Obama Administration Raps Israeli Report on Legality of Settlements

According to JTA, the “Obama administration criticized an Israeli panel finding that West Bank settlements are legal under international law.” The Israel report called for the legalization of outposts built on Palestinian land by Israeli settlers. J Street, a U.S. Jewish advocacy group, issued a statement urging Israelis “to reject the committee’s recommendations and to choose instead a path that leads to two states, thereby securing both Israel’s Jewish and democratic future.”

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