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.

16 West Bank Youths Questioned, Released In Connection With Suspected Church Arson

06/17/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Sixteen youths were detained by police for questioning over a suspected arson attack on a historic church in northern Israel.

Flaw In U.S. Policy

Even the PLO recognizes Israel’s right to West Jerusalem.

06/16/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Maariv’s headline blared, “Final Judgment: U.S. Citizens May Not Register ‘Jerusalem’ as Place of Birth.” The news portal Walla! headlined its story, “Supreme Court in U.S. Ruled: Someone Born in Jerusalem Cannot Be Registered as Israeli.”

Panorama: part of West Jerusalem. Wikimedia Commons

Stop Using The Term BDS

A strategy for fighting the growing brand.

06/08/2015 - 20:00
Contributing Editor

Everyone is talking about BDS. Maybe it’s time to stop. 

Protesters evoking the "BDS" brand. Via wikimedia.org

Ahava Cosmetics Company Considering Leaving West Bank

06/08/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The Ahava Dead Sea minerals cosmetics company, under pressure for operating in the West Bank, is considering opening a manufacturing plant inside Israel’s pre-1967 borders.

An Ahava store at the Mamila Mall in Jerusalem, February 15, 2010. JTA

Singer Cancels Israel Performance 3 Days Before Concert

05/04/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — American R&B singer Lauryn Hill canceled a performance in Israel three days ahead of the scheduled concert.

Earlham College Student Senate Passes Divestment Resolution

04/28/2015 - 20:00

The Student Senate at Earlham College, a liberal arts school in Indiana, passed an Israel divestment resolution.

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, Prominent Modern Orthodox Scholar, Dies

04/20/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, a leader of the national religious movement in Israel and a prominent modern Orthodox scholar, has died.

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