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Israelis Tout Trump's West Bank Shift as 'First Step' to Peace

A construction site in the Israeli settlement of Migron on the outskirts of the Palestinian West Bank city of Ramallah. (Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images) 

By    |   Tuesday, 19 November 2019 06:02 PM EST

Israelis rejoiced Tuesday over President Trump’s historic decision to accept the legality of West Bank settlements as authorized by Israeli courts -- but sources caution much more must be done to ensure Israel's security and Middle East peace.

The president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Yael Eckstein, remarked, “Once again, this United States government has embraced a sensible policy grounded in reality, which is the first step in the process to achieve lasting peace in the Holy Land.”

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Israelis rejoiced Tuesday over President Trump's historic decision to accept the legality of West Bank settlements as authorized by Israeli courts -- but sources caution much more must be done to ensure Israel's security and Middle East peace.The president of the...
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