'Every girl is special'

Despite the oppressive heat, junior high girls enjoy hikes and outdoor activities in the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 10:51 AM

'Life will never go back to normal'

Sister of murdered police officer reacts to indictment of PA Arab suspected in the double homicide: 'I hope murderer pays for his crime.'David Rosenberg, 7/2/2017, 7:30 PM

2009 murder of policemen in Jordan Valley solved

Indictment filed against Samaria Arab for murder of two policemen near Jordan Valley community in 2009.Uzi Baruch, 7/2/2017, 11:48 AM

No air conditioners for Jordan Valley residents?

Air conditioner company will not sell products over the Green Line or to the Dead Sea, leaving residents without relief from summer heat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 4:58 PM

'IDF officers lied about sprint in which officer died'

Officers dismissed over prevalence of lies in case of IDF captain who died of heart attack during race through Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2017, 9:41 PM

Netanyahu: We won't cede security control of the Jordan Valley

Netanyahu pledges not to cede military control of the Jordan valley in any future peace agreement.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2017, 6:06 AM

2 killed in car accident in Jordan Valley

20-year old woman and 8-month old baby killed when their car flipped over on Route 90.Reut Hadar, 5/18/2017, 10:18 PM

Teens restore monument honoring fallen soldiers

Jordan Valley high school students restore local IDF monument, finish just in time for Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2017, 9:21 AM

Provocation at Jewish outposts planned Friday

Flyer circulating on social media announces tour to 'stop the outpost thugs.'Mordechai Sones, 4/27/2017, 11:02 AM

Civil Administration to crack down on Arab water theft

Civil Administration head announces crackdown on water theft by residents of Arab village in Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2017, 9:53 PM

Arab water theft leaves Jewish farms high and dry

Water theft by Arabs in northern Jordan Valley area worsens, leaving Jewish farms with little or no water.Shimon Cohen, 4/25/2017, 7:52 AM

'It's a celebration for every Israeli'

Israeli government approves plans to celebrate 50 years since liberation of Golan Heights, Judea, and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2017, 1:00 PM

IDF attacks targets in Syria

IDF launches airstrikes on several targets in Syria, confirms Jordan Valley siren was result of those airstrikes.Elad Benari and Kobi Finkler, 3/17/2017, 6:23 AM

'We're here, from the Mediterranean to the Jordan, forever'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked addresses newspaper 'Besheva' Jerusalem conference on geopolitical changes in world and region.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 7:13 PM

'It's not normal that I have to see my father's murderer daily!'

Meirav Osher, daughter of Avi Osher murdered in 1991, is neighbors with her father's murderer.Shimon Cohen, 9/4/2016, 1:58 PM

Double tragedy: Father and son killed in Jordan Valley accident

Palestinian driver reportedly swerved out of lane, collided with Israeli vehicle, killing father and son.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2016, 8:55 AM

'The Jordan Valley will always be part of Israel'

Ofir Akunis tours Jordan Valley, vows to keep Judea-Samaria and the Golan firmly Israel's.Hezki Baruch, 4/19/2016, 8:57 PM

Jordan Valley rejects Germany's 'Jewish labeling'

Jordan Valley head protests to German Ambassador after marketing chains demand farmers label 'occupation goods.'Uzi Baruch, 3/5/2016, 8:28 PM

Terror attack in Jordan Valley

Teenage terrorist stabs police officer, lightly wounding him; apprehended at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 7:16 AM

19 years later, Jordan Valley town gets building approval

After a construction freeze of 19 years, Defense Minister signs off on urban building plan - is it a sign of approaching sovereignty?Shimon Cohen, 3/2/2016, 2:55 PM

PLO blasts Kenyan president's visit to 'occupied territory'

PLO condemns Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for visiting eastern Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley, which it considers "illegal settlements".Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 6:13 AM

12,000-year-old Israeli village shows start of farming

Hebrew University researchers unearth ancient village in Jordan Valley showing 'crossroads of Paleolithic foragers and Neolithic farmers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 2:18 PM

PA claims ownership of Jordan Valley in international ploy

Playing the wounded victim, PA asks international community to stop Israel from taking PA land known as the Jordan Valley.Dalit Halevi, 2/15/2016, 2:13 PM

'Declare a natural disaster now'

Jordan Valley head demands government compensate farmers who lost their crops to rain, the likes of which he hasn't seen in 30 years.Benny Tucker, 10/29/2015, 3:33 PM

IDF Soldier Found Dead in Jordan Valley

Soldier, whose identity is still under wraps, found with gunshot wounds at IDF memorial.Ido Ben-Porat, 9/11/2015, 12:48 PM

Ambulance Pelted with Rocks in Jordan Valley

Terrorists throw rocks at Magen David Adom ambulance in the Jordan Valley. No one hurt, vehicle sustains damage.Elad Benari, 8/7/2015, 12:44 AM

4 Israeli Planes Fight Invading Jordanian Forest Fire

Massive fire crosses from Jordan into a Jordan valley nature reserve, as firefighters struggle to put it out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 9:48 AM

Terrorist Killed in Gun Battle with IDF Soldiers

Terrorist fatally wounded after attacking IDF checkpoint in Jordan Valley and later dies of wounds; soldiers unharmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 11:54 AM

MK: Leftist Agitators 'Would Be Shot in the US'

Jordan Valley Regional Council head asserts photographers from left-wing groups disseminate names of farmers in Europe.Hezki Baruch, 6/22/2015, 5:53 PM

'Jordan Valley the Heart of Israel,' Say Australian Volunteers

Members of youth organization World Beitar who are visiting Israel from Australia toured the Jordan Valley Wednesday.Moshe Cohen, 6/17/2015, 8:48 PM

Play Cancelled as Arab Actor Refuses to Perform for 'Settlers'

