Netanyahu's brother-in-law: Jordan Valley must be Israel's border

Netanyahu's brother-in-law: Jordan Valley must be Israel's border

World-renowned Tanach authority Dr. Hagai ben Artzi: 'Even if price is no Israeli sovereignty on Jewish settlements - no Palestinian state.'Hezki Baruch, 6/22/2020, 7:47 PM
Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen: 'Opportunity for sovereignty mustn't be missed'

Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen: 'Opportunity for sovereignty mustn't be missed'

Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen tours Jordan Valley: 'Blue and White opposition to sovereignty will lead to elections.'Nitzan Kedar, 6/16/2020, 5:59 PM
Olmert: Israel doesn't need the Jordan Valley from a security standpoint

Olmert: Israel doesn't need the Jordan Valley from a security standpoint

Former PM dismisses notion that Israel needs the Jordan Valley for security reasons as "unfounded nonsense".Elad Benari, 6/12/2020, 6:20 AM
Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Shin Bet, police searching for weapon stolen from training base from hands of sleeping soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2020, 4:38 PM
Former National Security Council head warns there's no solution for 2 million Palestinians

Former National Security Council head warns there's no solution for 2 million Palestinians

Yaakov Amidror, former National Security Council head, warns full sovereignty may cost too much, urges sovereignty only for Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2020, 2:51 PM
Why the Israeli left backed annexation

Why the Israeli left backed annexation

The likes of J Street and Peace Now pretend that annexation is a scheme cooked up by messianic settlers, but it was invented by Labor.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 6/3/2020, 11:00 AM
Whose land is it anyway?

Whose land is it anyway?

The only precedent Israel has to set is “It’s our land, always was and always will be.” Opinion.Ted Belman, 5/30/2020, 9:49 PM
Netanyahu: Palestinian Arabs living in Jordan Valley won’t get citizenship

Netanyahu: Palestinian Arabs living in Jordan Valley won’t get citizenship

Netanyahu rejects criticism from the right that he folded on the issue of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/28/2020, 8:06 PM
'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

Leader of Security Movement criticizes those who are attempting to prevent sovereignty. 'The security benefit would be very big.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/28/2020, 4:47 PM
INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

Daniel Pipes has been scrupulously strict in avoiding any action-oriented prescriptions to achieve his “Israeli Victory”; until now. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/17/2020, 4:00 AM
Netanyahu's annexation plan can't be stopped

Netanyahu's annexation plan can't be stopped

Annexation of the Jordan Valley is a long-standing Israeli objective due to its strategic importance, going back to PM Yitzhak Rabin. Op-ed.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 5/6/2020, 11:57 AM
Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.Ido Ben Porat, 4/13/2020, 1:20 PM
Samaria Regional Council Head urges PM not to 'miss this historic opportunity'

Samaria Regional Council Head urges PM not to 'miss this historic opportunity'

Yossi Dagan hopes PM Netanyahu won't cave in to pressure from Blue & White.Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2020, 12:20 PM
'Think 2 steps ahead, apply sovereignty'

'Think 2 steps ahead, apply sovereignty'

MK Uzi Dayan says government must take advantage of opportunity created by Trump peace plan even during coronavirus crisis.Nitzan Keidar, 4/5/2020, 5:24 PM
Disagreements over sovereignty between Likud, Blue and White

Disagreements over sovereignty between Likud, Blue and White

Likud insisting on including sovereignty in new government's principles, but Blue and White opposes move, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 9:06 AM
Due to coronavirus: 'Flash wedding' in the Jordan Valley

Due to coronavirus: 'Flash wedding' in the Jordan Valley

Ma'ale Ephraim Yeshiva rises to the occasion to help organize a wedding that couldn't take place at a hall as planned due to restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 11:52 AM
Israeli voters, the elections are a referendum on national sovereignty

Israeli voters, the elections are a referendum on national sovereignty

The Trump plan is a test for Israel regarding application of Israeli law over the Jordan Valley and the Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 3/2/2020, 6:45 PM
Mark Langfan explains the strategic value of the West Bank

Mark Langfan explains the strategic value of the West Bank

Mark Langfan explains why Israel and the United States' security require Israeli control over the West Bank.Sharona Cohen, 3/1/2020, 11:21 PM
Voter apathy threatens reunion of Judea and Samaria with Israel

