Work halted on new town for Amona evictees

Construction halted after State fails to transfer required budget. PM orders immediate resumption of work.Uzi Baruch, 7/25/2017, 2:57 PM

Watch: Aerial view of new community for Amona expellees

Groundwork which began last week for new town of 'Amichai' in Samaria continues with full steam ahead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 5:17 PM

Leftists sue to block construction of Amona replacement town

Just days after construction of Amichai began in Samaria, left-wing NGO goes to court to block new town's establishment.David Rosenberg, 6/22/2017, 3:44 PM

Bennett: We fought for the residents of Amona

Education Minister says those hurt by expulsions can 'choose to sink into despair, or to choose life.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 4:20 PM

Amona residents: 'Don't let this success become a farce'

Former residents of Amona express cautious optimism as work begins on replacement town for them in Shiloh Valley in Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 6/20/2017, 2:24 PM

Amona youth: We will rise again!

The IDF command surely has better things to do than destroy the makeshift club Amona youngsters built where their homes once stood. But no. Shannon Nuszen, 6/19/2017, 11:21 AM

Construction of new Samaria town to begin right away

Civil Administration approves construction of town for residents of Amona.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/8/2017, 5:06 AM

New town in Samaria authorized by Civil Administration

Amichai, planned for expelled Amona residents in Shilo area, passes major bureaucratic hurdle.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2017, 2:12 PM

Amona youth build - and the IDF destroys

IDF demolishes structure built by former young residents of Amona in ruins of their home town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 8:23 PM

Migron's expellees send message to Amona's expellees

Migron expellees warn Amona expellees not to trust PM Netanyahu since 'he doesn't keep promises very quickly.'Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/4/2017, 1:30 PM

Civil administration approves jurisdiction of new town for Amona

Amona residents not satisfied, demand practical steps towards establishing the town be taken.Tal Polon, 5/28/2017, 1:19 PM

Amona resident sues police for 70,000 NIS

Amona resident sues police for sexual assault during February expulsion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2017, 11:57 AM

New town in Samaria for Amona residents gets new name

Amona residents speak with Defense Ministry, decide to name new town 'Amihai.'Hezki Baruch, 5/22/2017, 8:30 AM

'Amona evacuees living in shocking conditions'

Chief Rabbi discusses his visit with former residents of Amona, says the overcrowding is 'unimaginable.'Hezki Baruch, 5/21/2017, 10:54 PM

Livni: Maale Adumim is held hostage by Amona

Herzog and Livni visit Maale Adumim. Livni: 'We need to set priorities: Blocs - yes, isolated settlements - no.'Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2017, 12:09 PM

Amona residents: Netanyahu promised us a new town soon

Likud faction meets to discuss how to speed up process of building new town for Amona expellees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2017, 1:52 PM

Deputy FM: Build new town in Samaria immediately

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets women of Amona who currently still live in school dormitory after being evicted in February.Hezki Baruch, 5/8/2017, 2:18 PM

'We don't want to be Gush Katif 2'

Amona resident Tamar Nizri describes the difficulty of living in a youth hostel. 'There's no privacy, we're trying to maintain normalcy.'Benny Tocker, 5/4/2017, 9:14 AM

'We're losing our families'

Women of Amona appeal to PM Netanyahu to finally fulfill pledge to construct new town for them so they can end their state of homelessness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2017, 10:35 PM

Amona residents: The promises are disappearing into oblivion

Amona residents call on Jewish Home ministers to exert pressure on PM to enable a start building the community he promised them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 2:48 PM

'Netanyahu will not build any new settlements'

Hevron activist says PM will find excuses not to build new town approved by Cabinet for Amona residents. 'PM is persecuting settlers.'Eliran Aharon, 4/2/2017, 7:53 PM

'We'll know what the Cabinet decided when we see what they do'

YESHA Council member says Cabinet ended building freeze but limited permissible building.Hezki Baruch, 4/2/2017, 2:17 PM

Jordan condemns decision to build new Jewish town

Jordanian government condemns Israel's decision to build while fanning flames of terror and extremism.Dalit Halevi, 4/1/2017, 11:35 PM

UN 'disappointed and alarmed' by approval of new town

UN says government decision to establish new town for former residents of Amona 'threatens peace and undermines the two-state solution.'Tal Polon, 3/31/2017, 11:25 AM

Trump accepts new Jewish town

Trump Administration gives ok to new town for Amona residents on grounds that PM Netanyahu made promise to residents prior to meeting Trump.Gary Willig, 3/31/2017, 10:02 AM

PA and Peace Now condemn new town for Amona residents

Palestinian officials and radical leftists condemn security cabinet's unanimous approval of new town for former residents of Amona.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 3/31/2017, 9:32 AM

Amona residents welcome new community

Amona residents praise Netanyahu for withstanding pressure, approving new community in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 11:23 PM

Cabinet approves establishment of new Jewish town in Samaria

Security Cabinet votes unanimously to approve construction of replacement town in Samaria for Amona evictees.David Rosenberg, 3/30/2017, 10:48 PM

