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Gush Etzion mayor resigns after sexual misconduct claims

Davidi Perl to step down following admission of secret agreement with accuser, including payment of hundreds of thousands of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2016, 8:56 AM

Watch: Terror attack thwarted in Gush Etzion

Two Arab children caught near Kibbutz Migdal Oz, admit planning a stabbing attack.Elad Benari, 10/26/2016, 11:28 PM

Palestinian Arabs arrested for visiting a sukkah

PA security forces arrests three Arabs who visited the sukkah of the mayor of Efrat.Orli Harari, 10/21/2016, 1:42 AM

Tekoa resident found dead

24-year-old from Tekoa goes missing, later found dead in a nearby cave. Death not caused by terrorism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2016, 8:56 PM

Monument to fallen soldiers to be demolished

A vineyard and observation post set up in memory of 2 IDF soldiers killed in Lebanon are now ordered destroyed by Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2016, 4:08 PM

Coalition: Supreme Court 'totally disconnected' from public will

Coalition members have come out in force against a Supreme Court ruling to destroy Netiv Ha'avot, a small suburb in the Gush Etzion region.Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 7:58 PM

Watch: Fox News and Pete Hegseth tour Oz Vega'on memorial park

Oz Vega'on nature reserve, dedicated to three murdered Israeli teenagers, had special guests today: Pete Hegseth and his team from Fox News.Eliran Aharon, 8/18/2016, 5:33 PM

Housing Minister pledges construction in Gush Etzion

'We must build up Gush Etzion', says Kulanu's Yoav Galant.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2016, 4:48 PM

Watch: She won $18,000, but prefers Bible study

Gitta Neufeld, $18,000 winner of game show "Jeopardy," tells Arutz Sheva why she attends the Gush Etzion Bible Conference year after year.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2016, 1:29 PM

The Bible-study revolution

More than 7,000 people gathered this week to study Torah together at the world's largest Bible conference in Gush Etzion.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2016, 8:36 AM

Shooting victim: We were saved by a miracle

Eitan Finkel, who was wounded in last night's terror shooting, recalls the harrowing moments of the attack.Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2016, 11:53 AM

Senior Likud minister calls to annex major Yesha blocs

MK Yisrael Katz calls on the government to annex not only Ma'ale Adumim but also Gush Etzion and Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 2:56 PM

Thousands commemorate Gush Etzion Jewish presence anniversary

Oz veGaon established two summers ago in memory of the three abducted/murdered youths who became a symbol of national unity.Hillel Fendel, 7/4/2016, 12:12 AM

Three separate terror cells uncovered in Arab village

19 terrorists indicted over wave of attacks emanating from Palestinian village of Beit Fajjar in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 9:49 PM

Bravery & perseverance: woman wounded by terrorist gives birth

Michal Froman, who was stabbed by a terrorist while pregnant, gave birth on Saturday; "Always thinking about what God was trying to tell me"Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2016, 10:29 AM

'Gush Etzion is an integral part of the State of Israel'

Ministers, dignitaries attend opening of Renewed National Heritage site, say it's a step toward recognition of Gush area.Eliran Aharon, 5/10/2016, 6:19 PM

150 march in slain IDF captain's memory

Walk from Gush Etzion junction to Karmei Tzur to kick off Chol HaMoed honors friendly-fire victim Eliyav Gelman.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/24/2016, 10:00 AM

Israel returns Arab terrorist's body due to an 'error'

Israel returns body of terrorist who tried to stab soldiers with an ax, but the IDF later says the move was done erroneously.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/15/2016, 8:35 PM

Gush Etzion: Arab terrorist attacks soldiers with an ax

Second attack in space of mere minutes leaves IDF soldier lightly injured.Ari Soffer, 4/14/2016, 3:20 PM

'Let 1,000 mothers of terrorists cry and not one of ours'

Ex-ISA head MK Dichter takes tour of Gush Etzion, warns Israel 'too often considers the Palestinians, too little does what is right for us.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2016, 5:20 PM

