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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 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

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 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

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 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 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 stabbing attack thwarted

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

'Let 1,000 terrorist mothers cry, 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: 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

One killed by friendly fire in Gush Etzion attack

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

'Warped gov't 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 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

Footage shows stabbing 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 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 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 after terror attacks

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 '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 Gush Etzion Junction

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

Gush Etzion faces the stress of renewed 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 takes no chances

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 attack bystander 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

'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

'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 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 jam, sprayed fire at cars'

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

Three killed in Gush Etzion shooting 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

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

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 female victim

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 always 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 drove half a kilometer to call police

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

Watch: CCTV Captures Car Attack in Gush Etzion

Terrorist slams into Israelis waiting at Gush Etzion Junction, is shot dead after emerging from his car armed with a knife.Ari Soffer, 10/20/2015, 8:20 PM

Arabs Destroy Bar Kochba Rebellion 'Secret Cave'

Palestinians last week destroyed an ancient cave in the Gush Etzion area, dating back to rebellion against Rome 1,900 years ago..Shimon Cohen, 10/11/2015, 8:43 PM

Mother, Baby Injured in Rock Attack in Gush Etzion

Shortly after the attack, police arrested a 15-year-old from Arab Takua as a suspect in the attack. More arrests to follow.Cynthia Blank, 10/1/2015, 2:45 PM

Photos Raise Arson Suspicions in Gush Etzion Blaze

Dual fires erupted on two distinct sides of Route 367, witnesses reveal to Arutz Sheva - and were too close to be accidental.Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 10:45 AM

Firefighters Battling Blaze in Gush Etzion

Families evacuated from Gvaot as massive brushfire spreads south; several fire brigades at the scene.Tova Dvorin, 9/25/2015, 3:02 PM

Gush Etzion Official Demands PM Fight Local Terror

Rock-throwing terrorists aren't just a recent Jerusalem phenomenon, according to Gush Etzion Regional Council head Davidi Perl.Yaakov Levi, 9/21/2015, 7:12 PM

Jewish 'Life is Here' in Gush Etzion's Oz Ve'Gaon

Gush Etzion mayor David Perl and activist Nadia Matar praise Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan's visit to Judea community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 2:58 PM

Rock Attack Causes Trauma Relapse in Terror Victim

Pregnant woman with 3 young children target of Arab attack, setting off PTSD from when best friend gunned down next to her as a girl.Ari Yashar, 8/7/2015, 7:27 AM

Danon: No Jew in Israel Need Fear Arab Terror

Science Minister Danny Danon on Monday pledged to ensure that Jews living in the Hevron region were protected from Arab terror.Yaakov Levi and Ari Yashar, 7/6/2015, 4:24 PM