'Liberman's anti-terror plan will hurt Yesha Jews'

Prominent MKs write to Defense Minister saying his plan to combat terror in Judea and Samaria leaves Jewish residents out in the cold.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2016, 12:06 PM

Gush Etzion head welcomes additional budget

Davidi Perl says government decision on additional budget to Judea and Samaria is the right thing to do.Eliran Aharon, 6/20/2016, 4:16 AM

Protest in Judea: 'Keep Arabs off our roads'

Hundreds block central highway in march, demanding return of deterrence and that government launch 'all-out war' on terror.Eliran Aharon, 3/15/2016, 8:07 PM

'Let 1,000 mothers of terrorists cry and not one of ours'

Ex-ISA head MK Dichter takes tour of Gush Etzion, warns Israel 'too often considers the Palestinians, too little does what is right for us.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2016, 5:20 PM

'Government's warped approach to terror is killing us'

Gush Etzion regional head tells Arutz Sheva at attack scene the state is not utilizing 'all of the tools,' enumerates what those tools are.Eliran Aharon, 2/24/2016, 2:20 PM

Defying terror, stabbed jogger runs again

Continuing from where he was attacked this week, Tomer Ditor joins run in Gush Etzion, as regional head 'gives thanks for the miracle.'Reut Hadar, 2/12/2016, 11:31 AM

Hotovely visits Gush Etzion: We are here to stay

Gush Etzion mayor thanks Deputy FM for her visit, says it is a 'positive start' to advancing Israeli sovereignty in Judea-Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM

Gush Etzion welcomes Beit Braha expansion

Defense Minister Ya'alon gives official permit bringing the buildings under the auspices of Gush Etzion.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/6/2016, 9:02 AM

Gush Etzion to be revamped for security

In wake of attacks, Transportation Minister announces plans to improve road security have been completed, work to start soon.Hezki Baruch, 11/23/2015, 1:13 PM

Gush Etzion leader: Time for Defensive Shield II

Davidi Perl, Head of Etzion Bloc Regional Council, says IDF has to enter villages, 'turn over every rock.'Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2015, 4:40 PM

IDF prepares new war on terror in Judea

After Gush Etzion stabbing IDF and regional leaders hold situation appraisal, decide on new measures to fight terror 'more significantly.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/28/2015, 8:15 PM

'They're trying to get us used to knife attacks'

Gush Etzion head demands government move 'from defense to attack,' while Liberman warns government accepting stabbings like Gaza rockets.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2015, 5:27 PM

Yaalon Won't Raze Etzion Bloc Memorial Reserve

Contrary to earlier fears, Minister of Defense wants to legalize Oz Vegaon, not tear it down., 9/2/2015, 9:33 AM

Three Days of Arab Arson 'Terror' in Judea Forest

Gush Etzion forest set on fire next to towns for three days running, regional head calls to recognize the 'terror attacks.'Ido Ben-Porat, 6/11/2015, 8:46 PM

Mourning 'One of the Greatest Rabbis in Our Generation'

Politicians, including former students, eulogize leading religious Zionist Rabbi Lichtenstein.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 10:52 AM

Etzion Bloc Head: Shin Bet 'Accident' Claim a Cover-up

Davidi Perl says security sources' claim that the soldiers were not intentionally run over is bogus.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2014, 6:56 PM

'There's No Doubt We're in the Midst of a Third Intifada'

Davidi Perl, head of the Gush Etzion Regional Council, calls on the government to fight terrorism in wake of second attack.Benny Moshe and Ben Ariel, 11/6/2014, 12:12 AM

'The IDF is Breaching Promises to Build in Gush Etzion'

Gush Etzion regional head Davidi Perl points the finger at Civil Administration for not acting on old approvals by Ehud Barak.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2014, 8:55 PM

'We Must Keep Building'

Ground-breaking for permanent buildings of murdered teens' yeshiva emphasizes importance of building in Judea and Samaria, leaders say.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 9:18 AM

MKs Support Gush Etzion Building Projects at Outpost Event

Ofir Akunis, Eli Yishai, regional leaders flock to support construction in Judea- Samaria; say Israel will prevail over building freeze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014, 2:50 PM

