Strengthening sovereignty in eastern Jerusalem

Government to regulate all land in eastern Jerusalem by 2025, easing issuing of construction permits for all residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2018, 4:03 PM

'Sovereignty is not the granting of an immediate right to vote'

Deputy Defense Minister says application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would not make Israel undemocratic.Shimon Cohen, 3/27/2018, 8:37 PM

'Declare sovereignty - the world will understand'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar tells Yesha leaders this is the opportunity to declare sovereignty of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 6:58 PM

PM Netanyahu preventing sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?

PM Netanyahu pans Knesset commmittee's plan to discuss bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 2/17/2018, 9:20 PM

'A rare opportunity for sovereignty in the Jordan Valley'

Ministerial Committee for Legislation to vote on Likud MK's bill to implement Israeli law in the Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 2/16/2018, 6:44 AM

'Sovereignty Law' postponed - again

In light of PM's trip to Germany, MK who drafted bill decides to postpone vote in key ministerial committee by another week.Hezki Baruch, 2/15/2018, 2:06 PM

Justice Minister: We will work with Likud to apply sovereignty

Most government ministers support applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria, Justice Minister Shaked says.Uzi Baruch, 2/14/2018, 9:58 AM

'The world must know: We will apply sovereignty'

Justice Minister: Discourse on 'sovereignty' important, even if law not passed right away. 'No one thinks they'll applaud us for the step.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2018, 1:57 PM

'We don't always have to accept the US position'

Minister Bennett says he will clarify coordination with US over 'sovereignty.' 'US is our greatest friend, but it doesn't have veto power.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 10:17 AM

PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

Abbas's spokesman threatens that Israel applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria will lead to an escalation and instability.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2018, 12:37 AM

Due to security situation: Sovereignty bill postponed

Coalition heads unanimously decide to postpone vote on bill seeking to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, due to situation in North.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2018, 2:23 PM

'We will convince Netanyahu to convince the US'

Minister Elkin undeterred by PM's reported delay of Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill. 'Those who persevere will see results.'Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 1:36 PM

Netanyahu blocks Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill

PM instructs that vote in key ministerial committee will only take place after coordination with the Trump administration.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:51 AM

'Mr Prime Minister, the time has come for sovereignty'

Jewish Home Minister calls on PM not to block Judea, Samaria sovereignty bill, to come to Ministerial Committee for Legislation this Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:12 AM

'Gaza is not Israel's responsibility'

Professor Efraim Inbar says Israel has no responsibility to aid Gaza, not providing aid may bring down Hamas.Eliran Aharon, 2/7/2018, 9:36 PM

'Even the Left realizes sovereignty is only a matter of time'

'Fair-minded rightists and leftists agree there is no reason to delay application of Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 9:20 PM

Fatah blasts Likud: The end of the peace process

Fatah and Hamas condemn Likud Central Committee’s approval of a proposal to extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 1/1/2018, 4:35 AM

'We need to be a sovereign state'

MK Sharren Haskel says leaders throughout history have been dreaming of Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 1/1/2018, 4:07 AM

Hotovely: This is a historic moment

Deputy Foreign Minister welcomes Likud Central Committee’s approval of a motion to apply Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 1/1/2018, 2:09 AM

Will Netanyahu participate in historic vote?

Senior Likud member expresses hope PM will be present when Likud Central Committee votes on Judea and Samaria sovereignty.Benny Tocker, 12/29/2017, 5:15 AM

Zionist Union blasts move for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Zionist Union MKs criticize meeting of Likud Central Committee where vote will take place on applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2017, 10:24 PM

Peace Now blasts Likud Central Committee

Leftist organization criticizes Likud Central Committee's plan to vote on applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Reut Hadar, 12/27/2017, 12:05 AM

'We should achieve full sovereignty soon'

JNF Chairman presents deed to land of Kfar Etzion to residents of Gush Etzion, 100 years after purchase of land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 8:17 PM

'We must accustom world to the application of our sovereignty'

Jerusalem Affairs Minister says Israel must work to get international community used to idea of sovereignty after Trump recognizes JerusalemNitzan Keidar, 12/15/2017, 11:14 AM

'Sovereignty - the solution that is already happening'

Dozens of activists and supporters of the vision of sovereignty gather at the Oz veGaon preserve to launch the 48-hour fundraising campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017, 3:46 PM

US must include "sovereignty" in Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act.

The final wording of the US Embassy Jerusalem and Recognition Act removed references to Jerusalem as part of Israel and gave no assurance that Jerusalem would remain the exclusive capital of Israel. David Bedein, 12/10/2017, 9:06 AM

Minister Ariel calls for one state between Jordan and sea

'There will be only one state between the sea and the Jordan, and you are probably asking about Transjordan - this, too, shall come to pass'Mordechai Sones, 11/15/2017, 10:13 AM

'The time to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria is now'

Minister Bennett speaks at jubilee event held in Gush Etzion. 'Israeli public understands that the land of Israel won't be divided again.'Eliran Aharon, 9/27/2017, 9:55 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The Smotrich Plan-A step in the right direction, but..

Several flaws in MK Smotrich’s otherwise bold proposal will prevent it from achieving its long-term strategic goal: Sustainable Jewish sovereignty over the entire Land of Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/15/2017, 1:46 PM

Is Trump's Mideast policy a paradigm shift?

The president has worked on repairing America’s relationship with Israel and articulating the radical Islamist threat.  These gains may be rendered moot, however, if he endorses the ill-informed State Department report. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 7/26/2017, 12:25 PM

Israeli sovereignty over the Temple Mount is crucial for peace

Regardless of its security merits, Israel’s decision to place metal detectors at the entrances to the Temple Mount has been transformed by adversaries and Israel into an issue of sovereignty and so it is. Power-sharing never works.Prof. Hillel Frisch, 7/24/2017, 10:30 AM

A July 4th message for Israel: No taxation without annexation!

