palestinian population

Natan Sharansky, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jewish Agency Director-General Alan Hoffman.
The General Assembly must discuss the West Bank

Months ago, T’ruah, the organization I run, approached JFNA staff to offer a day trip to the West Bank, to take place right before or after the GA. The answer was no.

22/10/2018
Palestinian children hold models depicting the Dome of the Rock during a protest against U.S. Presid
Replace incitement with sound government

It’s high time for change. The Palestinian people deserve leaders who will give them not only jobs, healthcare and electricity, but sound governance – not bullets and incitement.

09/04/2018
Palestinians wait to cross through Israeli Kalandiya checkpoint
Kalandiya residents apathetic to Gaza’s ‘March of Return’

“It’s not a good situation in Gaza, but we can’t afford to take part in the protests when we have families."

A Palestinian man shows his permit to an Israeli border policeman at a checkpoint
Israel to issue 20,000 more work permits to Palestinians

The increase will bring the number of permits to 100,000.

By DAN ZAKEN / GLOBES
22/02/2018
SHOPS IN Barta’a offer all sorts of kitsch, household goods, and clothing – toys, cosmetics, socks,
A paradise for split personalities and free trade

Residents in the town of Barta’a in northern Israel and Samaria (West Bank) live in a constant identity crisis between the security barrier and the Green Line.

By FRANZISKA KNUPPER
28/01/2018
Palestinian children commemorate Nakba Day.
Congress bill seeks to prevent US funding of Israel's detention of Palestinian children

"The purpose of this act is... to ensure that United States taxpayer funds shall not be used to support the military detention of Palestinian children."

By JTA
15/11/2017
The Ke Kafr Akab neighborhood of Jerusalem
How a stranded neighborhood bordering e. J'lm became haven for Palestinians in love

The human narrative behind the neighborhood of Kafr Akab, a no-man's-land that became a haven for Palestinian couples from east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

By MIRIAM BERGER/ REUTERS
09/11/2017
AN AERIAL view of the Old City of Jerusalem.
'The state can't negate residency of Jerusalemites working with Hamas in PA parliament'

This ruling by the High Court was accompanied by an order to the state to explain why it is holding on to terrorists’ bodies.

The basic error is to treat all the settlements alike
Despite Israel's new settlement plans, construction plummets

"We are building the land and settling it," Netanyahu said.

Yehuda Glick outside Temple Mount.
PA arrests Palestinian who hosted right-wing MK at his home

MK Yehuda Glick visited Muhammed Jaber in Hebron to wish him a happy holiday.

11/09/2017
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