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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

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

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 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

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 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 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 After Arab Actor Cites 'Occupation'

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 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 Arab Abuse 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

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

Bedouin Town to Change Status Quo in Samaria?

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

Elhayani: Jordan Valley 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 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: Construction Plans OK

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 Will Prevent Another Withdrawal'

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

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 PR Makes the Case for Judea-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

PM: I Will Not Evict Israelis from 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: Palestinian State would Endanger Israel

"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

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 US 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 Top 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

Yaalon Outburst Provoked by Kerry-led Pressure

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

Saar: Jordan Valley a Test

Israel’s Interior Minister: The offers is always the same – ’67 lines’ and a divided Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 7:04 PM

Peres Fumes Over Jordan Valley Annexation Bill

Shimon Peres is reportedly furious over annexation bill which he claims hurts Israel's image in the world and Kerry's 'peace efforts.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2014, 11:37 AM

Likud Deputy Minister: Kerry is 'Extreme'

MK Ofir Akunis says 'large' Israeli concessions to US demands on peace deal will endanger coalition.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2014, 6:53 PM

Former Mossad Head: Jordan Valley not Critical

Ex-Mossad head says Israel could survive without the Jordan Valley. MK: his left-wing views were proven wrong in the past.Maayana Miskin, 1/5/2014, 12:53 PM

MK: Israel Rejects US Plans for the Jordan Valley

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz states on public radio Sunday that Israel has rejected the US's plans for the Jordan Valley.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 10:16 AM

Ya'alon, IDF: Hamas Could Take Over Jordan Valley

IDF officials explain that a withdrawal from the Jordan Valley will lead to another Hamas-controlled terror state.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 9:30 AM

Struk: Kerry Deal? Not Under This Government

Jewish Home MK, in interview with Arutz Sheva, explains why a deal will never be passed under the current coalition.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2014, 8:22 AM

Watch: MKs Visit Jordan Valley, Express Support

MKs tour Jordan Valley, pour foundation cement for new homes. Video shows MKs present at the event.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 1:28 PM

Akunis: Coalition in Danger from Kerry Deal

Deputy Minister warns coalition govt. faces significant changes due to US pressure on Jordan Valley withdrawal.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2014, 12:05 PM

Jewish Home's New Film: 'American Bluff'

In response to surreal US security proposals for Jordan Valley, Jewish Home's secular branch releases parody trailer.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 4:11 PM

Yesh Atid in Jordan Valley: Annexation a Mistake

Yesh Atid MK joins tour of Jordan Valley, launches argument against maintaining Israel presence.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 2:17 PM

MKs: Jordan Valley Required for Israel's Defense

The Jordan Valley must remain part of Israel in the event of any negotiated settlement, declare MKs, Ministers on a tour of the area.David Lev, 1/2/2014, 11:58 AM

Knesset Head: Some Concessions are Bad for Peace

Dangerous land concessions make peace less likely, MK Edelstein warns.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 10:25 AM

Report: Israel Rejects US Plan for Jordan Valley

Maariv reports that Defense Ministry rejects US plans for Jordan Valley, based on security needs.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 9:54 PM

Labor Bill to Ban Annexation of Judea, Samaria

Leftist MK to propose bill preventing full annexation of Judea and Samaria; if passed, it would force a two-state solution.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 4:15 PM

Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit

As Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East, State Department official says Israeli construction "creates a lot of questions."Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 6:44 AM

MK Akunis: Jordan Valley is our 'Iron Wall'

Deputy Minister tours Jordan Valley, says Israel must not succumb to US pressure to withdraw.Gil Ronen, 12/31/2013, 8:14 PM