Israel is currently considering applying sovereignty over parts of the West Bank that could take place as early as July 1. The policy change is sure to be controversial. The following resources offer insight into the present issue and potential future challenges. 

Start with these FAQs: Israel’s Changing Policies on the West Bank, by the Israel Action Network and the Jewish Federations of North America, and then check out the articles, webinars, and studies compiled by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs found here

Former Israel Today Forum speakers, Rob Satloff, David Makovsky, and Dennis Ross, along with their colleagues at The Washington Institute, have a number of articles included just below, and David Makovsky created a West Bank interactive map worth exploring.   

In Focus: Israel and the Question of Annexation

The Israel Policy Forum's Resources on Annexation include up to date videos/webinars, quick facts, news & analysis.

National Jewish Organization Positions: 

  Additional articles separated by topic area can be found below.         


Legal Issues:

Ideological Issues:

Palestinian View:

Interfaith View:


Do you have questions or suggestions for additional resources to add?

Contact Megan Zuckerman, Director of the Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater here