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The Trump administration in September ordered the closure of the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., citing the refusal of Palestinian leaders to enter into peace talks with Israel. In an interview with J.J. Green of Target USA: the National Security Podcast, Kenneth Bricker, a spokesman for The Israel Project,...

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While reiterating her support for a two-state solution for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, German Chancellor Angela Merkel supported the Israeli demand that the Palestinian Authority accept Israel as a Jewish state, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. Merkel, who wound up her two-day trip to Israel Thursday,...

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The United States will no longer give funding to Gaza that empowers the Islamist terrorist organization Hamas or fund Palestinian incitement towards Israel, the U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, said on Thursday in New York at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. JNS reported on Sunday...

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Opposition leader Tzipi Livni warned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in New York on Tuesday the he “will cause sadness to generations if you continue to isolate yourselves, burn bridges and take unilateral steps against Israel,” The Times of Israel reported. Livni and Abbas convened in a hotel where they...

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Israel will deduct funds sent to the family of Palestinian terrorist Khalil Jabarin, who murdered dual American-Israeli citizen Ari Fuld on Sunday, from aid earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority, The Algemeiner reported Friday. A survivor of the Sunday attack said that the terrorist appeared to be targeting Americans. Fuld,...

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United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reiterated Thursday his country’s demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) stop handing out financial rewards to Palestinian terrorists and their families, The Times of Israel reported. Friedman made his comments as the PA declared its intention to make monthly payments to the relatives...

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On September 13, 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin shook hands with PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn, marking the signing of the Oslo Accords that were supposed to pave the path towards an independent Palestinian state and peace for Israel. Looking back after 25 years, with...

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In an interview with Chris Ingram of News Talk Florida, Kenneth Bricker, The Israel Project’s Senior Press Associate, characterized the Trump administration’s recent decision to close the PLO offices as a message to the Palestinian Authority, which has refused to negotiate with Israel in recent years, that “the double game is...

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The decisions by President Donald Trump to have the United States stop funding United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which aids those defined as Palestinian refugees, as well as cut funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) has prompted criticism and predictions of disaster. A recent Washington Post editorial asserted that...

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) must undergo significant reform to advance the chances of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Joshua S. Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, wrote in an op-ed published by The Algemeiner on Tuesday. “This issue is not a matter...

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