Netanyahu: I will keep my promise to Amona residents

PM relates to obligation to rebuild Amona, as March 31 deadline approaches. Tonight, cabinet convenes to discuss future building in Yesha.Uzi Baruch, 3/30/2017, 1:51 PM

'The US is closer than ever to moving embassy to Jerusalem'

Likud MK says US embassy move will prompt other countries to relocate their embassies; says PM will keep his promise to Amona residents.Ido Ben Porat, 3/28/2017, 8:04 AM

'If no decision is made, we'll act'

Binyamin Region Council Head Avi Roeh says Israeli government needs to keep its promises, or Council will be forced to step in.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 10:44 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

'I will do all I can so that obligations are fulfilled'

Likud Minister Zeev Elkin visits Amona evictees, promises to act towards the establishment of replacement community promised by PM.Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2017, 10:14 AM

Netanyahu on Amona: I made a promise, and I will keep it

PM tells frustrated residents of Amona he has not forgotten his promise to build a new community for them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 10:31 PM

'They celebrate while we cry'

Amona residents protest outside coalition celebration over the failure to establish a new town for them and end their homelessness.Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2017, 9:25 PM

'If Netanyahu won't build our town, we'll do it ourselves'

Amona evictees say replacement town promised by PM will be built, one way or another.Orly Harari, 3/15/2017, 10:29 AM

'Netanyahu remained true to his word to Amona evictees'

Sources close to Prime Minister say Netanyahu pushed replacement town in Samaria during talks with Trump's special envoy, Jason Greenblatt.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2017, 10:05 PM

'We won't settle for anything less than a new town'

Hunger-striking protesters demand Netanyahu keep his word to build new town.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 3/13/2017, 12:08 PM

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt to meet with Netanyahu

As White House mulls Yesha policy, special envoy Greenblatt, Netanyahu to discuss planned replacement town in Samaria for Amona evictees.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2017, 7:59 AM

Netanyahu is the same as Tzipi Livni

Michael Ben-Ari, head of right-wing Jewish Strength party claims Netanyahu preparing for more evictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 7:19 PM

Bennett visits hunger striking Amona residents

Education Minister makes surprise visit to hunger striking residents to show support for their struggle to have new homes built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 4:59 PM

Jewish Home not waiting for Netanyahu

Agriculture Minister to transfer 70 million shekels for establishment of new town in Samaria for Amona evictees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 7:55 AM

Solution for Amona residents on the way?

Prime Minister acknowledges obligations to evicted former residents of Amona, says a solution will be found.Uzi Baruch, 3/5/2017, 4:56 PM

Bennett increases pressure on PM

Jewish Home leader calls on PM to fulfill promise to Amona residents to build a new town for them without delay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2017, 12:08 PM

'Building a new town is as necessary as eating'

Amona resident begins hunger strike until government fulfills promise to build new community for now-homeless families.Benny Toker, 3/2/2017, 7:39 PM

Justice Minister: Livni should be ashamed of herself

Justice Minister slams predecessor Tzipi Livni for unfair criticism, promises new Amona town will be built.Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2017, 2:49 PM

Will failure to resettle Amona residents cause coalition crisis?

National Union party leadership calls on its MKs to force government to fulfill promise to Amona residents or renounce coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 8:59 PM

'Amona residents forsaken'

Former Amona resident Tamar Nizri afraid of future facing residents, 'We expect PM to fulfill promise, but confidence shaken.'Benny Toker, 2/21/2017, 8:37 PM

'I will contend for PM after Netanyahu - and I will win'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz wants to succeed Netanyahu, says he will 'preserve eternal nature of Jewish nation.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2017, 3:26 PM

Amona residents skeptical about PM's commitment to them

Amona residents welcome statements that PM would not renege on promise to establish new town, say they'd had enough disappointments.Ido Ben Porat, 2/20/2017, 9:12 PM

'PM will not renege on Amona commitment'

Officials in Prime Minister's office declare Monday no intention to renege on commitment given to Amona residents.Ido Ben Porat, 2/20/2017, 6:21 PM

Ofra residents to court: Seal off our homes, don't destroy them

Residents of neighborhood slated for demolition say Regulation Law could normalize their homes, asks they be sealed, not destroyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 2:31 PM

'We might not be able to keep our promises on Amona'

Netanyahu confidant says Prime Minister knows he may not be able to keep promises to Amona residents, construct new town in Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 2/20/2017, 7:56 AM

Amona residents protest outside government offices

Amona residents hold protest in Jerusalem, ministers promise to push Netanyahu to keep promise to build new town.Hezki Baruch, 2/19/2017, 11:15 AM

Amona: We live in substandard conditions

Amona residents say current living conditions are substandard, demand government provide answers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2017, 8:59 PM

Netanyahu: 'We have a joint mechanism' on construction

Returning from Washington, Netanyahu refuses to address report that he's backing down from new community to replace Amona.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/17/2017, 9:37 PM

Bennett to Netanyahu: You have to keep your promises

Prime Minister reportedly 'reconsidering' agreement to build new town for Amona expellees after meeting with Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2017, 11:43 AM