Thousands of visitors throng Gush Etzion

Thousands of people coming from all over the world thronged Gush Etzion in recent days.Tzvi Lev, 10/10/2017, 1:15 AM

'The trip to Gush Etzion has just become shorter'

Ceremony unveils 'Rosemarin Interchange,' which enables drivers to traverse Jerusalem in 12 minutes.Eliran Aharon, 9/7/2017, 1:52 PM

Housing Minister: Time for Gush Etzion to expand dramatically

Kulanu minister visits Gush Etzion towns south of Jerusalem, calls Jewish settlement there 'historically, strategically, morally important.'Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2017, 1:45 PM

'If gov't isn't doing its job, someone else should take over'

Residents of threatened town say lawmakers don't understand how important their location is to Israel's security.Eliran Aharon, 8/18/2017, 3:02 PM

Jewish, Arab residents unite against Judean Desert fence

Gush Etzion residents, environmentalists, and local Arabs oppose 435 mile long fence which would cause severe environmental damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 3:50 PM

Watch: Jewish driver narrowly escapes lynch mob

Dozens of Arab terrorists shut down road to Jewish drivers, Israeli man narrowly escapes lynch attempt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 11:31 AM

Terrorist attempts stabbing attack in Gush Etzion

Terrorist runs towards soldiers while brandishing knife, is eliminated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2017, 3:13 PM

Three years later: Brother of murdered teen enlists in IDF

Assaf Yifrach enlists in IDF three years after older brother Eyal and two other teens were kidnapped and murdered by terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 2:36 PM

'Gush Etzion land endangered'

Head of Gush Etzion Regional Council warns PA is encouraging Arabs to encroach on Jewish towns to establish facts on the ground.Benny Tocker, 7/13/2017, 9:01 PM

'The Qalqiliya issue also applies to Gush Etzion'

Cabinet ministers receive letter from Gush Etzion regional head demanding that Arab land grabs in Gush Etzion also be taken into account.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 9:26 PM

Efforts to prevent demolition of Gush Etzion neighborhood

Jewish Home trying to prevent or at least postpone the demolition of 16 homes in the Netiv Ha'Avot neighborhood of Gush Etzion.Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2017, 12:05 AM

Terror attack in Gush Etzion

Ramming attack, attempted stabbing reported near Tekoa in eastern Gush Etzion area south of Jerusalem. Terrorist eliminated.Eliran Aharon, 7/10/2017, 8:01 PM

Ariel: It's time for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

Agriculture Minister tours Gush Etzion, calls for PM to let Jewish communities grow, build new communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 4:15 PM

'It is impossible to expel us from our homeland'

Yesh Atid Chairman participates in foundation stone laying ceremony for new neighborhood in Kfar Etzion. 'Gush Etzion is Israeli consensus.'Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2017, 8:29 PM

Gush Etzion leader to ministers: Don't come visit

Gush Etzion leader says if government cannot build in Gush Etzion, they should not celebrate Judea and Samaria's liberation.Ido Ben Porat, 6/4/2017, 7:47 AM

Civil Administration plans synagogue demolition

Buildings slated for demolition in town of Bat Ayin in Gush Etzion. 'Jewish homes get destroyed while Arabs build in Area C?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 8:27 PM

Dancing with Israeli flags - not just in Jerusalem

Gush Etzion students dance with flags, hold bike race at Gush Etzion Junction. Kindergartners march in Kiryat Moshe, Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 12:58 PM

Watch: Celebrating 50 years of liberation in Judea

50 years after liberation of Judea, Land of Israel Network inaugurates its new international headquarters in east Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 7:20 PM

One injured in car attack in Gush Etzion

A 60-year-old man was lightly injured in a car-ramming attack that occurred this afternoon in Gush Etzion. The terrorist was neutralized.Reut Hadar, 4/19/2017, 5:02 PM

'They're learning to accept those who are different'

Gush Etzion principal says mainstreamed classrooms create healthy relationships, don't place students in roles of 'giver' and 'taker.'Shimon Cohen, 3/27/2017, 8:12 AM

'Gush Etzion will remain in Israeli hands, no matter what'

At Gush Etzion conference, members renew promises to stand together, fight together, and keep Kibbutz movement alive.Ido Ben Porat, 2/19/2017, 9:35 AM

Meet Shlomo Neeman, the new Gush Etzion Regional Council Head

Arutz Sheva speaks with Shlomo Neeman, the candidate who got 46% of the vote in the Gush Etzion elections, defeating two other candidates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2017, 1:11 PM

New Gush Etzion Council head ascends Temple Mount

Newly elected Gush Etzion Regional Council head Shlomo Neeman ascends Temple Mount. 'I thank G-d for the election results.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/15/2017, 2:52 PM

Shaked presents 5 point plan for national strength

Justice Minister presents 5 point plan for national strength, covering foreign relations and building in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 9:53 PM

'We're handing out prizes to criminals'

Gush Etzion residents boycott mechanic who took entire neighborhood's residents to Supreme Court while working in his illegal garage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 10:08 AM

Court rules: Jews own land in center of Gush Etzion

Jerusalem District Court rules that the Himnuta organization owns a disputed tract of land in the center of Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2016, 10:42 PM

'The Prime Minister is only interested in staying in power'

Gush Etzion resident who lost daughter to terrorist attack says PM more concerned with staying in power than helping Israeli citizens.Eliran Aharon, 12/8/2016, 7:31 PM

Gush Etzion medics treat Arab injured in car crash

Two United Hatzalah medics treated an Arab who was injured in a traffic accident near Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 7:56 PM

Will billions of shekels be given to Judea and Samaria?

Gush Etzion head responds to Be'er Sheva mayor's claim the government give more to Judea and Samaria than the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2016, 10:45 PM

"Enough fear. It's time to speak clearly."

Gush Etzion Regional Council head calls on the Prime Minister to not fear the Americans and to make a clear statement addressing Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2016, 2:54 PM

'I saw the terrorist aim his gun at us'

The survivor of last night's terror attack in Gush Etzion described the fearful moments.Eliran Aharon, 10/30/2016, 1:44 PM

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