Thousands of worshipers visit Joshua's Tomb

Thousands participate in year's largest army-protected entrance to tomb of Joshua Bin Nun in Samaria at night.Ido Ben Porat, 5/1/2019, 5:03 PM

Will the Evangelicals preserve the settlements?

Samaria Regional Council head interviewed by Christian-Republican TBN to mobilize public opinion against handing over land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 10:36 PM

Key Trump ally urges president to drop 'land for peace' formula

President of Family Research Center Tony Perkins, a key Trump ally in Evangelical community, urges Trump not to impose settlement freeze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 12:04 PM

Samaria council head publishes fake April Fools headline

Samaria Regional Council posts 'good news' McDonald's will open branch in Samaria on April Fool's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 4:25 PM

Watch: Settler leader gives Bible course in US Congress

Samaria Regional Council chief Yossi Dagan leads Bible study group with wives of Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill.Ido Ben Porat, 3/22/2019, 10:03 AM

The Christian Senator asked for a mezuzah

Senator Mike Lee, who is close to the administration, asked the head of the Shomron Council to affix a mezuzah at the door of his office.Nitsan Keidar, 3/20/2019, 11:22 PM

Bringing the story of Judea and Samaria to US lawmakers

Samaria delegation meets with Congress members, evangelical leaders, to discuss how to prevent peace plan from harming Jewish settlements.Ido Ben Porat, Washington, 3/15/2019, 9:02 AM

Cooperation between children of Samaria and children of New York

Shomron Council head renews twin city alliance with Hempstead municipality, initiates cooperation between Samaria and NY schools.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2019, 5:24 PM

'We will not be fourth-class citizens'

Samaria Regional Council head slams policy allowing MDA to threaten to close ambulance stations in Judea and Samaria every year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 6:36 PM

'Trump plan could bring down Netanyahu'

Shomron Council head calls Jared Kushner's attempt to propose new borders for Israel unacceptable. 'Public opposes.'Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 9:01 PM

'Right-wing parties could unite today'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan says differences between right-wing parties are small, egos cannot cause left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 5:44 PM

'A second Oslo may be just around the corner'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan warns that failure to unite the small right-wing parties may place Israel's left in power, lead to a second Oslo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 8:21 PM

'There's an outline, sign now'

Shomron Council head calls on Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich to unite immediately and join Otzma party.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2019, 1:51 AM

'Public must pressure right-wing parties to unite'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan warns battle of egos between right-wing leaders could lead to repeat of 'Oslo disaster'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 3:30 PM

Lod Mayor: 'Remember the tears after 1992 elections loss'

Lod Mayor and Shomron Council head call to unite small Right parties: 'Overcome differences to prevent rise of leftist government.'Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2019, 7:47 PM

'Serious mistake if the right loses power'

Samaria Council head calls on religious Zionist rabbis to push 5 right-wing parties to unite, as polls indicate none will pass threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 10:39 AM

Dagan: Right must unite to prevent Oslo 2

Samaria Regional Council head says if right0-wing parties in danger of not reaching the Knesset do not unite the left could seize power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 6:11 PM

Arab killed after lynch attempt was convicted terrorist

'This was a Hamas terrorist, and the entire village is a Hamas village in which arrests are carried out almost every night.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 2:54 PM

Roseanne Barr visits Samaria, lauds settlers

"The Jews living in Samaria are Israel's front line," says comedian/actress Roseanne Barr as she kicks off anti-BDS campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2019, 2:39 PM

Foreign journalists attack, Dagan stands his ground

Samaria Regional Council brings foreign journalists on tour of Samaria. 'No nation is as connected to its homeland as the Jews to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 3:43 PM

Rabbi Levanon steps down as chief rabbi of Elon Moreh

Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, 69, will continue serving as Samaria Regional Council rabbi. 'Top leader of renewed Jewish settlement.'Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2019, 11:51 AM

Akunis: A Palestinian state would be a 'catastrophe'

Science and Technology Minister visits Samaria: If you want to see tunnels leading to Kfar Saba and Ra'anana - support a Palestinian state.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2019, 5:44 AM

Hundreds of Israelis visit 'Tomb of the Seventy' deep in Samaria

450 Israelis visit Hill of Pinchas in Palestinian Authority village in Samaria, believed to be burial place of biblical figures.Orly Harari, 1/11/2019, 8:32 AM

Senior Islamic figures visit Samaria

Prominent Egyptian Sheikh meets Samaria council leader. 'If we live by the values of the Koran and the Torah we can live in peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 5:06 PM

PA tries to prevent construction of security fence

Arabs of illegal village enter area of Jewish town of Shaked hours after High Court rejects petition against building of security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 5:09 PM

'Judea, Samaria residents will no longer suffer water problems'

Energy Minister at new water drilling in Samaria with council head Yossi Dagan. 'Another stage in solving water supply to area residents.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 12:30 PM

'We won't compromise security for photo-op with Prime Minister'

Council heads boycott meeting with Netanyahu: 'To strengthen settlement requires real answers, actions on ground, not talk.'Eliran Aharon, 12/26/2018, 2:50 PM

'We are like ducks in a shooting range'

Heads of Binyamin and Samaria regional councils demand action following shooting at Ofra junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 11:26 PM

Samaria Council head meets with Airbnb VP in Samaria

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan hosts Airbnb Vice President Chris Lahnan in Samaria. 'Important step against the boycott.'Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 5:59 PM

Samaria Mayor to Livni: Why do you hate us?

