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West Bank Settlers

Collateral Damage: The Hidden Costs of the Ariel Boycott

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Boycotts focus on arresting the most valuable yet vulnerable freedoms: freedom of thought. Like a cluster bomb, boycotts are not particularly surgical in its strike, instead reeking extensive collateral damage.

Tax-Exempt U.S. Funds Aiding West Bank Settlements In Direct Opposition To Obama's Stated Peace Plan Goals

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAR BRACHA, West Bank -- Twice a year, American evangelicals show up at a winery in this Jewish settlement in the hills of ancient Samaria to play a d...

60 Percent Of Israelis Say Settlements Should Be Removed, Survey Reports

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Three fifths of Israelis support dismantling settlements in the disputed territories, according to a survey conducted by the Harry S. Truman Institute...

Israeli Soldier Stabbed To Death In West Bank

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A knife-wielding Palestinian police officer killed an Israeli soldier Wednesday as he sat in a jeep stopped at a traffic light in th...

Israeli Soldier Discharged Over Pro-Settler Sign

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has discharged a soldier for waving a banner at a ceremony protesting the army's demolition of a West Bank sett...

Settlers Protest In Jerusalem Against Building Ban

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — About 10,000 West Bank settlers and their backers filled part of downtown Jerusalem Wednesday, listening to fiery speeches, dancing ...

West Bank Settlements Become Havens Of Israeli Surburbanites

csmonitor.com | Ilene R. Prusher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Meet the Ovadiahs, the Allons, and the Cohens. They're new arrivals in Israeli neighborhoods where freshly laid red-tile roofs and toddler toys dottin...

West Bank Settlers Unlikely To Fight Israeli Army

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER and ISABEL KERSHNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVAT GILAD, West Bank Of the hundreds of thousands of Israeli settlers in the West Bank, those who live in unauthorized hilltop outposts like this on...

Netanyahu In London Vows To Seeks Compromise With U.S. On Israeli Settlements

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to defuse an unusually public spat with the United States over West Bank settlements wh...

West Bank Settlers Send Defiant Message To Obama, "That Arab They Call A President"

nytimes.com | ETHAN BRONNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NERIA, West Bank In this land of endless history and ethereal beauty, several thousand Jewish settlers gathered on a dozen West Bank hills with makesh...

Why the West Bank Settlers Are Not a Barrier to Middle East Peace

Philip Slater | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Slater

I think Israelis should be encouraged to live wherever they want -- with the clear understanding, however, that when the peace agreement is made, the West Bank is part of the Palestinian State.