Tens of thousands celebrate Pesach in Samaria

Despite weather, tourists arrive to area sites: 'Exciting to see guests from Israel and around world explore entire Shomron on foot.'Mordechai Sones, 4/12/2017, 7:27 PM

'Jewish freedom in the Land of Israel'

After trips to tomb repeatedly blocked, hundreds visit burial site of biblical figure inside Palestinian Authority-controlled city.Ido Ben Porat, 4/4/2017, 11:12 AM

PM moved by terror victim's speech

PM says he was moved by speech given by 14 year old terror victim at European Parliament yesterday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 8:38 PM

'Trump may condemn Israel at some point - and that's ok'

Samaria Regional Council head says Trump Administration may condemn 'settlements', but will be much friendlier to Israel.Shimon Cohen, 3/19/2017, 5:07 PM

US Middle East envoy meets with Judea and Samaria leaders

American envoy Jason Greenblatt met today with Yesha Council leaders Yossi Dagan and Oded Revivi.Uzi Baruch, 3/16/2017, 1:02 PM

Quarter-million shekels earmarked for Samaria youth advancement

Agreement between Regional Council and Social Equality Ministry to establish youth development forum and various regional cultural events.Mordechai Sones, 3/2/2017, 6:53 PM

'Anne Frank Center should not attack defender of Israel'

Samaria Regional Council head asks how Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect can accuse Trump of 'encouraging anti-Semitism' and not UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 9:07 PM

Zionist Union MK: Important to maintain settlement blocs

MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin (Zionist Union) visits Samarian Barkan industrial zone, denounces boycott against products of Judea, Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 2/20/2017, 8:18 PM

End to commercial discrimination in Judea and Samaria?

Knesset plenum affirms bill preventing commercial discrimination against residents of periphery, Judea, and Samaria.Hezky Baruch, 2/20/2017, 7:20 PM

'Historic opportunity for a building bonanza'

Head of Shomron Council urges PM to announce massive Judea Samaria construction, initiate sovereignty; says Palestinian state off agenda.Benny Toker, 2/16/2017, 10:35 PM

'Sovereignty will improve Israel's economy'

Samaria Regional Council Head says applying sovereignty will improve Israel's economy, demographics - even if leftists say otherwise.Yoni Kempinski, 2/13/2017, 8:21 AM

'Israel's enemies are celebrating'

Samaria Regional Council Head Yossi Dagan in Amona calls on PM to end the humiliation: 'Israel's enemies celebrate the evacuation.'Benny Tucker, 2/1/2017, 3:54 PM

Bill to repeal disengagement from northern Samaria submitted

Jewish Home faction leader submits bill to repeal prohibition on Jews entering areas of Samaria residents were expelled from in 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 8:58 PM

Trump aide says administration favors Judea and Samaria

Trump aide tells Samaria Council head thatadministration looks to open new page in US-Israel relations, including on Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 10:50 PM

Samaria Regional Council Head: We won't miss this opportunity

Yossi Dagan speaks to Arutz Sheva in Washington, D.C., says Netanyahu needs to keep promises, build in Judea and Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, Eliran Aharon, 1/22/2017, 10:59 AM

Republican Congressman: Trump will support the Israeli people

Republican Congressman tells Israeli delegation to Trump inauguration that President-elect will not repeat Obama's mistakes on Israel.Gary Willig, 1/19/2017, 5:25 PM

Trump Cabinet candidate: I look forward to visiting settlements

Trump associate who invited Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan to Trump inauguration sends warm message to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 1/17/2017, 6:55 PM

Samaria residents protest opening of road after terror attacks

Residents of Samaria town protest opening of road which has been the site of terror attacks to Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 11:04 PM

Samaria Council Head: We hope for true friendship with America

Samaria Regional Council Head hopes Trump will form true friendship with Israel and not force Israel to surrender vital interests.Eliran Aharon, 1/15/2017, 9:31 AM

Labour MP visiting Samaria opposes boycotts

British MP Ian Austin visiting Samaria criticizes European boycotts, UN Resolution: 'Alarming decision that does not promote peace.'Mordechai Sones, 1/12/2017, 12:37 PM

Illegal Arab outpost still standing after 8 years

Regavim petitions Supreme Court to demolish illegal Arab building on state land which remains intact 8 years after construction.Ido Ben Porat, 12/15/2016, 2:15 PM

'Why on earth did Netanyahu offer Trump a Palestinian state?'

