is manufactured in a country that chose to label goods from the State of Israel.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
The bill will be brought to its first reading Wednesday in the Knesset, where it is expected to pass with the support of coalition parties and Yisrael Beytenu.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON,JPOST.COM STAFF,LAHAV HARKOV
An overwhelming majority of Czech MPs rejected the labeling move, saying that labeling is reminiscent of Nazi Germany and that it would be punishing the only democracy in the Middle East.
Government says it does not want to "punish" US, Russia and UN for EU’s move on labeling settlement products.
Confirmed to 'Post': Germany’s top spy Gerhard Konrad to oversee the EU Intelligence Analysis and Situation Center in Brussels.
Faaborg-Andersen made distinction in Tuesday interview between terrorism in Europe and in Israel, radio station clarifies.
The Prime Minister's office denies reports claiming Israel will blacklist Sweden, Belgium, Ireland, France, Luxembourg and Malta.
A European Commission spokeswoman said Mogherini met Netanyahu in Paris on the sidelines of the global climate conference.
By GIL HOFFMAN,HERB KEINON
In light of the EU's recent settlement labeling guidelines, PM calls for temporarily suspended diplomatic contact with EU bodies and their representatives until reevaluation is complete.
‘Post’ contributor details list of ways Jerusalem should fight back.
By AMY SPIRO
“In this case there foremost is a danger of a stigma. An anti-Israeli movement might exploit the decision and put it to use on anti-Israeli campaigns.”
Israel has suspended diplomatic dialogue with the EU for a few weeks to protest the labeling measure, which has been in the works since 2012.
By MICHAEL WILNER,TOVAH LAZAROFF
Zionist Union lawmaker Hilik Bar tells MEPs they should promote trust-building steps that will increase cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians, whereas labeling does the opposite.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked called the decision "anti-Israel and anti-Jewish," and said she plans to look into possible legal action against the EU.
The guidelines have been in the works since 2012.
By REUTERS,TOVAH LAZAROFF
The US is opposed to boycotts against and efforts to delegitimize Israel, but also does not support settlement activity, which the US believes is illegitimate.
“From our perspective, the problem is that the Palestinians have no desire to conduct serious negotiations, and no amount of bureaucratic creativity can help that,” one official said.
The artistic community in Israel has been up in arms over Culture Minister Miri Regev’s vow to slash state subsidies to cultural institutions that "delegitimize" the state.
Western diplomatic sources say that EU may levy sanctions against Israel unless an initiative is presented to break the stagnation in the peace process.
By SHLOMO SHAMIR/MAARIV ONLINE
As the new government gets started, the main actors in the Mideast diplomatic drama are all pulling in very different directions.
European Eminent Persons Group, which is comprised of top-level former diplomats, send critical letter to EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
"When you look at some of the legislation being proposed, it is very worrying. It is anti-democratic and looks designed to shut down criticism," an EU official said.
Mogherini emphasized the importance of re-opening the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks with the goal of creating an independent Palestinian state.
A formidable network of NGO officials and European diplomats is committed to go from product labeling to major economic warfare.
By GERALD M. STEINBERG
Israel should fight back not in Europe, but in the United States.
By AMIEL UNGAR
Two books examine how the delegitimization of Israel commingles with anti-Semitism
By ALEXANDER ZVIELLI
The report warns that the group appears to have already manufactured rudimentary chemical warfare shells and used them to attack Kurds in Iraq and Syria on at least three occasions.
"The attacks mean the necessity of an even deeper revision of the European policy towards the migrant crisis," Konrad Szymanski said at a Saturday briefing.
Germany's foreign minister says the EU sanctions are likely to remain in place at least until January.
Safely in Berlin, Syrian refugees weigh in on Israel, ISIS and the western world.
By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
"All I need is permission to put these people on this island. I don't need anymore from them. I'll pay them for the island, I'll provide the jobs, I'll take care of logistics," he said.
The US Congress received the Iran nuclear agreement on Sunday and it will have 60 days from Monday to decide whether to approve or reject the deal.
Yesh Atid leader responds to report of 16 European Union ministers publishing letter on labeling of West Bank settlement products.
"We should urge our government to immediately cease its path of scientific self-destruction in the name of right-wing politics, before it is too late."
By DAVID NEWMAN
With the appointment in 2001 of Shimon Peres as foreign minister the labeling issue was one of the first the foreign minister had to contend with when he assumed office.
By YORAM DORI
While the vast majority of Israelis realize that land for peace did not work, it seems opportune that Israel changes the public narrative to help with world opinion.
By FARLEY WEISS
If the Israeli government concludes that the EU has become inflexible or even fossilized, there are still other strategic partners.
By MICHAEL GAERTNER
It would be worthwhile to introduce the option of lifetime nomination for repeat offenders, who produce an unabating flow of anti-Semitic slurs and incitement.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Netanyahu’s reaction to the new guidelines was “shame on you” (you being Europe).
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
The time has come to stand up to Europe. If we refuse to do so, a day will soon come when labels will lead to their inevitable end point: a full European economic boycott of the Jewish state.
Maybe Israel has reacted strongly to the labeling decision. But maybe there is a good reason.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
A list of candidates who have taken cheek to a new high (or low)
By LIAT COLLINS
Now they are going place yellow labels on Israeli products. They might as well shape the labels as Stars of David.
By DAVID M. WEINBERG
There’s hope for my buddy Mafoofnik, who thinks some new initiatives will return stability to what has long been a topsy-turvy business.
By LAWRENCE RIFKIN
It is still unclear what the resounding “no” vote in the Greek referendum portends for the future of Greece – and for the future of the entire European Union.
The European Union’s Greek tragedy all but invites hyperbole. Hence analysts outdo each other in scripting doomsday scenarios.
This week’s torrid temperatures will pale in comparison to the diplomatic heat the EU has planned for us this summer.
By MICHAEL FREUND
How many body bags must be filled with murdered Jews before European leaders grasp the enormity of the situation?
By KENNETH BANDLER
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has some explaining to do.