How The Palestinian Authority Is Constructing Illegal Settlements In Judea & Samaria: A Fireside Chat With Naomi Kahn, Director Of International Division, Regavim.

December 29, 2022

For years, news media outlets have covered the topic of small Jewish outposts built in Judea & Samaria (West Bank), which Israeli law considers illegal. But these outposts, despite the media attention paid to them, pale in number compared to Palestinian outposts, built in part due to funds from the Palestinian Authority.According to Regavim, an Israeli organization which monitors such activity, there have been 80,000 such Palestinian structures built on this land since 2009, but it garners virtually no media attention.

Our guest this week is Naomi Kahn, the Director of Regavim’s International Division, who shares with us her organization’s work in monitoring this construction, why the Israeli government has permitted such construction to take place for so many years, and how the incoming Knesset may potentially change this pattern.

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