Settlement Report, January 2019

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This post will be updated weekly until the end of the month.


Settlement Report, 25 January 2019

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  • A 45-person Palestinian Family Will Be Evicted from Home in Sheikh Jarrah for the Benefit of Settlers - read here >>

  • Bidding War Between Settlers and Palestinians Drives $3.27 Million Price for Sheikh Jarrah House - read here >>

  • Settlers Impose Sabbath Closure on Palestinian Residents of Silwan; High Court Asks: Why? - read here >>

  • Israel to “Examine” Two Cases of lllegal Outpost Construction - read here >>

  • MK Bezalel Smotrich – A Radical Settler – Elected to Lead National Union Party - read here >>

  • European Union Statement Lambasts “Givat Eitam/E-2” Settlement Plan - read here >>

  • Bonus Reads


Settlement Report, 11 January 2019

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  1. Israel Opens “Apartheid Road” – Divided Road Eases Settlers’ Access to Jerusalem, Routes Palestinians Around the City, Significant Step Towards Advancing E-1 Settlement Construction - read here >>

  2. Israeli Businessman Opens Huge Mall in East Jerusalem Settlement Industrial Zone - read here >>

  3. In Parting Gift to Settlers, Housing Minister Greenlights Construction of New Settlement Units for Outpost Evacuees - read here >>

  4. Settlers Blame Obama for Slowed Israeli Population Growth in the West Bank - read here >>

  5. Israeli Justice Minister Stands with Families of Suspects in Deadly Jewish Terror Attack - read here >>

  6. Breaking the Silence Launches New Tour of Central West Bank Settlements - read here >>

  7. Bonus Reads - read here >>


Settlement Report, 4 January 2019

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  1. Israel Advances Plans for 2,191 New Settlement Units – Including Establishing 2 New Settlements & Laying Groundwork for 2 New Settlement Industrial Zones - read here >>

  2. Based on New Legal Tools to Take Palestinian Land, Israel Announces Intention to Build A New Settlement (“Givat Eitam/E-2”) Near Bethlehem - read here >>

  3. Following High Profile Political Support, Settlers Violently Resist Evacuation from Amona Outpost Site - read here >>

  4. Knesset Speaker & Leaders Call for Annexation of Hebron - read here >>

  5. Regavim Petitions Jerusalem District Court to Stop the EU-Backed “Arab Takeover” of Area C - read here >>

  6. Knesset Lawyer Criticizes Bill to Give Palestinian Land to the World Zionist Organization - read here >>

  7. Sheldon Adelson’s Medical School in Ariel Settlement May Not Open - read here >>

  8. Bonus Reads - read here >>

Source: Foundation for Middle East Peace