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Thousands of Palestinians enter Israel for work each day from the West Bank and often return home in buses alongside Jewish settlers. The Palestinian laborers all have security clearance and special permits, but the proposed change would have forced them to return home through the same checkpoint they entered and prevented them from riding West Bank buses alongside Israelis.
This is what makes a real reflection on Reality : A new report by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) provides a concerning overview of the human rights situation for Palestinians in Jerusalem. 494 more words
The State Department on Monday shrugged off a decision by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to appoint Silvan Shalom, a politician who has publicly opposed the creation of a Palestinian state, as his chief negotiator for the long-stalled peace talks. 451 more words
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On March 2nd, the Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously to insert an amendment into the TPA legislation. According to its principal sponsor, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), the amendment would “include among the principal negotiating objectives of the United States regarding commercial partnerships…
On Wednesday, Nakba Day, I attended the Eye-Witness Stories from the West Bank & Israel event held at the Friends Meeting House and heard first-hand from Andy Walton who has returned from Jerusalem. 363 more words