Thug Theology: Hundreds of "hilltop" settler youth launched a new movement to build illegal outposts in the occupied territories last week.
October 2005 Archives
Q. ...what can we learn from the remarks about Israel made by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinezhad? Q. On the 10th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin....
All about the unique characteristics of Hebron and the Israeli settlements there
I. ForOps Update; II. New Bills and Resolutions; III. Other
See the material presented in Peace Now's October 5th press conference on West Bank Settlements and Outposts
Peace Now Launches New Peace Initiative: The Israeli Peace Now movement presented a new peace initiative last week that calls for the evacuation of 43 settlements in the West Bank in a two-stage plan, along with the removal of illegal West Bank outposts and the renewal of negotiations with the Palestinians.
Read excerpts from the pointed exchange about Israeli settlement expansion and U.S. inaction at a recent Middle East Subcommittee hearing
October, 2005 - Renewing channels of dialogue - Dismantling outposts - Continuing to evacuate settlements
I. Welcoming Abbas to Washington II. Defense Approps Update III. New Bills and Resolutions IV. APN Hill Event Oct. 24 - Chaim Yavin V. Chafee and Rice on the Record VI. Frist Welcomes Abbas VII. Bush-Abbas Press Conference VIII. Kaptur on Egypt Aid Threat
Americans for Peace Now (APN) today welcomed the summit meeting between President George W. Bush and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, but called on the White House to move beyond photo-ops and speeches and to start taking action to advance the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Listen to Chaim Yavin discuss "Land of the Settlers" on WBEZ's Worldview with Jerome McDonnell on the web
Majority Of Israeli Jews Favor West Bank Settlement Dismantlement: According to the latest Peace Index survey from the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Studies at Tel Aviv University, 57% of the Israeli Jewish public supports a far-reaching dismantlement of West Bank settlements...
"Reflection. Reconciliation. Responsibility. This week, Jews around the world mark the solemn holiday of Yom Kippur."
Q. How is Sharon likely to deal with coalition politics and relations with the Palestinians? Q. How might a nuclear Iran affect the attitude of Israel's neighbors toward peaceful coexistence?
About the Jordan Valley and more...