Thursday December 14th 2017

Posts Tagged ‘Ariel Sharon’

Ben-Dahan Warns Against Submission to US Demands

Ben-Dahan Warns Against Submission to US Demands

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan (Jewish Home) warned Sunday that his party will leave the government if Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) succumbs to United States pressure to destroy Jewish communities in Israel's disputed heartland. On a visit to the ruins of Sa-Nur in northern Samaria, [...]

Steinitz Rejects Western Military Presence in Israel

Steinitz Rejects Western Military Presence in Israel

by Sagit Levi International Relations Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) made clear on Tuesday that Jerusalem would oppose any attempt by the United States to station international forces in the country as part of Washington's overall agenda to force Israel to relinquish territory to the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. “Some people are [...]

Ariel to Tackle Gush Katif Refugee Crisis

Ariel to Tackle Gush Katif Refugee Crisis

by Eitam Abadi Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) said Sunday that he had allocated 80 million shekels to build permanent homes for Gush Katif refugees. Since United States President George W. Bush forced then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to surrender the Gaza region and remove nearly 10,000 ethnic Jews from their homes in Gaza and [...]

Netanyahu Furious at Bennett-Lapid Alliance

Netanyahu Furious at Bennett-Lapid Alliance

by Naama Ben-Yaakov Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) is furious at what he believes is a conspiracy by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett to try to prevent Shas and United Torah Judaism from joining the coalition, Likud sources said Sunday night. Sources who attended Netanyahu’s meeting with Likud [...]

Gaza Expellees Being Evicted from Refugee Camp

Gaza Expellees Being Evicted from Refugee Camp

by Eitam Abadi Jewish families expelled from the Gaza region during the 2005 “Disengagement” have been served with government eviction orders after not paying rent for the years spent in the refugee camps they were placed in following the destruction of their communities, Ma'ariv reported on Tuesday. Since United States President [...]

Gaza Expellees Charged Rent for Refugee Camps

Gaza Expellees Charged Rent for Refugee Camps

by Eitam Abadi Lawmakers from across the political spectrum are protesting a decision that would force Jews expelled from the Gaza region during the 2005 "Disengagement" to pay rent for the years spent in the refugee camps they were placed in following the destruction of their communities. Since United States President George W. Bush [...]

Committee to Review Edmund Levi Report

Committee to Review Edmund Levi Report

by Eitam Abadi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) announced his intention on Monday to discuss and decide upon the findings of the Edmund Levi Report with the new ministerial committee recently established to deal with Jewish issues in Israel's disputed heartland. The 89-page report was submitted to the ministerial committee on [...]

Hotovely Warns PM May Split Likud

Hotovely Warns PM May Split Likud

by Sagit Levi Member of Knesset Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) expressed concern on Monday that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu may choose to split the Likud and form a joint list with Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz (Kadima), Defense Minister Ehud Barak (Atzmaut) and Likud ministers such as Dan Meridor and Michael Eitan. Speaking with [...]

Barak Suggests New ‘Disengagement’

Barak Suggests New ‘Disengagement’

by Eitam Abadi Defense Minister Ehud Barak (Atzmaut) suggested on Wednesday that Israel unilaterally withdraw from the Samaria, Binyamin and Judea regions. In a speech to the annual conference of the Institute for National Security Studies, Barak said Jerusalem should consider repeating the "Disengagement" policy in lands won from [...]

Police to Pay Amona Victim

Police to Pay Amona Victim

by Eitam Abadi The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court ruled Wednesday that police must pay 230,000 Shekels compensation to a man severely beaten by officers during the 2006 demolition of nine homes at the Amona village in Israel's disputed Binyamin region. Amona was the site of mass police violence in February 2006 when government forces [...]

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