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Lapid: Israel doesn't need permission from the US to build in settlements

The Biden administration had asked Israel not to advance the plans, given its stiff opposition to any Israeli settlement construction. 

Why is Joe Biden so obsessed with Israeli settlements? - opinion

To obsess, according to the dictionary, is to “preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually, intrusively, and to a troubling extent.”

By STEPHEN M. FLATOW
09/05/2022

Israel should be smarter about settlement announcements - analysis

If the government believes that it should build, then by all means it should build. But do it in a way that won’t embarrass Washington.  Especially when it comes to Biden.

09/05/2022

Letters to the Editor May 9, 2022: A key question

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

US denounces Israel's push to advance 3,988 West Bank settler homes

The move helps shore up Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's fragile coalition but will likely anger the Biden Administration.

Right slams gov’t. for removing a West Bank home

The right-wing NGO Regavim said it was "easy for Defense Minister Benny Gantz to flex his muscles against a handful of hilltop youth, while not enforcing the law in the Arab sector."

Israel Independence Day IAF flyover should be above politics - editorial

The flyovers cover a vast area – from the far North to the deep South – in an attempt to enable the largest number of Israelis to catch a view of the procession.

Homesh, Evyatar must be coalition red lines - right-wing politicians

They spoke out amid a government crisis, in which Silman’s resignation from the coalition has brought its membership down from 61 to 60, in a 120-member parliament.

Israelis march to West Bank's Homesh, amid tensions with Palestinians

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan said that "the thousands who came here today, did so to give a message to the government. Don't touch Homesh." 

Left-wing Jewish American orgs. blast Biden admin. for serving wine from Israeli settlement

"This mistake came about because of policy. Specifically, the Trump administration policy which erased the Green Line," wrote the Americans for Peace Now CEO.

18/04/2022
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