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New West Bank Settlement Approval Appears To Defy Ambiguous 'Policy Of Restraint'

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Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Israelis And Palestinians 'Must Know How To Speak To Each Other'

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How The Trump And Netanyahu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

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People Will Be Talking About The 'Knesset' As Israel's Prime Minister Meets Trump

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Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim on Tuesday, after Israel's parliament approved a law that retroactively legalizes thousands of West Bank settlement homes built unlawfully on private Palestinian land. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the peace conference in Paris on Sunday. Foreign ministers and representatives from about 70 countries are seeking to revive the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli security forces and emergency personnel gather at the site of a vehicle-ramming attack in Jerusalem on Sunday. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jad Isaac surveys the Har Homa settlement from his office window. Isaac, director of a Palestinian organization for sustainable development, is encouraged by Secretary of State John Kerry's impassioned defense of the U.N. Security Council's condemnation of the Israeli government's construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Palestinians Eye Israeli Settlements With Unease, Hoping For Foreign Support

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out his vision for peace between Israel and the Palestinians Wednesday. In the more than hourlong address, Kerry criticized Jewish settlements in the West Bank as an impediment to peace. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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