Samarian Regional Council chief Yossi Dagan blasts Prime Minister's comments on 60 Minutes requesting Trump's help for two-state solution.Ido Ben Porat, 12/13/2016, 11:44 AM

'We are all Amona'

Rally in support of Amona will take place next Tuesday at Paris Square in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 10:38 PM

'Don't let Trump be more pro-Israel than Israel's government'

Samaria Regional Council head believes Trump will welcome Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria - if the government is willing to build.Benny Toker, 11/10/2016, 7:31 PM

Thousands of children in Samaria voluntarily learn to pray

Between 2,000 and 3,000 children in Samaria participated in project to learn to pray the afternoon and evening prayers this past summer.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 12:37 PM

Massive Selichot service - in Shechem

1,200 people attend Selichot services at Joseph's Tomb on the anniversary of the day the government abandoned the holy site.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016, 11:01 AM

Palestinian woman armed with knife arrested

A young Palestinian woman was walking toward the town of Itamar with a knife and dropped it when she spotted security personnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 1:55 PM

Samaria businessmen check out the French boycott

Delegation travels to Paris to see how BDS threats are playing out, makes advances in business cooperation.Yoni Kempinski, 3/25/2016, 9:14 AM

Watch: Reading Megillah at Yehoshua bin Nun's grave

Dozens gather at grave for Purim. 'He was first settler, first Israeli Chief of Staff. We are proud to follow in his path.'Orli Harari, 3/24/2016, 8:04 AM

Government ignores illegal Arab building to destroy Jewish home

Civil Administration destroys Harel family farm, near Elon Moreh. Local residents: Arabs build illegally here, but government ignores it.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/21/2016, 12:57 PM

MK Ohana: Peace will come when Arabs accept we're here to stay

MK Amir Ohana tours Samaria, points out that BDS wants to end actual coexistence.Rafael Levi, 3/21/2016, 10:49 AM

Samaria protest: Don't let Palestinians on our buses

In wake of terror attacks taking advantage of access to Israeli transport, residents demand answers for their security.Yoni Kempinski, 3/20/2016, 9:30 PM

'There is no policy to stop the terror'

Samaria regional head condemns gov't, security apparatus for speaking about breaches for a day and then forgetting them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 11:28 AM

'No nation gives up on its homeland'

In Samaria tour of illegal Arab construction adjacent to Jewish towns, Minister Akunis vows 'a Palestinian state won't be established here.'Ari Yashar, Yoni Kempinski, 2/23/2016, 6:18 PM

'My dear Adelle, the pain is too great to bear'

One year since infant terror victim's tragic death, mother and regional head vow to establish town in her memory at site of attack.Yoni Kempinski, 2/7/2016, 8:45 PM

Play area dedicated to infant terror victim Adelle Biton

Bereaved mother inaugurates new play pen in memory of 4-year-old murdered in rock terror attack, days before one-year memorial.Yoni Kempinski, 2/3/2016, 11:02 AM

'America has joined the anti-Semitic campaign against Israel'

Samaria regional head says US Customs 'reissued' law to mark Judea-Samaria products differently for a decidedly sinister reason.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2016, 11:55 AM

Samaria Council head urges French Jews to move to Israel

Yossi Dagan tells French Jews that in light of anti-Semitism in France they should move to Samaria.Raphael Poch, 1/28/2016, 2:15 PM

After 35 years: Samaria town finally approved

Yakir celebrates its 35th anniversary, along with government approval for its planning scheme at long last.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/26/2016, 12:56 PM

