J'lem court requires State to confront illegal UN building

Court obligates State to clarify how it intends to enforce law against illegal UN construction in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 7:29 PM

'Build roads and infrastructure'

Gush Etzion Council Head calls on Israeli government to improve infrastructure in Judea, Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 10/19/2017, 4:36 PM

Urban zoning plan approved for Migron

Migron HQ welcomes decision but expects PM to implement it in reality: 'Talk and promises are over.'Mordechai Sones, 10/18/2017, 12:18 PM

'Time to strengthen Hevron'

Collective call to PM to advance Jewish building in Hevron. 'The PA cannot incite against us while continuing to receive gestures from us.'Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2017, 12:48 PM

On the table: 3,000 units across Judea and Samaria

Approval of 3,000 housing units delayed until after UN General Assembly, so as not to 'arm' Abbas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 10:27 PM

Report: Jerusalem building at lowest level in years

Report finds construction of 2,051 units in Jerusalem was started in 2016 - a lower amount than in any year since 2008.Tal Polon, 7/19/2017, 7:51 PM

Is illegal Bedouin building in the Negev a threat?

Journalist from 'Kan' broadcasting corporation dismisses the threat. 'I suggest taking things in proportion.'Raphael Levi, 7/12/2017, 10:00 PM

WH 'concerned' over Israeli construction in Jerusalem

White House official says Trump recognizes past demands for freezes have not helped peace talks, but building also does not help peace.JTA, 7/6/2017, 11:01 PM

Jerusalem to approve 800 new housing units

Municipality intends to approve units in Pisgat Zeev, Neve Yaakov, Ramot, and Gilo. In addition, 114 units for J'lem Arabs to be approved.Nitzan Keidar, 7/5/2017, 5:25 PM

Hotovely: Time to think of Yesha communities as 'normal'

Deputy Foreign Minister: 'If they approve 14,000 housing units in Qalqilya in the PA, we must demand today 14,000 housing units in Ariel.'Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2017, 11:01 AM

'We can and must build more'

Justice Minister says Jewish Home pressure against PM exists, but not enough to break current building quotas in Yesha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 2:21 PM

'Vote again on Arab building in Area C'

Head of Samaria Council calls for revote on decision to allow Arab building in Area C. 'It’s giving away land in disguise.'Ido ben Porat, 5/29/2017, 8:56 PM

Report: Judea and Samaria building delayed due to Trump's visit

Sources close to PM reportedly seek to delay approval of building projects in Judea and Samaria until after Trump's visit to avoid friction.Nitzan Keidar, 5/11/2017, 8:09 AM

Construction Ministry increases investment in Judea and Samaria

In 2016 Construction and Housing Ministry invested highest amount in decade: NIS 171.8 million for first nine months of year.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2017, 7:13 PM

'There are disagreements - but the coalition is stable'

Jewish Home faction head emphasizes stability of coalition despite disagreement with PM. 'We'll see if building proceeds after Passover.'Benny Toker, 4/3/2017, 8:59 PM

'A worthy arrangement, the test will be in implementation'

Bennett addresses the policy agreements reached with the US administration regarding building in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 4/2/2017, 1:02 PM

'We can't let Netanyahu let building plans fade away'

Smotrich on Security Cabinet decision: 'Experience has shown that Netanyahu gets bad marks on results. Why should this time be different?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2017, 12:47 PM

Restraint on building: 'We will stand guard'

Yesha Council convinced that understandings with the US allow for continued building expansion in Judea and Samaria.Tal Polon, 3/31/2017, 10:59 AM

Netanyahu to Amona residents: I stand by my commitments

PM describes at cabinet meeting his attempts to come to an agreement with the US about building in Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Pyotrakovsky, 3/16/2017, 12:48 PM

Bennett: What restraint are we talking about?

In light of Netanyahu's comments indicating openness to restraint in building, Bennett calls for clarification.Haim Lev, 2/16/2017, 2:40 PM

'The government is finally ready to take responsibilty'

Head of the Prime Minister’s Office speaks with Arutz Sheva about the urgent need to increase enforcement against illegal Arab building.Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2017, 10:11 AM

Haredi Minister: 10% of new homes go to haredi community

Litzman says 10% of public building projects should be for haredi community.Haim Lev, 10/31/2016, 9:09 AM

'We're taking advantage of the US elections to build'

Sources in the Jerusalem municipality indicate that current political climate in US makes it perfect time to build in Jerusalem.Tal Polon, 7/25/2016, 11:59 AM

Hundreds of houses to be built in Jerusalem, Ma'ale Adumim

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approves plans to build 760 housing units in Ma'ale Adumim and Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch and Nitzan Kedar, 7/3/2016, 10:58 PM

'The Settlement Floodgates Have Opened'

Radical NGO reports government announced 450 new homes in Judea-Samaria region 'for elections'; PLO calls it a 'war crime.'Ari Yashar, 1/30/2015, 11:17 AM

Law Finally Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against a Synagogue

Municipality 'finally crosses Green Line to enforce law'; no, not the 57 illegal mosques - sukkah boards left up in synagogue yard.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2015, 8:40 PM

Palestinian Arab Family Cries 'Fraud' Over J'lem Building Sale

Jerusalem-based Arab family claims sale of two Jerusalem buildings to Jewish buyers is 'fraudulent' amid tensions over the capital's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2014, 7:14 PM

Israeli Building? Doesn't US Have Other Things to Worry About?