Gush Etzion terror victim: Reserve captain, father of two

Eliyav Gelman, 30-year-old father of two killed during stabbing attack in Gush Etzion on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 4:47 PM

Israeli killed by 'friendly fire' in Gush Etzion stabbing

Young victim succumbs to critical wounds after being accidentally shot by gunfire intended for terrorist.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2016, 2:29 PM

'Government's warped approach to terror is killing us'

Gush Etzion regional head tells Arutz Sheva at attack scene the state is not utilizing 'all of the tools,' enumerates what those tools are.Eliran Aharon, 2/24/2016, 2:20 PM

Ya'alon asked to close roads to Arabs after attack

In wake of Gush Etzion attack Minister Ariel says he is in favor of relief for Arabs, but their access to roads poses a security threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 1:31 PM

Defying terror, stabbed jogger runs again

Continuing from where he was attacked this week, Tomer Ditor joins run in Gush Etzion, as regional head 'gives thanks for the miracle.'Reut Hadar, 2/12/2016, 11:31 AM

Up and running: Terror victim joins Gush Etzion run

Tomer Ditor, who was stabbed while jogging near Neve Daniel two days ago, will join Friday’s Gush Etzion Running Group.Shoshana Miskin, 2/11/2016, 10:04 PM

Sprint and stab: Footage shows Arab attack on Israeli jogger

CCTV footage shows Arab terrorist ambushing his victim, then fleeing towards village after frenzied attack.Ari Soffer, 2/10/2016, 8:37 PM

Muslim leaders in Israel condemn synagogue arson

Head of Muslim leaders in Israel calls Chief Rabbi to denounce 'disaster' and express hope arsonists will be found and prosecuted.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 1:28 PM

ADL 'shocked' by Arab arson of Gush Etzion synagogue

ADL condemns burning of Torah scrolls, desecration of synagogue in Gush Etzion.David Rosenberg, 2/7/2016, 11:33 AM

'An attack on the Torah is an attack on the soul of our people'

Bat-Galim Sh'aar responds to Arab arson attack on synagogue named in memory of her son, Gilad, and 2 other Israeli teens brutally murdered.Ido Ben Porat, 2/7/2016, 7:38 AM

Arab arsonists set fire to Gush Etzion Synagogue

Arabs set fire to prayer books in a synagogue in Givat Sorek near Karmei Tzur in Gush Etzion.Hezki Baruch, 2/6/2016, 9:01 PM

Hotovely visits Gush Etzion: We are here to stay

Gush Etzion mayor thanks Deputy FM for her visit, says it is a 'positive start' to advancing Israeli sovereignty in Judea-Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM

Hundreds in roadside vigil honor murdered mother of six

Women in Green head vigil at Etzion Bloc junctions as Dafna Meir's funeral convoy passes.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2016, 11:40 AM

US tongue-lashes Israel for its strategic 'new settlement'

State Department slams 'illegitimate' expansion of Gush Etzion with key new compound, saying it 'undermines two state solution.'Ari Yashar, 1/9/2016, 9:59 PM

Ezra Schwartz’s parents come full circle

The parents of Ezra Schwartz, who was murdered in Gush Etzion, dedicated a trail in Oz VeGaon Nature Preserve to honor his memory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 6:39 PM

Tour Judea with Hikind: Enough Jewish blood spilt

Watch: NY Assemblyman at attack sites where 'cream of crop' murdered calls on Israel to ignore world and 'protect its 21-year-olds.'Eliran Aharon, 12/3/2015, 10:53 PM

Fear reigns at junction where Jews and Arabs cross paths

Gush Etzion Junction - a rare point of contact for Israelis and Palestinians - has been battered by the recent wave of Arab terror attacks.Sarah Benhaida and Michael Blum, 12/3/2015, 1:43 PM

Once again, Gush Etzion residents face the stress of Arab terror

Residents keeping a stiff upper lip, but don't deny it's tough; 'No one is giving up their daily lives, but the stress is unfathomable.'Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 6:20 PM

