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June 23, 2023
Israeli rights group urges public broadcaster to stop referring to ‘West Bank’
(JNS) — Shai Glick, the CEO of the B’Tslamo rights group, wrote a letter on Wednesday to the Kan Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation urging it to have its journalists stop using the term “West Bank” for Judea and Samaria.
In the letter to Kan CEO Golan Yochpaz, Glick noted that the official term in Israel for the territories captured in the Six-Day War is Judea and Samaria.
“It is incorrect that the state corporation uses the foreign term ‘West Bank,’ which is left over from the Jordan...