Fact Sheets

Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution
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Benjamin Netanyahu: Putting “an End to the Oslo Accords” & the Two-State Solution

For more than two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has played a central role in the failure of the US-sponsored Oslo negotiations process and the two-state solution that it’s predicated on. As he boasted to a group of Israeli settlers in a candid moment caught on video in 2001 following his first term as prime minister (1996-1999): "I de facto put an end to the Oslo Accords.”

about 1 day ago
Explainer: Israel’s West Bank Wall
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Explainer: Israel’s West Bank Wall

In 2002, under the pretext of security, the Israeli government began unilaterally constructing a wall to separate Palestinians in the occupied West Bank from Israel and occupied East Jerusalem, and from Israeli settlements built inside the West Bank. The IMEU offers the following explainer on Israel's West Bank wall.

about 3 weeks ago
Explainer: The Temple Mount Movement

Explainer: The Temple Mount Movement

The Temple Mount movement is an extremist messianic Jewish movement whose goal is to build a temple inside the venerated Noble Sanctuary Mosque complex in occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem.

on June 21, 2024
Quick Facts: East Jerusalem

Quick Facts: East Jerusalem

Since Israel’s establishment in 1948, the United Nations and international community have not recognized the sovereignty of any country to any part of Jerusalem in the absence of a permanent peace agreement in the region.

on June 16, 2024
Fact Sheet: Meir Kahane & The Extremist Kahanist Movement

Fact Sheet: Meir Kahane & The Extremist Kahanist Movement

Kahane was a Jewish supremacist who espoused violence and wanted to establish a theocratic Jewish state encompassing not just all of current Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories (the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza), but large parts of neighboring Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq.

on May 17, 2024
Fact Sheet: Israel’s History of Spreading Disinformation

Fact Sheet: Israel’s History of Spreading Disinformation

on October 17, 2023
5 Things You Need to Know About the Latest Violence in Palestine/Israel

5 Things You Need to Know About the Latest Violence in Palestine/Israel

on October 7, 2023
Fact Sheet: Rabbi Dov Lior
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Fact Sheet: Rabbi Dov Lior

Dov Lior is an influential extremist Israeli settler rabbi and leading figure in the religious Zionist movement; former longtime chief rabbi of Israel’s illegal settlements in Hebron and Kiryat Arba in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, and former head of the Council of Rabbis of Judea and Samaria [the West Bank].

on September 1, 2023
Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba (“Catastrophe”)
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Quick Facts: The Palestinian Nakba (“Catastrophe”)

The Palestinian “Nakba” (“catastrophe” in Arabic) refers to the mass expulsion of Palestinian Arabs from British Mandate Palestine during Israel’s creation (1947-49). The Nakba was not an unintended result of war. It was a deliberate and systematic act necessary for the creation of a Jewish majority state in historic Palestine, which was overwhelmingly Arab prior to 1948.

on April 5, 2023