Knesset chairman questions US scrutiny of Jerusalm building plans. 'ISIS is taking over the Middle East, and they worry about this?'Moshe Cohen, 10/2/2014, 3:12 PM

Dani Dayan: Building Must Be Our Priority

Communities that don't build tend to wither away, said former Judea and Samaria Council head Dani Dayan - and there is no building going on.Yaakov Levi, 9/4/2014, 7:53 AM

Israel Unfreezes 1,800 New Judea and Samaria Homes

Hours after tenders on 1,500 new homes announced, previously frozen plans unblocked in latest response to PLO unity government.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2014, 4:20 PM

Minister Calls to End Talks Until UN Bids Pulled

Housing Minister Uri Ariel declares talks should end until the move retracted, slams Livni for blaming others over failure.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 4/6/2014, 12:24 PM

Leftist MKs Under Fire for Pressuring Netanyahu

Idea to swap construction freeze for terrorist release sharply criticized, as official notes the request's 'suspicious' timing.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 3/25/2014, 12:07 PM

Netanyahu Hints Building Freeze Not on the Government's Agenda

Prime Minister declares that 'nothing came' of previous building freezes; third indication this week that construction to continue.Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2014, 11:31 AM

'There is No Chance of a Palestinian State'

Housing and Construction Minister Uri Ariel says Netanyahu appears to be standing up to US pressure on 'framework for peace.'Tova Dvorin , 3/4/2014, 1:18 PM

Statistics: Judea and Samaria Building Up 123.7%

Peace Now irked at the revelation, blames Netanyahu government; meanwhile, building is up all over Israel.Tova Dvorin, 3/3/2014, 6:33 PM

50,000 New Homes to be Built in Netanya

Netanya's planning commission voted to authorize construction of 50,000 housing units and expand land appropriated for business use.David Lev, 3/2/2014, 4:44 PM

'We Will Not Freeze Construction in Judea and Samaria'

Prime Minister assures senior Likud officials that he will reject US pressure for a freeze just before taking off for Washington.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 10:00 AM

Likud MK: Keep on Building at E1

MK Tzipi Hotovely calls on the state of Israel to strengthen its presence in the E1 corridor ahead of mass march.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 10:22 AM

Kerry to Resume Talks Between Israel, PA Next Week

US Secretary of State to return to Israel for talks in January - despite reluctance from both sides.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 6:18 PM

Ariel: We'll Keep Negotiating - and Building

Housing Minister calls Palestinian Authority threats to leave negotiations if more building in Judea, Samaria "nonsense."Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2013, 10:32 AM

Housing Minister Calls for ‘Many’ New Homes in Judea, Samaria

Minister joins inauguration of Itamar yeshiva, and calls for ‘many’ new housing projects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 9:24 AM

Housing Minister Uri Ariel: Building Plans Not Canceled Yet

Housing Minister denies PM's claims that plans for 24K new Jewish homes in Judea, Samaria have been canceled in interview Wednesday night.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2013, 10:05 PM

3,360 New Judea Samaria Homes, Not Only in 'Blocs'

Following announced 1,500 new eastern Jerusalem units, Likud MK reveals plans for 3,360 new homes throughout Judea and SamariaAri Yashar, 10/31/2013, 4:29 PM

PA Threatens to Sue Israel Over Building Tenders

Palestinian Authority shows its confidence in talks by threatening to sue Israel over building plans it knew about prior to negotiations.Ari Soffer, 8/21/2013, 6:01 PM

Israel-PA Talks to Begin Today in Jerusalem

Amid an air of secrecy, Israeli and Palestinian Authority chief negotiators are set to begin renewed "peace talks" in Israel's capital.Ari Soffer, 8/14/2013, 3:28 PM

Report: Building 'Starts' in Jerusalem Don't Always Start

A report indicates that while building starts in Jerusalem may appear to be 'healthy,' building 'finishes' were less so .David Lev, 12/20/2012, 4:28 PM

Video: Wall at Jerusalem Work Site Collapses

A disaster was avoided in a neighborhood in Jerusalem as dozens fled before a wall of a building collapsed, injuring one person. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/13/2012, 2:49 PM

Court Suspends Hevron Expulsion Order

Hevron Jews convinced a court to suspend an order to expel Jewish families from a building that an Arab claimed was sold illegally.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/13/2012, 2:10 PM

Netanyahu to UN: No New Construction Freeze in Judea, Samaria

Prime Minister Netanyahu bluntly told UN Sec'y-Gen. Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday there will be no new construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 2/1/2012, 5:22 PM

Efrat to Expand but 'Not Enough’

The government has published tenders to build 40 more housing units in Efrat, whose mayor told Arutz Sheva it is lacking hundreds more. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2011, 1:59 PM

Law Would Require Govt. to Allow Yesha Building

A new law would require the government to allow for the "natural growth" of towns in Yesha.David Lev, 11/16/2011, 10:13 PM

Building Freeze Thaws during Netanyahu's Washington Visit

Israel again okays or advances plans for new homes in United Jerusalem while Netanyahu visits Obama, but it has not caused a crisis – yet.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2011, 10:45 AM

The Battle for Hebron

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Double-Header, Barak and Building

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This is Terrorism

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Claiming a Stake in Jewish History

English-speaking Jewish youth from America and Israel join together to build Samaria, claim a place in Jewish history.INN TV Staff, 10/15/2009, 9:16 PM

Jews Flout Obama, Lay Cornerstone for E. Jerusalem Homes

The cornerstone-laying for Jewish homes in eastern Jerusalem Wednesday further a united capital, backers say. Police are prepared for Arab riots. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2009, 12:00 PM