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Middle East Peace Reports: August 2005 Archives

August 29, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 5

Settling In The Basement Of Public Opinion: Friday's Dahaf/Yedioth Ahronoth survey of Israeli opinion found that a majority of 54% believes that settlements in the West Bank should be evacuated, 42% think they should not, and 4% gave no reply. An even larger majority, 68%, said they favor removing illegal outposts from the West Bank.

August 22, 2005: Vol. 7, Issue 4

Settlers Fail The Acid Test: There was a lot of hate up there on the roof. Hate for the soldiers, hate for the police, hate for those who don't agree with them. When they sang Hatikva, I stood below and was ashamed.

August 15, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 3

Heading into the actual removal of settlements from Gaza and the northern West Bank, the most recent Peace Index survey conducted by the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research at Tel Aviv University found that 57% of Israeli Jews support disengagement

August 8, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 2

FOUR VIEWS OF SHFARAM: Leading Israeli analysts weighed in on last week's terrorist attack by a right-wing Israeli settler against Israeli Arabs in the town of Shfaram.

August 1, 2005 - Vol. 7, Issue 1

A Minyan For The Muslim Quarter: The Local Planning and Construction Committee in Jerusalem last week approved plans to build a new Jewish neighborhood inside the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.