IDF agrees to close shooting road to Arabs - partially

After week of protests following reopening of Avnei Hefetz access road where couple was shot, IDF agrees to limit access for Arab drivers.Orli Harari, 1/1/2016, 8:36 AM

IDF reopens shooting road to Arabs, Jews block it

Samaria residents protest 'cheapening of life' as access road to Jewish town reopened to Arabs, 2 weeks after couple shot by terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2015, 9:32 PM

The solution to Israel's housing problem: Samaria

With 93% of Judea and Samaria unpopulated by either Jew or Arab, the potential exists to solve Israel's housing crisis.Raphael Poch, 12/21/2015, 10:11 PM

'The EU has loyal friends in Israel who boycott Jews'

Deputy FM Hotovely, MK Hazan and Samaria council head slam Israeli editors of 'Guide to Israeli Wine' for boycott of Judea-Samaria.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2015, 8:22 AM

Only after 'blood spilled' is Samaria road closed to Arabs

Samaria mayor Yossi Dagan slams defense echelon for bowing to int'l pressure and blocking roads to Arab motorists only after terror attacks.Menachem Schwartz, 12/10/2015, 2:48 PM

'No logic in giving PA further control in Judea-Samaria'

Furious ministers demand answers after reports surface of plans to transfer land from Area C in Judea-Samaria to Palestinian Authority.Cynthia Blank, 11/29/2015, 10:12 AM

Shomron Council head: Stop plans to give land to Palestinians

Shomron Regional Council head Yossi Dagan is joined by Likud ministers in demanding to stop plans to transfer land in Area C to the PA.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2015, 5:23 AM

'A great revival of Israel': Joseph's Tomb restored

Two weeks after Arab rioters burned it down, tomb of Biblical figure restored in overnight operation in Samaria fixing the PA's 'barbarity.'Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2015, 8:05 AM

Italian Jews in Samaria: Boycott is against all Jews

Jewish representatives visit family of murdered couple and Knesset, in trip to learn more about the 'hypocrites' who boycott Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2015, 7:58 AM

Yitzhar Infiltration Made Possible by Arab 'Harvesters'

Samaria head says thwarted infiltration attack is a steep escalation in terror, warns 'olive harvesters' likely provided intel.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2015, 9:13 AM

'The PA Acts Just Like ISIS'

Official delegation led by Sephardic Chief Rabbi assesses damage to Joseph's Tomb, finds 'the PA was involved.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/19/2015, 7:53 AM

'Remove Uniformed Terrorists from Joseph's Tomb'

Samaria Regional Council head opposes uncoordinated visits to Joseph's Tomb but says holy site must return to IDF's control.Ido Ben Porat, 10/18/2015, 11:19 AM

Wife of Shomron Council Head Wounded in Accident Caused by Rocks

Wife of Yossi Dagan and their three children lightly wounded in a car accident caused after the car was pelted by rocks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/9/2015, 8:52 PM

Judea-Samaria Heads: Netanyahu Gave Us No Answers

Regional council heads complain after meeting with PM that he refused demands of the public in folding to Obama's pressure not to build.Yoni Kempinski, 10/7/2015, 7:30 AM

Knesset Speaker at PM's Residence: We Feel Like Suckers

Edelstein visits protest tent, saying he expects government to crush terror. Region head demands: 'we want sovereignty in Judea-Samaria.'Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 3:36 PM

Thousands Protest Terror in Front of Prime Minister's Residence

Likud ministers join the crowd as the masses say 'enough!' to terror.Hezki Baruch, 10/5/2015, 10:58 PM

Likud MK: No Difference Between Judea-Samaria and Tel Aviv

MK Nava Boker tells Samaria mayor that building in region must be carried out 'uniformly and continuously' regardless of terror.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/4/2015, 2:54 PM

Jerusalem Protests Demand PM Stop 'Abandoning Jewish Blood'

Hundreds of protesters chant 'the people demand revenge,' as Samaria head calls on all to join his protest tent in front of PM Residence.Yoni Kempinski, 10/4/2015, 12:10 AM