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'Amona is the test'

Amona representatives called on the Israeli government to take responsibility for the future of Amona - despite US pressure.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 9:37 AM

Netanyahu: Obama is a threat to Judean communities

Netanyahu tells Amona residents that Obama intends to harm Judean and Samarian communities before he leaves the White HouseYoel Domb, Wedensday, 8:28 PM

Thousands to participate in Amona solidarity march

'We expect the arrival of thousands whose hearts burn on the issue of Amona and Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria.'Hezki Baruch, Tuseday, 11:16 AM

Minister Levin: B'Tselem are traitors!

Levin also criticized the Supreme Court's decision to demolish the community of Amona in interview with Arutz Sheva..Uzi Baruch, 10/16/2016, 1:41 PM

Netanyahu to press for Amona demolition delay

Prime Minister agrees to ask Supreme Court for 6-month delay for Amona demolition, following meeting with Jewish Home leaders.Uzi Baruch, 10/13/2016, 12:45 PM

Bennett's ultimatum: Delay Amona demolition

Jewish Home ministers to confront Prime Minister over planned demolition of Samarian village, threaten coalition crisis if demands not met.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 10/13/2016, 10:54 AM

Grassroots org: 'Save Amona; no excuses!'

Email campaign is requested to demand that Jewish Home not falter in fight to save the Jewish communities.Hillel Fendel, 10/11/2016, 1:15 AM

There is no legal way to prevent Amona demolition

Education Minister Naftali Bennett told Ofra residents that he cannot see a legal way to prevent the destruction of houses in Ofra.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/10/2016, 10:51 PM

Proposed Amona solution hits a snag

Attorney General set to decide on a plan to relocate the residents of Amona, only to have someone claim ownership of land set aside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2016, 3:08 PM

Delay Amona destruction to stop Obama at UN

Yesha leader warns that if destruction of Amona is not delayed, Obama will have a pretext to betray Israel at UN after US elections.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 8:53 PM

Bennett: Legalize 2,000 homes in Judea and Samaria

Bennett 'concedes' on Amona, demands legalization of 2,000 other homes instead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2016, 9:20 PM

Netanyhu explains Amona compensation to Kerry

Netanyahu tells Kerry building in Shvut Rachel is 'alternative for Amona residents.'Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2016, 8:47 PM

EU condemns latest Israeli construction

EU blasts Israel for approving the construction of 98 homes as part of a solution for the eviction of Amona.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/7/2016, 11:03 PM

New York Times to Obama: Hit Israel hard

NY Times tells Obama to pass decision in UN spelling out borders of Israel, 'Palestine.'Chana Roberts, 10/7/2016, 1:23 PM

Hotovely: Government not continuing Peres' legacy

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely says Israel has legitimate right to enlarge existing communities in Judea and Samaria and thus solve Amona problem.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 8:25 AM

Washington ‘deeply troubled’ by new 'settlement'

The Obama administration has “strongly condemned" Israel for plans to construct housing on land in Judea and SamariaYoel Domb, 10/5/2016, 7:50 PM

Shaked: Abbas is inciting violence and hatred

Justice Minister Shaked takes aim at those who shook hands with Abbas - including Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2016, 11:52 AM

Government okays 100 new housing units near Shiloh

In new plan to move Amona residents to Shiloh, government approves 100 new housing units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2016, 8:19 PM

'If Amona falls, Netanyahu won't be PM for long'

MK Nissan Slomiansky, in an interview with Arutz Sheva, warns of the detrimental effects of destroying the town of Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff , 9/27/2016, 4:57 PM

Ofra will protest until something changes

Rabbi Avi Gisser tells Arutz Sheva that the people of Ofra will put pressure on Israel's leadership to legalize the community's status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 12:15 AM

'Legalizing Amona would mean end to democracy'

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit warns in closed-door meeting that 'bill to legalize Amona would irreparably harm rule of law.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2016, 10:50 PM

Energy Minister: Arabs prefer compensation to land

Minister Yuval Steinitz says destruction of Jewish homes is political, not legal; Arabs would prefer compensation and not the land itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2016, 10:33 PM

Shaked: Government will find solution for Amona

Minister of Justice responds to angry Amona residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2016, 11:56 AM

Amona residents: We won’t meet

Bennett’s statements about the status of the Amona settlement caused anger among Amona residents who responded with angry letters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 10:46 PM

MK Zohar suggets law to prevent next Amona

MK Zohar suggests a new law limiting the abilities of leftist organizations to cause expulsions.Shimon Cohen, 9/20/2016, 7:01 PM

'We will stop judicial attempts to uproot Jews'

Education Minister optimistic about finding solution for Amona; says High Court has overstepped its bounds.Ido Ben Porat, 9/20/2016, 3:56 PM

Barak leaked information from top secret meeting

Ehud Barak retorts 'the rags who let Netanyahu wash the floor with them continue spouting nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 4:27 PM

Yehuda Glick: 'Why was this place destroyed?'

