Settlement Information: Statistics and Tables

Foundation for Middle East Peace (2010)
Databases of population figures for Israeli settlements in the occupied territories. Read More >

The Arab Peace Initiative: Positions of Key Arab States and Non-State Actors

Dr. Amr Hamzawy and Andrew Clark / Israeli European Policy Network (2010)
Outlines the positions of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority in regard to the Arab Peace Initiative. Also discusses the positions of opponents to the API. PDF >

The Arab Peace Initiative: Its Significance and Implications

Dr. Matti Steinberg / Israeli European Policy Network (2010)
Discusses and analyzes the content and the context of the Arab Peace Initiative (API) from various angles: the local, the regional, and the international. Concludes by addressing the implications of the API for the European arena. PDF >

Geneva Initiative

October 12, 2003 / September 15, 2009 (Expanded Version)
Draft Permanent Status Agreement to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on previous official negotiations, international resolutions, the Quartet Roadmap, the Clinton Parameters, and the Arab Peace Initiative. Read More >

Israel-Palestine Permanent Borders

The Geneva Initiative (2009)
Features satellite photo maps of all border areas between Israel and an independent Palestinian state. Shows the border lines proposed by the Geneva Initiative as compared to the Green Line demarcation of 1949. Read More >

PLO: History of a Revolution

Al Jazeera English (2009)
Six-part series that tells the story of the PLO, beginning with its creation in 1964 and ending with the death of Yasser Arafat in 2002, the subsequent Hamas victory in the 2006 parliamentary elections, and the ensuing Hamas-Fatah power struggle. Episode 1 (24:07) > | Episode 2 (24:22) > | Episode 3 (24:22) > | Episode 4 (24:22) > | Episode 5 (24:09) > | Episode 6 (24:24) >

American Christian Funding Flows To Jewish Settlers

All Things Considered (2009)
Report on evangelical Christian support for Israeli settlements through tourism and donation. Describes how this support bolsters settlements like those in Hebron, and negatively effects local Palestinians. (4:21) Listen >

Historical, Political and Economic Impact of Jewish Settlements in the Occupied Territories

Shaul Arieli, Roby Nathanson, Ziv Rubin, Hagar Tzameret-Kertcher / Israeli European Policy Network (July 2009)
Authoritative report showing the Israeli settlement movement to be the result of political, social and religious conceptions of Israeli governments and political and social movements. PDF >

Settlements in Focus, Vol. 5, Issue 3 -Top 5 Bogus Excuses for Opposing a Settlement Freeze

Issues covered include 'Natural Growth', Settlement 'Blocs', Internal vs. External Expansion, Previously approved construction, and Subsidies and incentives...

June 19, 2009

A settlement freeze is good for Israel and good for peace. Settlements are bad for Israel. They constitute a burden toIsrael's security services. They create points of friction between Israelis and Palestinians. They drain Israel's financial resources. They create a false impression that Israelis are not interested in a two-state solution.

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American Jews & Israel

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly (2009)
Features a story on the wide range of American Jewish opinion on Israel, with a focus on the changing attitudes of younger Jews. Includes interviews with Rabbis, activists, professors, and other American Jews. (24:45) Watch >

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