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‘The truth is simple, but unwelcome’

https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2017/1-december/features/features/the-truth-is-simple-but-unwelcome# ‘The truth is simple, but unwelcome’ 01 DECEMBER 2017 278 The Jewish writer Robert Cohen tells Huw Spanner that solidarity with Palestinians will be costly for Christians BEN BROSNAN ROBERT COHEN is developing a reputation as…

The Israeli Knesset have voted 60 to 52 in favour of retroactively legalising thousands of West Bank Jewish settlement homes. The settler homes, built on private Palestinian Land, are considered to be illegal by the international community.

Palestinian leaders and rights groups have condemned the bill. The UN warned that the new law will “greatly diminish” the already fading hope of a future peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians. The vote came…