Palestinian state

UNESCO To Vote On Proposal Declaring Western Wall A Muslim Site

Six Muslim Arab countries submitted the UNESCO proposal on behalf of the Palestinians.

10/19/2015 - 20:00

A Palestinian effort to have a United Nations agency declare Judaism’s holiest site a Muslim holy site is “an attempt to distort history,” Israel said.

Thousands gather at the Western Wall to receive the priestly blessing on the Sukkot holiday, Sept. 30, 2015. JTA

Leading House Republican, Democrat Introduce Anti-BDS Resolution

08/03/2015 - 20:00

Washington — The top Republican and Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee introduced a resolution urging the Obama administration to increase its activities against any boycott of Israel.

Argentina’s Foreign Minister Quits AMIA Jewish Center For Blocking Joint Bombing Probe

04/28/2015 - 20:00

Buenos Aires, Argentina — Argentina’s foreign minister resigned his membership in the Buenos Aires AMIA Jewish center, the site of a deadly bombing in 1994.

U.S. Must Continue To Support Israel At UN

04/14/2015 - 20:00

"Peace will come from hard choices and compromises that must be made at the negotiating table."

German Leftist Party Introduces Resolution To Recognize Palestinian State

03/25/2015 - 20:00

A left-wing opposition party in the German parliament introduced a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, a position opposed by the current governing coalition.

Time To Recognize The Palestinian State

Israeli recognition of a Palestinian state could be groundbreaking, a catalyst for renewing negotiations.

01/05/2015 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

The recent collapse of Israel’s government may seem like one more reason to despair of our tortured politics and divided polity, but it presents the best chance in years to secure peace and preserve our democracy. The government that was disbanded was not a government of peace, in any possible way.

Hilik Bar

Poll: Most Israeli Jews Oppose Palestinian State On ’67 Lines

10/20/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Three-quarters of Israeli Jews oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders, a new poll found.

A Palestinian State In Sinai

09/08/2014 - 20:00

In 1903 the British offered Zionists a Jewish state — in Uganda. At a time of pogroms and persecution, Uganda could be a needed refuge. After much debate, the offer was rejected. After all, Zionism was not just a political dream but also a spiritual state of mind, a yearning for a return to our indigenous, biblical, spiritual home.

De Klerk: Israel Not An Apartheid State, But Could Become One

05/28/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM — Israel could become an apartheid state without the creation of a Palestinian state, former South African leader F.W. de Klerk said on Israeli television.

Abbas' Conflicting UN Messages

The old political shibboleth "That may be what I said but it's not what I meant" could well apply to Mahmoud Abbas's UN appearance last month. He gave an impassioned speech from the podium, waiving the formal "Application of Palestine for admission to membership in the United Nations" and declaring his desire to live in peace with the State of Israel.

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