Memo From Israel: Divided by Victory, Israelis Still Grapple With 1967 War

Israel’s capture of Jerusalem’s Old City 50 years ago changed the region. But the dilemma about its occupation of Palestinian areas remains unsolved. Source: World

Mixed Signals From Trump Worry Pro-Israel Hard-Liners

Some of the president’s supporters worry that the White House is listening too closely to Arab and Palestinian arguments and diluting support for Israel’s government. Source: World

Bethlehem Journal: ‘Weird,’ ‘Voyeuristic,’ ‘Decadent’: From $30 a Night in the West Bank

The Walled Off Hotel, opened by the British artist Banksy across an alley from the West Bank wall that separates Israelis from Palestinians, bears witness and whimsy. Source: World

Emboldened by Trump, Israel Approves a Wave of West Bank Settlement Expansion

The move, after weeks of international criticism, signals that just days into the Trump administration, Israel feels freer to shake off restrictions. Source: World

Trump Presidency Is Already Altering Israeli-Palestinian Politics

The transition, and questions surrounding it, rippled through issues including the location of the American Embassy and whether Palestinians are on the edge of a renewed revolt. Source: World

For Obama and Netanyahu, a Final Clash After Years of Conflict

President Obama’s decision not to block a United Nations resolution condemning Israel laid bare grievances between him and Prime Minister Netanyahu. Source: World

David Friedman, Choice for Envoy to Israel, Is Hostile to Two-State Efforts

Mr. Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer, supports expanded settlements in the West Bank and has accused the Obama administration of anti-Semitism. Source: World