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Israel’s Annexation Plan, a New Era in Palestinian Resistance

A Palestinian protester and an Israeli soldier during a rally against Israel’s plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, Haris, near Nablus, West Bank, June 26, 2020From July 1, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has the power to bring to the Knesset a vote on whether to extend…
bubmag
July 2, 2020
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‘Everyone scared’: How Palestinians are preparing for annexation

With just days to go until Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is allowed, per the coalition government agreement, to pursue the annexation of illegally occupied West Bank territory, debate swirls around what - if any - land will be formally annexed in the coming weeks and months.  Various annexation scenarios…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Hebron

Is Chabad about to make the most calamitous mistake in its history?

Is Chabad-Lubavitch, the ultra-Orthodox Hasidic outreach movement, returning to the political wars? Apparently so, in Israel at least. And its rabbis are doing so by promoting a "not one inch" approach to territorial concessions and identifying with the most fanatic elements of the settler population. And if past experience is…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
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Israel’s next UK ambassador is a settler extremist

Tzipi Hotovely (second from left holding flag) leading a settler demonstration calling for the annexation of the Palestinian West Bank last month. (Women in Green/YouTube)Israel’s next ambassador to the UK is a pro-settler activist who has promoted the movement to destroy Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque compound. Tzipi Hotovely once claimed that…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
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Say “Yes” to a half-sized Sovereignty

Studying the history of Jewish settlement and state building in the Land of Israel clearly demonstrates that a pragmatic diplomatic strategy, one strongly motivated by an idealistic vision, but one also willing to carefully compromise and steadfastly proceed step by step, has been our country’s ‘winning’ diplomatic strategy. Ben Gurion’s…
bubmag
June 9, 2020
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Rules are meant to be contagious: 5 things to know for June 8

1. This ain’t New Zealand: Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, and a downturn in public compliance with the pandemic rules, Israel Hayom leads with a “special report” that is obvious to all Israelis who have recently ventured outdoors, namely that many aren’t abiding by the new guidelines. “The virus…
bubmag
June 8, 2020