After deadly attacks, Gush Etzion taking no chances on security

Gush Etzion Regional Council tells Arutz Sheva how it's protecting residents from unrelenting Arab terrorism.Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 2:43 PM

Gush Etzion moms: Make the terror stop now

Hundreds of women, most of them mothers, gathered at the ill-fated Gush Etzion Junction to demand an end to the reign of terror they face.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2015, 6:57 PM

Gush Etzion to be revamped for security

In wake of attacks, Transportation Minister announces plans to improve road security have been completed, work to start soon.Hezki Baruch, 11/23/2015, 1:13 PM

Arab bystander in shooting attack buried as 'victim of Israel'

Shadi Arafa was killed alongside two Jews by an Arab terrorist - but that didn't stop the PA and Hamas from burying him as a 'martyr.'Ari Yashar, 11/20/2015, 1:53 PM

Mourning brother: 'What a Jew you were'

Hundreds at funeral of Ya'akov Don, murdered in Gush Etzion shooting attack; 'he taught students to find the good in everything.'Eliran Aharon, 11/20/2015, 11:51 AM

Bennett: We'll respond to terror with more settlement

Education Minister visits Gush Etzion following terrorist attack, vows that Israel will not let terrorism win.Uzi Baruch, 11/20/2015, 12:14 AM

Murdered yeshiva student identified: Ezra Yehiel Schwartz

ZAKA contacts relatives in Raanana of yeshiva student , who was in Israel on his own, studying at Ashreinu Yeshiva in Beit Shemesh.Ido Ben Porat, Hezki Baruch, 11/19/2015, 10:47 PM

'He loved education, and loved his students'

Ya'akov Don, 49, from Alon Shevut named as one of three victims murdered in Gush Etzion shooting attack; son of Holocaust survivors.Eliran Aharon, 11/19/2015, 9:13 PM

'Terrorist bypassed traffic jam, sprayed cars with bullets'

Medical volunteer tells Arutz Sheva eyewitness account of Gush Etzion shooting attack, confirming foreign victim, terrorist unharmed.Rafael Levy, 11/19/2015, 6:55 PM

Two Israelis, one Palestinian killed in Gush Etzion attack

Seven wounded in two pronged attack in Gush Etzion involving gunfire and a car attack.Ari Yashar, 11/19/2015, 6:04 PM

Pregnant woman wounded in rock attack in Gush Etzion

Terror wave continues: Pregnant 26-year-old wounded in rock attack near Karmei Tzur.Yoni Kempinski, 10/30/2015, 12:10 AM

'The knife was so close to her spine,' says son of stab victim

Yedidya Zamora says fact his mother was able to walk away alive from a terror attack in Gush Etzion is nothing short of miraculous.Benny Toker, 10/29/2015, 12:45 PM

Knife removed from spine of woman stabbed in Gush Etzion

Woman stabbed outside supermarket has blade taken out of her spinal column; hospital provides update on improvements of terror victims.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2015, 8:51 PM

IDF prepares new war on terror in Judea

After Gush Etzion stabbing IDF and regional leaders hold situation appraisal, decide on new measures to fight terror 'more significantly.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/28/2015, 8:15 PM

Woman stabbed in Gush Etzion terror attack

Stabbing attack takes place outside a popular Rami Levi retail chain in the Gush Etzion region.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2015, 4:26 PM

'Building has always been the right response to terror'

Gush Etzion deputy head tells Arutz Sheva at attack site improvement is needed, noting lighting on targeted road has been down for a decade.Eliran Aharon, 10/26/2015, 12:26 PM

Stab victim had to drive half a kilometer to get phone reception

Officials of the Gush Etzion Regional Council are demanding full cellphone coverage on all roads, especially after Sunday's attack.Eliran Aharon, 10/25/2015, 4:33 PM

Lapid in Gush Etzion: Return security to residents

Yesh Atid chairman visits Gush Etzion to discuss tolerance on anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 1:13 PM

Four injured in car attack in Gush Etzion

Several Israeli soldiers were run down on Route 60 between Beit Ummar and Karmi Tzur; terrorist neutralized.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 9:54 PM