Happy Independence Day, America! Now Israel should learn from Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry and the 1766 Boston Tea Partiers. Ariel Natan Pasko, 7/3/2017, 10:51 PM

Gidon Saar: Set sovereignty as a goal

'The solutions that worked in the past, when settlement numbered in the thousands, are inadequate today,' says former Minister in Kedumim.Hezki Baruch, 6/8/2017, 2:44 PM

Jibril Rajoub lies to Arabs about 'sovereignty' statements

PA official denies to Arabs that he told Israelis Western Wall needs to be under Jewish sovereignty. 'I only said Jewish supervision.'Tal Polon, 6/7/2017, 6:52 PM

'My hope is sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein says Jewish heart is in Judea and Samaria, hopes to be able to declare sovereignty from Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2017, 6:47 PM

Governmental legislation will include Judea and Samaria

Justice Minister says that, as of June 1, government bills may no longer exclude residents of Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2017, 2:40 PM

Preparing for Trump - by advancing Israeli sovereignty

'Ribonut' hangs signs welcoming President Trump, reminding him that 75% of Israelis support applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 5/22/2017, 8:59 AM

'Start voting process on Maaleh Adumim law on Sunday'

Jewish Home MK says government needs to keep commitment, vote to annex Maaleh Adumim.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 3/19/2017, 9:34 AM

Maale Adumim Mayor to PM: Don't miss this historic opportunity

Mayor calls on Netanyahu and Bennett not to delay vote on sovereignty over Maale Adumim any longer.Ido ben Porat, 3/17/2017, 1:01 PM

Vote to extend sovereignty to Ma'aleh Adumim put off

Knesset committee decides to delay vote on applying Israeli law to Ma'aleh Adumim due to visit of Trump adviser Jason Greenblatt.JTA, 3/14/2017, 7:04 PM

'US warned us not to annex Judea and Samaria'

Defense Minister warns right-wing parties push for annexation of Judea and Samaria will bring an immediate crisis with US.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 10:47 AM

Dep. Defense Minister: Apply sovereignty to all of Israel

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan: Cemetery for the poor of Jerusalem protected sovereignty in the capital, which must now be extended to all of Israel.Gary Willig, 3/5/2017, 4:36 PM

Bill for sovereignty over Ma'aleh Adumim delayed at PM's request

Ministerial Committee on Legislation agrees to delay vote on sovereignty bill after PM request in order to coordinate move with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2017, 10:51 AM

Watch: Jews cannot be 'occupiers' in Judea

South Carolina legislator praises Sovereignty Conference during visit to Gush Etzion, says Israel must determine future of Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 10:16 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Rift on the Right—over Sovereignty (cont.)

A rift is emerging among opponents of the two-state idea, between those who believe Israel can endure as the Jewish nation-state with a large permanent Arab population west of Jordan River, and those who believe it can’t. Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/17/2017, 3:12 PM

'Why ask for recognition of Golan Heights but not Jerusalem?'

Former MK Yehuda Harel asks why PM requested Trump recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights without recognizing Jerusalem first.Benny Toker, 2/16/2017, 8:11 PM

'Strengthen Prime Minister Netanyahu, establish sovereignty'

Likud members and Yesha leaders gather to establish firm stance on Judea and Samaria prior to PM's meeting with President Trump.Yoel Domb, 2/13/2017, 8:25 PM

Erdan: Tell the world that Israel is ours

Likud minister wishes Netanyahu good luck at Trump meeting, says he's working to deal with 'lone wolf' terror attacks.Ido Ben Porat, 2/13/2017, 1:13 PM

Rivlin: Sovereignty must be equal for all

Israeli President says he supports sovereignty, emphasizes non-Israelis will become full citizens and Israel needs to think hard.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 11:25 AM

'Sovereignty will improve Israel's economy'

Samaria Regional Council Head says applying sovereignty will improve Israel's economy, demographics - even if leftists say otherwise.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 8:21 AM

Hotovely calls for gradual sovereignty

Deputy Foreign Minister: The "settlers" are the ones under occupation, and it’s time to end the occupation.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 3:15 AM

'Trump's government is waiting to see what Netanyahu wants'

Co-chair of Republicans Overseas Israel speaks about the upcoming test of Trump's promises, says Trump waiting to see what Israel wants.Shimon Cohen, 2/12/2017, 7:37 AM

Posters call on Netanyahu: Return from U.S. with sovereignty

Women in Green says Netanyahu should use his upcoming meeting with Trump to promote sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 2/12/2017, 2:52 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Martin Sherman vs Caroline Glick – on Sovereignty

​​​​​​​Any initiative to apply Jewish sovereignty to Judea-Samaria  without a  clear plan for dramatic reduction of its Arab population will imperil Jewish sovereignty over all  territory west of the Jordan Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/10/2017, 8:29 AM

'Greater Paris in France, and Greater Jerusalem in Israel'

Transportation Minister calls for annexation of towns surrounding Jerusalem to form greater metropolitan area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 7:06 PM

'Extend sovereignty over Beitar Illit'

Mayor of Betar Illit demands haredi parties amend sovereignty law to include Beitar Illit as well as Maaleh Adumim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 8:41 PM

Maaleh Adumim rabbi: Apply sovereignty to all Judea and Samaria

Rabbi Mordechai Nagari of Maaleh Adumim says it would be wrong to confer sovereignty on Maaleh Adumim and not on all of Judea and Samaria.Benny Toker, 1/24/2017, 11:45 AM