Illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank. (Photo: via MEMO, file)
Israel’s Haaretz newspaper revealed that the Israeli government “funds Zionist body that has seized private Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank in recent years and established settlements on them, in direct contravention of the law.”
The Settlement Division of the World Zionist Organization is a non-governmental body vested with government functions and powers to act for the establishment and development of Jewish-only settlements.
“Every year, the government allocates millions of dollars for the division which ends up in the end in favor of the set...