MK Yehuda Glick visits ruins of Migron - evacuated four years ago today - and asks 'Why was this place destroyed? Who gained from it?'Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2016, 2:52 PM

Minister Ariel: Regulation Law must be passed

At Rav Kook conference, Minister Uri Ariel stresses that Regulation Law must be passed and all Judea and Samaria communities legalized.Yoel Domb, 9/18/2016, 12:46 PM

Leftist MK: Regulation law is a waste of time

Broshi slams government's inability to make a decision; says there is no question that Amona residents need to be expelled.Hezki Baruch, 9/17/2016, 11:44 PM

Likud pressures Netanyahu: don't raze Amona

The government is still working to legalize community of Amona instead of destroying it. Will it succeed?Hezki Baruch, 9/17/2016, 10:00 PM

'Civil Admin. blocking efforts to save Amona'

Officials from Civil Administration reject proposals to legalize Amona during hearing with Attorney General.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2016, 4:12 PM

Breaking: Progress towards Amona arrangement

Attorney General's office discusses moving 11 houses in Amona to areas defined as absentee properties with no known claimants.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2016, 1:50 PM

Liberman: Unconditional support for our troops

'Every soldier in a situation of combat, even if he made a strategic error, must have unconditional support from our entire administration.'Kobi Finkler , 9/13/2016, 6:56 PM

'Amona can't be evacuated'

On Monday evening, members of the Knesset visited Amona to provide support in light of pressure to expel the residents.Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2016, 10:02 PM

'I will not go against rule of law'

MK Yoav Kish (Likud) warns against 'violating rule of law' to oppose the destruction of Amona.Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2016, 2:53 PM

'No right-wing government could ever uproot Amona'

'Stop blaming the Supreme Court,' says Jewish Home MK. 'If government does not stop the demolitions, it will have lost its right to exist.'Shimon Cohen, 9/11/2016, 4:52 PM

Arab residents oppose relocation of Amona

Not only do Arab residents near Amona oppose the community where it is now - today they expressed opposition to its relocation as well.Ido ben Porat, 9/8/2016, 9:28 PM

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Ayelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:53 PM

Supreme Court orders destruction of Netiv Ha'avot

The Supreme Court has issued a demolitiion order for Netiv Ha'avot, a neighborhood of Elazar, overriding government policy.Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 6:44 PM

'We will respect court decision to destroy Amona'

"If somebody thinks that we're not going to honor the order, he is deluding himself."Tal Polon, 9/1/2016, 10:52 AM

'A grain of sand won't move from Ofra or Amona'

Science Minister Ofir Akunis sounds off to Arutz Sheva about possibility of unity government, looming demolition of Ofra and Amona.Shimon Cohen, 8/21/2016, 3:57 PM

US 'deeply concerned' by plans to relocate Amona

US rips possible Israeli plan to relocate Samarian town to nearby site.David Rosenberg, 8/14/2016, 8:22 AM

Zionist Union MK visits town slated for demolition

MK Eitan Broshi, member of the left-wing Zionist Union, visits Ofra and Amona, hailed as 'true friend' by residents.Eliran Aharon, 8/9/2016, 11:25 AM

'Arabs are building like crazy'

Land buying expert laments Israeli government 'cowardice' in refusing to stand up for Amona.Benny Toker, 8/8/2016, 3:57 PM

Shaked: We're considering relocating Amona

Justice Minister toured Hevron area Monday, pledged to attend memorial for fallen IDF soldier, discussed plans for embattled town of Amona.Eliran Aharon, 8/8/2016, 2:09 PM

Amona is a test case for Israeli democracy  

As a matter of procedure, Israel's High Court of Justice does not examine or evaluate evidence and does not decide issues of land ownership. They rely on what government offices tell them.Dr. Moshe Dann, 8/8/2016, 1:56 PM

'National responsibility to not repeat Gush Katif'

While commemorating 11 years since the expulsion of Gush Katif, Uri Ariel is concerned that history will repeat itself - through Amona.Hezki Baruch, 8/8/2016, 1:06 PM

Attorney General discusses Amona relocation plan

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says there is no legal impediment from examining proposal to relocate Amona to adjacent lands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 12:03 AM

Plan to evacuate Amona formalized

A new proposal outlining the evacuation of the residents of Amona awaits the approval of the Attorney General.Reut Hadar, 8/2/2016, 9:56 AM

'Uprooting Amona rewards radical left-wing groups'

MK Shuli Mualem regarding Amona: Uprooting citizens is not the solution.Ido ben Porat and Tal Polon, 7/31/2016, 7:03 PM

'Relocation is just another word for expulsion'

Residents of Samarian town refuse offers for relocation, call for political solution to legalize community where it stands.Benny Toker, 7/31/2016, 5:58 PM

Land to 'replace' Amona approved for building

Area in Binyamin region prepared for building of 'replacement' housing for Amona residents, who vow not to comply with any such schemes.Ido Ben Porat, 7/31/2016, 8:56 AM

Knesset Chairman tours Amona

Yuli Edelstein: "As long as the basic premise is destruction, nothing good will come out of it, not for Jews and not for Arabs."Eliran Aharon, 7/28/2016, 8:11 PM

Elkin: We will help Amona, one way or another

MK Zeev Elkin addresses steps being taken to help Amona.Ido ben Porat, 7/27/2016, 9:52 PM

Battle to save Amona: Waiting on Attorney-General

Debate on proposed legislation to save Amona postponed as A-G Avichai Mandelblit asks for time to come up with better resolution.Nitsan Kedar, 7/27/2016, 2:16 PM

'We also need to promote legislation on Amona'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel welcomes plans to save Amona, but says legislation on the issue is required as well.Hezki Baruch, 7/26/2016, 2:15 AM