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Sheikh Jarrah expulsions 'won't be commanded by PM Bennett'

The New Arab 27 Jul 2021
They explained the authorities are to use this to avoid an escalation of tensions in occupied Jerusalem ... For instance, in 1982, a deal was concluded for 17 Palestinian families by their lawyer, who didn't confer with them, according to the Civil Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem.
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Grapevine July 21, 2021: Who owns a religion?

The Jerusalem Post 20 Jul 2021
International lawyer Alan Baker, who is director of the international law program at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and is a former legal adviser to the Foreign Ministry and a former ambassador to Canada, contends that if the Americans want to have a consulate-general serving the Palestinians, it should be in Ramallah.
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For US Jews of color, meeting Israel’s diversity was affirming experience

The Jerusalem Post 16 Jul 2021
JERUSALEM – Arel Moodie, the son of a white Jewish mother and a Black father, experienced a core identity struggle through most of his teenage years ... An experience on the trip inspired him to decide to move to Israel and join the Israeli army (he later moved back to the United States and become a lawyer).
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Grapevine July 16, 2021: Sad parting

The Jerusalem Post 15 Jul 2021
... in Jerusalem ... Beit Shalom used to be the private residence of British immigrant lawyer Solomon (Shalom) Horowitz, who joined the Jerusalem-based law firm founded by British barrister Harry Sacher, who had been among the draftsmen of what is now known as the Balfour Declaration.
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For these US Jews of color, encountering Israel’s diversity was an eye-opening and affirming experience

Cleveland Jewish News 15 Jul 2021
JERUSALEM – Arel Moodie, the son of a white Jewish mother and a Black father, experienced a core identity struggle through most of his teenage years ... An experience on the trip inspired him to decide to move to Israel and join the Israeli army (he later moved back to the United States and become a lawyer).
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Israeli NGO urges UNICEF to probe Hamas, PIJ for using child soldiers

The Jerusalem Post 08 Jul 2021
The Israel-based NGO International Legal Forum (ILF) has called on UNICEF to investigate allegations of Palestinian children being trained as child soldiers in Gaza, following a report by The Jerusalem Post. The NGO, which is a network of over 3,000 lawyers and activists ...
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Israel arrests Palestinian rights lawyer who protested Abbas

The Daily Item 04 Jul 2021
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian human rights lawyer was detained by Israeli forces early Sunday after taking part in a protest in the occupied West Bank against Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, his rights group said ....
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Demolitions begin in occupied East Jerusalem’s Silwan

Al Jazeera 29 Jun 2021
“There’s a clear discrimination here where Jews can claim back any property that they claim they owned in the past prior to 1948, while Palestinians who lost their homeland in 500 villages inside Israel, including West Jerusalem, cannot claim back their property,” Mohammed Dahleh, a lawyer representing some of the Silwan families, told Al Jazeera.
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Former Israeli AG discovers settler takeover of family home

The New Arab 16 Jun 2021
However, the family fled to Israeli territory after Jordan occupied East Jerusalem in 1948 ... A Jerusalem rabbinical court granted a settler organisation claiming no heirs could be found despite the fact Ben-Yair "is a public figure who makes public statements and even published a book about Sheikh Jarrah three years earlier", his lawyers said.
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Intel report: QAnon followers could become more violent

The Mercury News 14 Jun 2021
Lawyers for some of the defendants have argued their clients were specifically misguided by QAnon ... or social consciousness.” Jensen now realizes that he “bought into a pack of lies,” his lawyer maintains ... Israel OKs contentious Jerusalem march set for Tuesday.
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Demolishing Palestinian homes for an Israeli religious theme park

Al Jazeera 11 Jun 2021
On Monday, Jerusalem ... “I went dozens of times to Jerusalem Municipality, sometimes accompanied by a lawyer and an engineer, but I was repeatedly told that building permits would not be issued for al-Bustan as it was to be turned into a Jewish theme park,” Abu Diab told Al Jazeera.
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He 'won the lottery' of Israeli politics. But Naftali Bennett remains an enigma

Finger Lakes Times 11 Jun 2021
In contested Jerusalem... Especially not Naftali Bennett," lawyer and activist Danny Seidemann, a longtime defender of Palestinian rights in Jerusalem, wrote last week on Twitter ... (Los Angeles Times special correspondent Noga Tarnopolsky contributed to this report from Jerusalem.).
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Israeli court postpones Silwan forced displacement hearing

Al Jazeera 10 Jun 2021
“There’s a clear discrimination here, where Jews can claim back any property that they claim they owned in the past prior to 1948, while Palestinians who lost their homeland in 500 villages inside Israel, including West Jerusalem, cannot claim back their property,” Mohammed Dahleh, a lawyer representing some of the Silwan families, told Al Jazeera.
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He ‘won the lottery’ of Israeli politics. But Naftali Bennett remains an enigma

The Los Angeles Times 10 Jun 2021
In contested Jerusalem — where Israeli ... Especially not Naftali Bennett,” lawyer and activist Danny Seidemann, a longtime defender of Palestinian rights in Jerusalem, wrote last week on Twitter ... Special correspondent Noga Tarnopolsky contributed to this report from Jerusalem.
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Activists see Israeli police using violence to silence support for Sheikh Jarrah

The National 09 Jun 2021
Israeli far-right march cancelled as tensions simmer in Jerusalem ... “They are targeting the Palestinian residents in East Jerusalem and the press ... Mr Seidemann, the Israeli lawyer and peace activist, said the Israeli occupation of East Jerusalem and other Palestinian territories, must come to an end sooner or later.

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