News from the West Bank
- Peace Now report: “New Roads and Outposts Flourish in the West Bank amid Gaza War”. Over the past week, Peace Now reports settlers have established at least 4 new outposts and 9 new roads
- On the South Hebron Hills:
- “Many West Bank Palestinians Are Being Forced Out of Their Villages. Is My Family Next?” (Ali Awad in the New York Times)
- “A Population Transfer Under the Cover of War: A Visit to the Forsaken Land of Settler Militias” (Haaretz)
- “Settler attacks and Israeli restrictions paralyse West Bank economy” (Middle East Eye)
- “As War Rages, Israeli Settlers and Soldiers Try to Block the Palestinian Olive Harvest” (Haaretz)
News from East Jerusalem
- “Attempt for the Establishment of a New Settlement in the Armenian Quarter of the Old City” Peace Now
- Correction to last week’s report regarding activities on Mount Scopus: Ir Amim and Bimkom report that Israel is expected to revive its plans to declare the open area between the Palestinian East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Issawiya and A-Tur. In last week’s report, the plan to declare the area as a national park was erroneously confused with separate plans to build a new settlement on a different part of Mount Scopus.
On Reestablishing Settlements in Gaza
- Breaking the Silence posts on X: “The Israeli right has a focus right now. The goal? Resettle the Gaza Strip. Their way to establish it in the hearts and minds of Israelis: to aggressively push the false notion that the 2005 disengagement was the main failure that led to this moment. This lie must be debunked…” (1/11)
News From the U.S.