White House reports Two-year building freeze in Ramat Shlomo

by Maayana Miskin, Israelnationalnews.com Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has agreed to freeze construction in a Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem for two years, officials in the United States State Department said Sunday. Netanyahu’s office denied that he has agreed not to build in Ramat Shlomo in northern Jerusalem until 2012.  US officials said the move was…

Israeli Initiative Update No. 28

UNRWA is Bad for Israel Recently, UNRWA came out with its first promotional campaign geared towards Israelis.   The online campaign, titled (in Hebrew) “UNRWA: Bad for Extremism,” presents three questions “Israelis have asked” about UNRWA, though clearly they mean The Israeli Initiative.   The first: Does UNRWA perpetuate the refugee problem? Second:  Is UNRWA involved in…