West Bank

10 Years After Gaza Disengagement, Hundreds Still Without Permanent Homes

08/11/2015 - 20:00

Nitzan B, Israel — Ask Aviel Eliaz and Itzik Wazana about their evacuation from Gaza 10 years ago this month and both will tell you it’s like a tree.

A house under construction for Gaza evacuees in the town of Be’er Ganim. JTA

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Stabber Admitted To Psychiatric Hospital

08/10/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed six marchers at the annual Jerusalem gay pride parade, will be admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

Twin Cases Of Extremism Spark Calls For Crackdown

Jewish leaders here want end to ‘hate crimes’ in wake of West Bank firebombing, stabbing at gay pride parade.

08/04/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Last week’s firebombing by suspected Jewish settlers of a Palestinian home in the West Bank killing a toddler, and the stabbing of six people — one of them fatally — at the Jerusalem gay pride parade by a charedi extremist may be a game changer for Israel.

An anti-settler rally in Tel Aviv after attack in Duma reportedly carried out by Jewish extremists. Getty Images

U.S. Jewish Groups Call On Israel To Rein In Its Jewish Extremists

08/02/2015 - 20:00

Jewish groups in the United States called on Israel to more forcefully rein in its Jewish extremists.

After Tel Aviv, Snapchat Highlights West Bank

Checkpoints, separation wall featured in social media initiative.

07/08/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Two days after Snapchat received negative social media backlash for its “Tel Aviv Live” feed, it chose to feature The West Bank in its global “story” initiative.

Three images featured as part of "West Bank Live." Via Snapchat.

Young Israeli Dies From Wounds Suffered In West Bank Shooting

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The young Israeli man critically injured in a drive-by shooting by Palestinians in the West Bank has died.

United Church Of Christ To Divest From Companies Working In West Bank

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Washington — The United Church of Christ voted overwhelmingly to divest from companies that profit from Israel’s control of the West Bank.

Obama Administration Will Not Enforce Anti-BDS Law On West Bank Settlements

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Washington –The Obama administration will not enforce part of the new law to combat boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel when it comes to West Bank settlements.

Palestinian Shooting On West Bank Road Wounds 4 Israelis

06/29/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — An Israeli man was in critical condition following a Palestinian drive-by shooting in the West Bank.

Female Israeli Soldier Stabbed In West Bank By Palestinian Woman

06/28/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — A female Israeli soldier was injured seriously in a stabbing by a Palestinian woman at a West Bank checkpoint.

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