Israeli authorities on Thursday told the Israeli High Court that the leaders of the settlement movement
in the West Bank would choose within 30 days a new site to build permanent housing for the settlers of the illegal settlement outpost of Migron, northwest of Jerusalem, between Qalandiya and Ramallah in the West Bank.
International law aside, Palestinians rightfully view the settlement movement
as Israel's plan to grab as much Palestinian land as possible, not to mention the hostile nature of many armed settlers towards the Palestinians.
The achievements of the settlement movement
in main concentrations will forever be an integral part of the sovereign state of Israel, along with Jerusalem, our united capital", Olmert told the Knesset.
The religious passion that infuses the settlement movement
transcends politics and for many goes to the heart of what it means to be a Jew.
Besides opposition within his own Likud Party, Sharon faces resignations from two of his three coalition partners, identified closely with the settlement movement
While there is a rich literature on the history of the settlement movement
, there is little information about contemporary settlement houses.
As the prime architect of the settlement movement
, Sharon is considered hostile to any plan to slow or curtail settlement development.
For a discussion of settlements' racially-based views on working mothers, see Ruth Crocker, Social Work and Social Order: The Settlement Movement
in Two Industrial Cities, 1889-1930 (Urbana, 1992).
According to Haaretz, Amana, founded by the Gush Emunim religious settlement movement
in 1979, is the most important private body for establishing and expanding West Bank settlements.
Since I've been exposed to the settlement movement
in Samaria, I feel a responsibility to open up my fellow European Parliament members to the reality here.
PNN Wednesday 26th December, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pledged on Tuesday to keep building in Jerusalem and continue supporting the Jewish settlement movement
In between writing his bookwhich will follow a group of paratroopers from the Six Day War, some of whom ended up leaders in the settlement movement
, some of whom ended up leaders in the peace movementhe has been grappling with an essay about the danger of what he called the "re-ghettoization" of the Jewish people.