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More about the Water in Judea & Samaria

The obligation upon Israel to supply water to the PA from aquifers in Israel has nothing to do with whether the Palestinian population is two million or four million or a hundred million, if that is what the Palestinians want. That obligation derives from the amount of rainfall in the mountains of the West Bank, and from nothing else.

Read the full article by Malcolm Lowe of the Gatestone InstituteWater Rights.


Water shortages in the Palestinian Authority are the result of Palestinian policies that deliberately waste water and destroy the regional water ecology.  The Palestinian Authority is using water as a weapon against the State of Israel. It is not interested in practical solutions to solve the Palestinian people’s water shortages, but rather perpetuation of the shortages and the besmirching of Israel.

Read the full article by Prof. Haim Gvirtzman of BESA Center PerspectivesThe Truth Behind Palestinean Water Libels.


This paper's objective is to examine the Palestinian arguments against Israel by presenting detailed information about water supply systemspresently serving Israelis and Palestinians.  The data shows that most of the Palestinians' arguments have no foundation. Moreover, contrary to most of these arguments, Israel has fulfilled all of its obligations according to the signed water agreements with the Palestinian Authority (PA).

Read the full article by Prof. Haim Gvirtzman of BESA Center Perspectives

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