Airbnb, the online marketplace and hospitality service, announced yesterday that it will no longer permit listings on its site from Judea and Samaria. A company statement alleges that “Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank… are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians.”
Judea and Samaria
Men dressed in white and wearing ancient tarbooka drums around their necks stand on the edges of the ancient hills of the Shomron. Then, the sound of the shofar breaks the silence and with its blast a pack of runners begin their journey through the lavish orchards, aromatic vineyards and layers of voluptuous greenery that was once – and is still today – the heart of Israel.