'And it will be, when the Lord, your God, will bring you to the land to which you come, to possess it, that you shall place those blessing upon Mount Gerizim, and those cursing upon Mount Ebal (Deuteronomy 11:29)'
While the Israeli cabinet authorized a deduction of nearly $140 million from the P.A. due to its longstanding policy of paying monthly stipends to convicted terrorists and their families, Abbas remains committed to the reprehensible practice.
Reuters, a major international news agency, falsely blamed Israel for water supply issues in a Bethlehem-area Palestinian village in an article published earlier this week, according to media watchdog HonestReporting.
Residents of Samaria, both Israeli and Palestinian, have recently been affected by a water crisis in the region and Israel has been forced to cut water supplies to the area, a result of Palestinian refusal to maintain its water systems or meet with Israeli officials to work towards a much-needed solution.
Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Monday stated that she is working together with Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit on an outline for imposing Israeli law on the Israeli-controlled areas in Judea and Samaria.