Knesset committee meets in Ofra with local leaders; verbal confrontation between Samaria regional mayor and MK Livni.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2018, 3:46 PM

'Jewish blood is not cheap'

Amid escalating terrorism, leaders of Samaria, Binyamin, and Bet El call on public to join Thursday evening protest in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2018, 5:03 PM

'Civil Administration closes eyes to lapse'

Yossi Dagan attacks Civil Administration for allowing PA control in Area C. 'Such oversight tantamount to partnership in enemy action.'Mordechai Sones, 12/4/2018, 8:56 PM

'Bolsonaro's support for Judea and Samaria unequivocal'

South American Israel supporters tour Samaria, meet with local politicians. Leader close to Brazilian leader says embassy will be moved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 10:46 AM

Samaria Council elections: Overwhelming majority for Yossi Dagan

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan reelected by overwhelming majority of 81 percent: 'Goal - one million Samaria residents.'Uzi Baruch, 10/31/2018, 9:12 AM

'I fired at terrorist to neutralize him'

Investigation into Samaria attack shows terrorist knew he was identified by IDF force and drew knife, tried rushing soldiers and was shot.Uzi Baruch, 10/15/2018, 9:28 PM

Manhunt continues for terrorist who stabbed two in Samaria

IDF forces, Border Police, carrying out multiple raids in Shechem after terrorist who stabbed two earlier Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2018, 5:56 PM

Ze'evi: The great teacher in the struggle for the Land of Israel

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan arrives with son Yair-Rechavam to commemorate Gandhi on Mount Herzl.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2018, 10:26 AM

'There are no words to console a mother burying her daughter'

Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev pays shiva visit to family of woman murdered in Barkan, blames Abbas for inciting murder.Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2018, 5:40 PM

Hundreds pack Joshua's Tomb

Despite terror attack in Barkan, hundreds pray at tomb of the biblical Joshua in Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 10/8/2018, 11:00 AM

'We must hit them with all our might'

Head of Shomron Regional Council demands response following terrorist attack in the Barkan Industrial Zone.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2018, 1:07 AM

'Future of Israeli tourism is in Samaria'

Over 50,000 tourists visit tourist and nature sites in Samaria during holiday, many visitors from abroad.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2018, 8:30 PM

Chol Hamoed: 10,000 tour Samaria

Most popular sites this Chol Hamoed are Kana River and Country's Balcony in Peduel. 3,000 participate in Rechavam Ze'evi memorial.Mordechai Sones, 9/26/2018, 11:28 AM

Thousands visit Joseph's Tomb

Thousands of Jews visit Joseph's Tomb to mark the anniversary of the holy site's abandonment in 2000, and the murder of a Druze soldier.Uzi Baruch, 9/17/2018, 9:39 AM

'I smell the stench of appeasement in the air'

Israelis choke on smoke from Kalkilya's burning garbage – and pay for the privilege.Mordechai Sones, 9/16/2018, 4:24 PM

Why did EU Foreign Minister refuse to meet Yesha leaders?

EU Foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini ignores request to meet joint delegation of Jewish and Arab leaders from Judea and Samaria.Nitzan Keidar, Brussels, 9/4/2018, 9:27 PM

EU blasts Israel over Judea and Samaria construction

European Union says recent wave of approvals 'jeopardizes the prospect of a contiguous and viable future Palestinian state'.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 7:38 PM

1,000 new housing units approved for Judea and Samaria

About half of approved units to be built in Shomron Regional Council. Council head: 'Not enough.'Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 3:21 PM

PA hands over driver who killed Israeli woman

Arab driver who killed woman turned over to Israeli security forces. Family of victim says ramming was terror, not an accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 8:26 PM

'A terror attack for all intents and purposes'

Head of Samaria Regional Council convinced that ramming near Havat Gilad was a terrorist attack.Ido Ben Porat, 8/16/2018, 11:14 PM

1,000 visit grave of Biblical Prophet Joshua

Worshipers from all over Israel as well as the US and Canada pray at graves of biblical leaders of ancient Israel in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 7:42 AM

Incendiary kite lands in Samaria

Incendiary kite sent from Shechem lands near Samaria winery. Regional Council head says arson attempts 'likely to harm only Arab fields.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 12:24 PM

Samaria Council head stops Arab construction on Israeli land

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan intervenes when Arabs carry out illegal construction on land owned by Jewish town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 10:48 PM

Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council

Safed Chief Rabbi settles dispute between former, current leaders of Samaria Regional Council. 'Both are great men.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 9:24 PM

Parasitic disease outbreak in Samaria: Government must wake up

Dozens of residents ill, shortage of millions of shekels to protect settlements. Council head: Budget doesn't cover quarter of need.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 12:13 AM

Hundreds pray at tomb of Prophet Joshua

Jews pray under heavy security at tomb of biblical prophet who conquered the Land of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2018, 9:54 AM

Head of Samaria Council: Stop the unnecessary destruction

Council head calls on Defense Minister to stop demolitions of homes in Tapuah West which were transferred by residents to state land.Ido Ben Porat, 6/17/2018, 11:35 AM

Israel Dog Unit festive ceremony marks 18th anniversary

Deputy Defense Minister: 'The Unit is a shining symbol of volunteering for community and for people throughout country.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2018, 1:33 PM