Friday April 18th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Ehud Barak’

Netanyahu Proposes Ulpana Solution

Netanyahu Proposes Ulpana Solution

by Eitam Abadi Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) decided on Saturday that Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood will be temporarily evacuated but not destroyed. Netanyahu reportedly came up with a plan for the homes to not be demolished but copied to a military area within the ancient Jewish town in Israel's disputed Binyamin [...]

Clinton Urges Israel-PA Talks

Clinton Urges Israel-PA Talks

by Naama Ben-Yaakov American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday urged Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud) to take advantage of a new political opening to resume negotiations with the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. The objective of such negotiations according to the United States would be an Israeli withdrawal from [...]

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 [...]

Gov’t to Discuss Bill for Annexation of Heartland Communities

Gov’t to Discuss Bill for Annexation of Heartland Communities

by Eitam Abadi The Ministerial Law Committee is expected to discuss legislation on Sunday to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jewish communities in the disputed Samaria, Binyamin and Judea regions. According to the bill, initiated by Member of Knesset Miri Regev (Likud), restrictions on construction in Jewish towns and villages shall be [...]

Last Ditch Attempts to Save Ulpana

Last Ditch Attempts to Save Ulpana

by Eitam Abadi In a last ditch attempt to save 30 homes from demolition, two lawmakers plan to present legislation that would retroactively authorize the endangered five apartment buildings located in the ancient Jewish town of Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood. Members of Knesset Yaakov Katz (National Union) and Zevulun Orlev (Jewish Home) plan [...]

Yachimovich Attacks Netanyahu Capitalism

Yachimovich Attacks Netanyahu Capitalism

by Sagit Levi Labor party leader Shelly Yachimovich declared that the Israeli public is ready for an alternative to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (Likud), who she called the "most extreme, violently capitalist prime minister Israel has ever had." In an interview with Army Radio Thursday morning, Yachimovich said that, despite Netanyahu's [...]

West Outraged over Legalization of Israeli Villages

West Outraged over Legalization of Israeli Villages

by Sagit Levi Western governments and their Middle East proxies condemned Israel on Tuesday for officially legalizing three endangered Jewish villages in the country's disputed heartland. The Brukhin and Rehalim communities in Samaria, as well as the Sansana community in Judea's southern Hebron Hills, were originally built decades ago on [...]

Edelstein Says Ulpana Neighborhood Secure

Edelstein Says Ulpana Neighborhood Secure

by Sagit Levi Minister of Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein (Likud) stated on Sunday that demolishing Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood is not on the government's agenda. “This option is not on the agenda,” Edelstein told journalists. “The Israeli government has expressed its position. The Likud ministers expressed their opinion on this [...]

Minister Visits Endangered Ulpana Neighborhood

Minister Visits Endangered Ulpana Neighborhood

by Naama Ben-Yaakov The government should not demolish any homes in Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood, Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) said Friday during a visit to the endangered community. "I came here to express clearly that the houses here should not be destroyed," Katz said in the ancient town nestled in the Gofna hills in [...]

Petition for Law Against House Demolitions

Petition for Law Against House Demolitions

by Sagit Levi Twenty-five lawmakers have signed a petition calling for legislation that would prevent the Supreme Court from continuing to order house demolitions in Israel's disputed Samaria and Judea regions. Member of Knesset Danny Danon (Likud) called Sunday to assemble the Knesset prior to the next scheduled session in order to vote [...]

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