Diplomats Try to Defend 'Separating' Gush Etzion

Jerusalem sources try to placate residents, as local leaders argue dated plan is ineffective - and costs 300 million shekels.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 10:50 AM

Knesset to Vote on Leaving Gush Etzion 'Outside' Barrier

Security barrier path splitting Judea region up for vote; local leaders slam 2006 proposal as disconnected from reality.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/18/2014, 7:27 PM

Judea Samaria Leaders Slam Netanyahu's 'Systematic' Freeze

Regional heads vow a large public campaign if PM doesn't stop de facto building freeze, nipping in the bud all local development.Ari Yashar, 9/2/2014, 9:02 AM

Abbas: State Land Designation in Gush Etzion Ruins Peace

Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas is livid over the government's designating new land in Gush Etzion as state land.Moshe Cohen, 8/31/2014, 9:04 PM

Embracing the Families Left Behind

Gush Etzion Regional Council reaches out to families affected by Gaza operation.Sarah Leah Lawent, 7/25/2014, 1:16 AM

Ministers: Examine Possibility of Gush Etzion Annexation

At a meeting of the security cabinet Monday, ministers discussed an immediate annexation of Gush Etzion.Yaakov Levi, 6/3/2014, 1:15 AM

Congressmen See Ancient Jewish History in Judea

US Congressmen Harris and DeSantis learn of 'thousands of years of Jewish history' in Gush Etzion, say US media misses reality.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 7:10 PM

Council: Gush Etzion a Big Hit on Chol Hamoed

A record breaking number of people visited Gush Etzion Wednesday, the first day of Chol Hamoed Pesach.Moshe Cohen, 4/17/2014, 10:27 AM

Thousands of Teenagers March in Gush Etzion

Demonstration, presentation on the IDF's role in the region draws thousands of high school students to learn about Gush Etzion's history.Hezki Baruch, 4/1/2014, 10:53 AM

Wife of Knesset Speaker Edelstein Passes Away

Tatiana Edelstein, aliyah activist, Hebrew teacher and engineer, passes away at 63 from serious illness.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 9:33 AM

Teach the Story of the 'Lamed Hey,' Education Minister Told

Gush Etzion council head asked Education Minister Shai Piron to include the history of the Lamed Hey fighters in school curricula.David Lev, 1/5/2014, 5:00 PM

Perl Warns: Bulletproof Buses are ‘Death Traps’

Gush Etzion leader concerned that bulletproof buses used in Judea and Samaria are ‘death traps’ in case of an accident.Maayana Miskin, 10/20/2013, 3:31 PM

Minister: 1,000 New Homes to be Built in Judea

Gevaot neighborhood at Etzion Bloc's Alon Shvut to be enlarged by 1,000 units.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 11:05 PM

Judean Jews: 'We won't be Cannon Fodder'

Leaders in Judea plan emergency gathering at El Hader junction Friday as Arab chutzpah mounts. Girls injured in latest rock attack.Gil Ronen, 5/23/2013, 5:42 PM

Yesha Leaders: Likud, Stop Attacking Bayit Yehudi

Samaria's Mesika, Gush Etzion's Perl, ask Netanyahu to stop negative campaign against rabbis.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2013, 7:50 PM

Gush Etzion Getting New Schools, Community Centers

Development of Gush Etzion is continuing apace, as five new educational institutions are set to open in the area in the coming daysDavid Lev, 11/25/2012, 6:27 PM

Six Arabs Wounded in Firebomb Attack

Two are in moderate to serious condition after firebomb is thrown at a taxi. Not clear who threw it.Gil Ronen, 8/16/2012, 7:59 PM

IDF Arrests Arab, Leftist Attackers in Judea

Dozens of Arabs, leftists attacked soldiers outside Tekoa, in the fourth such incident this month.Gil Ronen, 5/30/2012, 8:50 PM

Davidi Perl Wins Gush Etzion Elections

Davidi Perl wins 52.6% of votes in Gush Etzion Regional Authority elections, will serve as head for 18 months.Elad Benari, 2/15/2012, 1:13 AM