The Haifa Theater was supposed to put on a play in the Jordan Valley, but actor Issa refused to entertain 'settlers.'Orli Harari, 6/9/2015, 12:15 PM

Jordan Valley Council Head: Don't Say 'Settlement Bloc'

Term 'settlement bloc' fosters delegitimization of towns outside these borders, David Elhiyan of Jordan Valley Regional Council asserts.Yaakov Levi, 5/28/2015, 10:47 AM

HRW 'Lies' About Abuse of Palestinian Minors at Jewish Farms

Jordan Valley head debunks accusations after leftist NGO claims 'hundreds of children' are put in danger in Jewish farms in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 2:25 PM

Jordan Valley in Danger of a Crocodile Invasion

Regional head tells Arutz Sheva a now defunct crocodile farm poses an imminent danger of escaping lethal reptiles - already over 1,000.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 2/11/2015, 8:44 AM

Majority of Israelis Oppose Palestinian State, Dividing J'lem

New survey reveals: 74.3% oppose Palestinian state within '67 borders, 76.2% oppose dividing J'lem, 74.9% oppose Jordan Valley withdrawal.Shimon Cohen, Cynthia Blank, 10/19/2014, 8:37 AM

Regional Head Slams Plans for Bedouin Town on Jewish Land

ICA's plans to build Bedouin town near Jericho on Jewish areas of Judea-Samaria 'steal state lands,' Regional Council head fumes.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2014, 8:22 AM

Jordan Valley Leader: This is Israel's 'Safety Belt'

Special interview: Jordan Valley mayor notes Judea-Samaria key to Israeli security - especially in light of Operation Protective Edge.Benny Toker, 7/27/2014, 8:34 AM

IDF Insists Jordanian Man Shot Dead by Troops was a Terrorist

IDF Spokesman says Raed Zeiter tried to grab a soldier's weapon. Diplomats beseiged in Amman embassy. Security cameras malfunctioned?Gil Ronen, 3/11/2014, 10:01 AM

Jordan Valley Told to Keep Construction Process Going

Despite rumors of a building freeze, Jordan Valley Regional Council head tells Arutz Sheva senior officials OK'd building process.Tova Dvorin , 3/5/2014, 10:32 PM

Bennett: With 'Smart' Defenses, Who Needs An Army?

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett questions the wisdom of relying on technology to ensure Israel's defense in the Jordan Valley.David Lev, 2/27/2014, 11:10 AM

Public Opinion Key to Keeping Judea and Samaria, Experts Say

Ahead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 11:11 AM

'We Are Stronger Than Any Attempts to Uproot Us'

Gidon Sa'ar, Yariv Levin, and Orit Struk open nationalist march through the Jordan Valley. The message: the Valley will always be Israel's.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 10:23 AM

US 'Narrowing the Gaps' on a Framework Agreement

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Jordan, PA to discuss peace, claims that negotiations are advancing.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2014, 9:50 PM

100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan Valley

At upcoming agricultural conference, figures will be announced showing astronomical European boycott toll last year.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 7:57 AM

Kerry: Netanyahu Doesn't Want NATO Securing Israel

Kerry says Netanyahu opposes Abbas's proposal of NATO forces replacing IDF in Judea and Samaria, criticizes 'settlers.'Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 8:17 PM

Security Forces Clear Illegal Arab Outpost in Jordan Valley

Arab and leftist activists cleared from area by joint security forces operation.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 2/7/2014, 3:38 PM

Old-School Israeli PR Makes the Case for Judea and Samaria

Slated for destruction, 30-year-old video by IDF Spokesperson's unit offers a glimpse into pre-Oslo days, when security trumped politics.Ari Soffer, 2/4/2014, 9:08 PM

Palestinian Arabs Set Up Outpost Near Jericho

Arabs and leftist activists take over abandoned homes near Jericho, in protest of Israel's refusal to "evict settlements."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 8:22 PM

Netanyahu 'won't Uproot Any Settlements, Anywhere'

High ranking source in Prime Minister's Office tells Arutz Sheva Netanyahu's statement in Davos did not just refer to Jordan Valley.Mark Langfan, 1/26/2014, 5:59 PM

Galon Slams Netanyahu: Not a Partner for Peace

Meretz chairwoman attacks PM Netanyahu over his declaration that he will not evict any communities from the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 1/26/2014, 1:44 AM

Netanyahu: I Will Not Evict Israelis from the Jordan Valley

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells reporters in Davos that he will not evict any Israeli communities in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 8:58 PM

Akunis: A Palestinian State would Endanger Israeli Cities

"I support maximum self-rule for the Palestinians but not a Palestinian state," says Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis.Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 2:46 AM

John Kerry to Present Framework Deal at End of January

Outline for potential deal to be announced in Jordan; US to push meeting between PA, Israel under Jordanian supervision.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 9:02 PM

'We Want Seedlings, Not Rockets'

World Likud, WZO, Jordan Valley Regional Council team up to ensure Israel's roots in the Jordan Valley in a unique way: through trees.Tova Dvorin, 1/17/2014, 8:25 AM

Steinitz: Ya'alon Comments Won't Hurt Strong US-Israel Ties

Interior Minister Yuval Steinitz praised Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon for apologizing to U.S. Secretary of State John KerryDavid Lev, 1/16/2014, 10:40 AM

Dagan Wrong on Jordan Valley, Says Military Historian

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Israeli military historian Aryeh Yitzchaki said that Israel needed the Jordan Valley to ensure securityDavid Lev, 1/16/2014, 9:54 AM

Report: Yaalon Outburst Provoked by Kerry-led Pressure Campaign

Harsh comments by Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon about John Kerry are the result of a US campaign to pressure Israeli military heads.David Lev, 1/16/2014, 8:27 AM