Settlements

Settlements: In-Depth Reports

What does the December 23, 2016 UN Security Council Resolution contribute to the peace process?

Why the UN Security Council resolution on the legality of Israel’s “settlements” is so wrong and hypocritical. Read More »

Dore Gold Response to Kerry Speech: “Back to ’67 borders? That’s not going to happen.”

“Only Israel can decide how its security will be planned, implemented, and above all safeguarded.” Read More »

A Scandalous UN Resolution

A UN Resolution that legitimizes Palestinian rejectionism, contravenes the Oslo agreement, and empowers Israel’s enemies. Read More »

Was U.S. Policy on Israel and the UN Changing?

Was the U.S. about to sharply break with its past policy on the use of the UN for Israeli-Palestinian differences? Read More »

How Did Israeli Settlements Become a Legally Contentious Issue at the UN?

UN should halt ethnic cleansing of Sunni Arabs in Syria. Read More »

Will the Obama-Netanyahu Talks Impact on U.S. Elections?

Words in New York and actions in the Middle East Read More »

Israel’s Rights in the Territories under International Law

Reference to the “Palestinian territories” is a complete fallacy. Read More »

International Law Expert: Israel Is Not an “Occupier”

International law defines “occupation” as one power occupying the lands of a foreign sovereign. In Israel’s case, Israel is not occupying any foreign sovereign’s land; Israel entered the area known as the West Bank in 1967 and took over the authority to administer the land from Jordan, which was never considered to be a sovereign in the area. Read More »

Ten False Assumptions Regarding Israel

Falsehoods and misperceptions in the service of bias Read More »

The Curious State Department Announcement on Israeli Settlements

The State Department’s obsession with Jewish settlements Read More »

Top International Law Expert Takes Down “Occupied Palestinian Territories” Meme

Amb.Alan Baker, who participated in negotiations on the Oslo Accords and today is Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs explains how the OPT concept has no basis in international law. Read More »

Israel’s Settlements: Legal or Illegal?

Jerusalem Center Research Fellow Dan Diker Interviews: Amb. Alan Baker and Irit Kohn adv. Read More »

Message from the Editor:
Ten Years since the Disengagement from Gaza

The disengagement from Gaza in 2005 requires thorough study and national introspection. Read More »

Innocence Lost: The Impact of the Disengagement on Religious Zionism

The changes among religious Zionists during the decade since the disengagement. Read More »

The Disengagement: The Unanswered Question

Did Prime Minister Ariel Sharon implement this plan because he genuinely believed in it or were his motives based upon self-interest? Was his real aim to extricate himself from the criminal investigations against him? Read More »