He issued his call 14 days before his decision to renew the mandate of the organization that has operated in Hebron for 12 years, based on an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.
The source of the current fuel crisis is unclear; the ministry hinted that there was a shortage in donor funds.
„Failure to rescind the opinion would allow future US administrations to use it as a basis to support anti-Israeli resolutions at the UN.“
“Settlements are the new Zionism of the 21st Century,” Galant said.
Shin Bet: 49% spike in incidents of Israeli civilian violence against Palestinians.
The two men spoke in advance of a visit to Israel and Turkey this weekend by National Security Advisor John Bolton to discuss the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.
When Amona fell in 2017, Netanyahu rode the wave of anger by authorizing a completely new settlement, the first in more than 20 years.
Gilad Erdan’s call comes as Likud politicians are jockeying to gain credibility among right-wing voters for their support of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.