Israel is the legal occupant of the West Bank, says the Court of Appeal of Versailles

Much thanks to Jean-Patrick for reporting on this monumental but ignored court ruling. Also see San Remo mandate: Israel’s Magna Carta (and here). ISRAEL IS THE LEGAL OCCUPANT OF THE WEST BANK, SAYS THE COURT OF APPEAL OF VERSAILLES, FRANCE PUBLIE PAR JEAN-PATRICK GRUMBERG, LE 12 JANVIER 2017 IN A HISTORICAL TRIAL CAREFULLY « FORGOTTEN » BY … Continue reading Israel is the legal occupant of the West Bank, says the Court of Appeal of Versailles

Seven facts that endanger peace way more than settlements John Kerry

In John Kerry’s angry rant two days ago, he confronted Israel in the strongest terms, claiming that Israel’s building neighborhoods and towns in historic Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and East Jerusalem was endangering peace. But in truth, if Israel stopped building settlements tomorrow, these seven issues would still exist and we would be no … Continue reading Seven facts that endanger peace way more than settlements John Kerry

AFTER IRAN DEAL, OBAMA STRUGGLES TO GAIN ISRAEL’S TRUST

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection for the Jewish state. But the feelings do not appear to be mutual. Wide swaths of the Israeli public, particularly supporters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have little trust in … Continue reading AFTER IRAN DEAL, OBAMA STRUGGLES TO GAIN ISRAEL’S TRUST