Voter apathy threatens reunion of Judea and Samaria with Israel

Voters might be tempted to throw up their hands in despair at the turmoil in Israel’s political system and simply not turn up to vote, or vote for a party with no chance, possibly denying the fulfilment of a dream reborn 100 years ago at San Remo. David Singer, 2/24/2020, 12:46 PM
Jewish man injured in attack near Mevo'ot Yericho in the Jordan Valley

Jewish man injured in attack near Mevo'ot Yericho in the Jordan Valley

Israeli assaulted by masked Arabs accompanied by radical left-wing activists near Israeli town in Jordan Valley. Victim suffers head injury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2020, 2:45 PM
EU foreign minister warns Israel against annexation

EU foreign minister warns Israel against annexation

Josep Borrell says Israeli annexation of Jordan Valley could lead to Palestinian Arab protests.Elad Benari, 2/12/2020, 5:31 AM
Basic Middle East facts

Basic Middle East facts

How Middle East realities are a reflection of the behavior of the Palestinians. Barry Shaw, 2/4/2020, 12:08 PM
Chinese students tour Judean Desert, Jordan Valley

Chinese students tour Judean Desert, Jordan Valley

Dozens of Chinese students visit Judean Desert and the Jordan Valley in tour given by pro-Israel 'Im Tirtzu' organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 12:45 PM
Britain warns Israel against annexation

Britain warns Israel against annexation

UK foreign office expresses concern over possible Israeli application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2020, 9:49 PM
Reut Schvartz, killed in Jordan Valley accident, laid to rest

Reut Schvartz, killed in Jordan Valley accident, laid to rest

Schvartz, mother of three, was killed in Jordan Valley car accident. Last night she was laid to rest in Shadmot Mehola.Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2020, 8:15 AM
IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

As Arabs protest against planned release of Trump peace plan, IDF transfers brigade from Golani to the Jordan ValleyArutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 1:26 PM
Poll: Israelis sharply divided over Jordan Valley annexation

Poll: Israelis sharply divided over Jordan Valley annexation

As Netanyahu pushes annexation of Jordan Valley, Israelis nearly evenly divided on whether to take unilateral steps to annex the area.David Rosenberg, 1/24/2020, 10:10 AM
Jordan: Annexation of Jordan Valley would blow up peace process

Jordan: Annexation of Jordan Valley would blow up peace process

Jordan’s Foreign Minister warns against Israeli annexation of the Jordan Valley, says it would "destroy the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 1/24/2020, 3:10 AM
White House opposes unilateral Israeli moves, including Jordan Valley sovereignty

White House opposes unilateral Israeli moves, including Jordan Valley sovereignty

Officials say Trump Administration opposed to any unilateral Israeli moves before release of Trump peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 3:21 PM
PM Netanyahu waiting for green light from Washington to apply sovereignty in Jordan Valley

PM Netanyahu waiting for green light from Washington to apply sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Likud officials clarify: PM Netanyahu asked for 'green light' from US to apply sovereignty to the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 10:48 AM
Regev to Gantz: 'Enough with the tales of sovereignty, tell the public the truth'

Regev to Gantz: 'Enough with the tales of sovereignty, tell the public the truth'

Min. Miri Regev tells Arutz Sheva: Benny Gantz doesn't really want to annex Jordan Valley, he has a lot of support among the left.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2020, 10:12 AM
PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

Abbas spokesman says Netanyahu and Gantz's statements on annexation will lead to a dangerous escalation.Dalit Halevi, 1/22/2020, 5:05 AM
Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Former Prime Minister: Netanyahu being dragged by Smotrich towards security lawlessness.Hezki Baruch, 1/22/2020, 3:08 AM
Gantz: I don't support unilateral annexation

Gantz: I don't support unilateral annexation

Blue and White leader rejects calls to support bill applying sovereignty in the Jordan Valley before elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 8:43 PM
Bennett: Don't miss opportunity for sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Bennett: Don't miss opportunity for sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Defense Minister praises Bezalel Smotrich's proposal to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley. 'Zionist parties cannot miss 1-time chance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 8:15 PM
Bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley to be presented next week

Bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley to be presented next week

Likud seeks to 'test' Blue and White party by pushing bill to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley before the next elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 6:55 PM
Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous opportunity not to be wasted'

Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous opportunity not to be wasted'

Movement urges Prime Minister: Emphasize that Jordan Valley is preliminary step leading to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 4:41 PM
PM Netanyahu to MK Gantz: 'Why wait for elections to apply sovereignty?'

