Judea and Samaria have been under Israel's Authority since the Six-Day War in 1967. But to date the government of Israel has not yet determined what it’s policy is regarding the future of this region. Regularly in the grey area in between, negotiating with foreign powers under the two-state solution concept and on the other side building and developing Jewish towns and interest in this region.
Last Sunday Israel's ruling “Likud” party held a conference and a vote regarding the party’s platform on this issue. The outcome was unanimous support for building in Judea and Samaria. Many believe that this is an important stepping stone on the way to Israel's government deciding to apply Israeli law in all parts of the land.
On today's show David Ha'ivri will be speaking with Gidon Ariel who is a member of the “Likud” Central Committee, he took part in the conference and vote. Gidon will provide us with some inside information and run down of the organizational structure of the party.
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The following is text of the resolution that was passed in vote at “Likud” Central Committee conference on Sunday:
"In the Jubilee year since the liberation of Judea and Samaria, including our eternal capital Jerusalem, the Likud Central Committee calls upon the elected officials of the Likud to work towards free construction and application of Israeli law and sovereignty in all liberated areas of settlement in Judea and Samaria. If I forget Thee, O Jerusalem, may my right hand be forgotten, may my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember Thee, if I do not put Jerusalem above my highest joy.
Inon on the other hand is hopeful and optimistic, some may say that he is naive. He has established an organization or movement called “The Home” which sets out to arrange events in the Heartland of Israel and in our capital Jerusalem in participation of local Jews and Arabs, who together pick up cigarette butts and work to keep our Holy Land clean. This he does this under the title “Cleaning up the Hate”. Is he a dreamer or a visionary we are yet to see. But he surely has a very interesting perspective that is worth hearing.
Today's special guest will be Jeff Daube Israel operations officer for the Zionist Organization of America. We will be speaking about his efforts on behalf of victims of terror overseas in Israel and his efforts on behalf of the Mount of Olives and the international committee for the preservation of Har HaZetim. We will also be talking about Legal Grounds an organization that sets out to educate and promote the Levy Report on the status of Judea and Samaria on legal grounds.
On today's show David Ha'ivri will be speaking with Youtuber Analytical Chick a conservative Jewish voice discussing relationship between Israel's government and the reform movements in America.