Month: July 2012

Israel’s Settlers Are Here To Stay

logo3 Israel’s Settlers Are Here to Stay By Dani Dayan | The New York Times | July 25, 2012 Maale Shomron, West Bank WHATEVER word you use to describe Israel’s 1967 acquisition of Judea and Samaria — commonly referred to as the West Bank in these pages — will not change the historical facts.

The unoccupied territories

Maps2 - Eli The Unoccupied Territories Dror Eydar – Israel Hayom – July 5, 2012 The biggest news story of the week, perhaps of the year, slipped under the media radar yesterday: Edna Adato of Israel Hayom revealed the main points of a report drafted by the Committee to Examine the State of Construction in Judea and Samaria, headed by retired Supreme Court Justice Edmond Levi.

Yitzhak Shamir

shamir blog post-600 Yitzhak Shamir Editorial of The New York Sun | June 30, 2012 Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir (1915-2012) Jewish Current Issues | July 1, 2012 It is with great sadness that the Sun has received the news of the death of Israel’s seventh prime minister, Yitzhak Shamir.