PM Netanyahu to MK Gantz: 'Why wait for elections to apply sovereignty?'

PM Netanyahu urges MK Gantz to approve annexation of Jordan Valley, instead of waiting for after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 4:01 PM
Gantz vows to promote annexation of Jordan Valley - in coordination with int'l community

Gantz vows to promote annexation of Jordan Valley - in coordination with int'l community

'Offers to trade Jordan Valley for peace deal were a mistake,' says Blue & White chief, vowing to pursue annexation - but not unilaterally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 2:28 PM
Sovereignty Movement welcomes Smotrich initiative

Sovereignty Movement welcomes Smotrich initiative

Sovereignty Movement welcomes initiative of Transportation Minister to promote application of Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 3:44 AM
Smotrich calls for vote next week on Jordan Valley sovereignty

Smotrich calls for vote next week on Jordan Valley sovereignty

Transportation Minister writes to PM calling for Knesset plenum to use discussion of immunity to push for vote on sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 9:08 PM
Time to annex the Jordan Valley

Time to annex the Jordan Valley

Prime Minister Netanyahu should carry out his campaign promise of September 2019. Opinion.Joseph Frager, MD, 1/19/2020, 1:27 PM
Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall causes flooding descending from the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea.Elisheva Lavi, 1/9/2020, 12:54 PM
Bennett: Our goal is to prevent all illegal PA construction in Jordan Valley

Bennett: Our goal is to prevent all illegal PA construction in Jordan Valley

DM Bennett tours Jordan Valley. 'I am not the UN. I am fully in favor of the settlements.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2020, 4:06 PM
Committee to Promote Jordan Valley Sovereignty to convene

Committee to Promote Jordan Valley Sovereignty to convene

Inter-ministerial committee prepares plan to annex Jordan Valley to State of Israel in accordance with PM's promise on eve of last electionsHezki Baruch, 12/24/2019, 3:40 PM
Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley frozen after International Criminal Court moves forward with probe of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 1:59 PM
Weapons smuggling foiled in Jordan Valley

Weapons smuggling foiled in Jordan Valley

IDF forces foil weapon smuggling attempt on Israel's eastern border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 7:00 PM
Abbas: We'll cancel agreements if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

Abbas: We'll cancel agreements if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

PA chairman says elections will be held in PA, but only if Israel allows eastern Jerusalem Arabs to vote.Elad Benari, 12/9/2019, 11:54 PM
Blue and White MK: There will be no annexation

Blue and White MK: There will be no annexation

MK Ofer Shelah dismisses Netanyahu's statement that him serving as PM first would allow for application of sovereignty over Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2019, 6:08 AM
Report: PM Netanyahu did not discuss annexation with Pompeo

Report: PM Netanyahu did not discuss annexation with Pompeo

Channel 13 reporter claims PM Netanyahu lied about content of meeting with US Sec. of State Pompeo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2019, 7:03 PM
'Sovereignty in Jordan Valley would endanger peace with Jordan'

'Sovereignty in Jordan Valley would endanger peace with Jordan'

Security officials warn of wave of protests that would force King Abdullah to suspend 1994 peace treaty between countries.Mordechai Sones, 12/3/2019, 10:36 PM
'A rotation for Lapid - or sovereignty over the Jordan Valley'

'A rotation for Lapid - or sovereignty over the Jordan Valley'

Dep. Defense Minister Dichter calls on Blue and White leader to put aside personal considerations, focus on Israel's future.Dep. Defense Min. Avi Dichter, 12/3/2019, 2:12 PM
Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

PM discusses call with Donald Trump on plans to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley. 'Things we could have only dreamed of are happening.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/2/2019, 2:41 PM
Likud minister: 'Rare opportunity we must not miss'

Likud minister: 'Rare opportunity we must not miss'

Min. Elkin, Likud negotiator, says PM Netanyahu insisting on being first in rotation deal in order to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 12:54 PM
2 State Solution would turn country into Judea/Samaria Envelope

2 State Solution would turn country into Judea/Samaria Envelope

'Missile launches toward cities of coastal lowland were never considered in various scenarios until Israel withdrew.'Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 12:34 PM
Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

As 25-year lease ends, Jordan closes enclave on Israel's side of the Jordan River to Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2019, 6:04 PM
Sovereignty over Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jordan Valley

Sovereignty over Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jordan Valley

MK Shaked submits bill, asserting there is currently a window of opportunity for sovereignty move that will not return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 2:52 PM