Commemorating Catastrophe

July 16 2013

Beginning at 9:15 a.m. (eastern daylight time), Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter delivers his annual all-day webcast on the themes of Tisha b’Av. Source sheets can be downloaded from the website.

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The U.S. Peace Plan May Finally Bring about a Palestinian State

Among those most fervently opposed to Israel applying its sovereignty to Jewish areas of the West Bank are members of the hard right, many of whom live in the affected areas. They do so because, under the Trump administration proposal, the extension of sovereignty makes possible the creation of a Palestinian state in the remainder of the territory. Haviv Rettig Gur comments on this irony:

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More about: Annexation, Israel & Zionism