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

New industrial zone in western Samaria

Samaria Regional Council Head: 'Historic move that is expected to change the face of settlement in Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 10:12 PM

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Transportation Minister Katz approves extension of train line connecting central Israel to Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 5/31/2018, 10:21 AM

Secret night renovation at Joseph's Tomb

Shomron Regional Council renovates Joseph's Tomb in Shechem under cover of night. 'Privilege to preserve historic places of Jewish people.'Mordechai Sones, 5/3/2018, 12:26 PM

Dangerous Samaria road construction thwarted

Arabs from Hares near Ariel attempt paving road from village to Revava-Yakir road.Mordechai Sones, 4/29/2018, 11:46 AM

'Where was B'Tselem when they tried to burn Jews?'

B'Tselem films soldiers firing at rioters at checkpoint set up after firebombs thrown at Jewish family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2018, 4:15 PM

Native American Chief visits Samaria: 'A great honor'

Native American Chief Joseph RiverWind and his wife Laralyn tour Samaria, say return of Jews to their homeland gives Native Americans hope.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 10:31 PM

'We embrace our soldiers in the Samaria Brigade'

Head of Samaria Council meets with soldiers involved in confrontation with Jewish youth on Saturday.Eliran Aharon, 4/17/2018, 4:10 PM

Watch: Samaria children gather for mass singing event

Some 600 children from Samaria gather near town of Nofim to sing a song of hope ahead of Israel's 70th Independence Day.Reut Hadar, 4/17/2018, 8:07 AM

5000 Jews pray at gravesite of Joshua bin Nun

For the first time, IDF allows Jews to enter the site during the early evening hours.Ido Ben Porat, 4/11/2018, 8:31 AM

About 1,000 worship at Joseph's Tomb

Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem this evening under heavy security.Mordechai Sones, 4/5/2018, 11:36 AM

Watch: Caleb's tomb vandalized with swastikas

Swastikas found on tomb of biblical figure in PA-controlled village in Samaria. 'The government must condemn this.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2018, 11:45 AM

'Jewish settlement has been taken hostage'

Samaria Council head demands PM and FM stop Civil Administration sanctions. 'Schools won't open in time.'Mordechai Sones, 3/21/2018, 3:39 PM

Samaria's Norwegian ally

Norwegian party chairman tours Samaria, meets with council head: 'Contrary to popular belief, many in Norway support Judea and Samaria.'Mordechai Sones, 3/20/2018, 6:35 PM

Hamas threatens head of Samaria Council

Police increase security around Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan, after Hamas publishes video showing his home. 'Threats won't break us.'Ido Ben Porat, 3/18/2018, 2:14 PM

'Why is AIPAC pushing Palestinian statehood?'

Samaria leader hits pro-Israel lobby group for giving false impression of Israel's positions to members of Congress, Trump administration.David Rosenberg, 3/5/2018, 8:58 AM

Likud minister visits Joseph's Tomb

Social Equality Minister Gamliel visits Joseph's Tomb, says the site 'gives all of us great strength.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/28/2018, 9:56 AM

'The Palestinians live a good life in Samaria'

MK Sharren Haskel tours Samaria with Swedish officials who admit: This is not the picture we are getting in Sweden.Hezki Baruch, 2/23/2018, 4:42 AM

'Everyone loved his gentle smile, good heart, and love of life'

Hundreds participate in funeral of Golani Brigade fighter Staff Sergeant Shilo Siman Tov, who was killed in accident on Highway 6.Mordechai Sones, 2/20/2018, 10:30 PM

Opposition head: Terror attack was 'despicable murder'

Opposition head Yitzhak Herzog pays condolence visit to family of terror victim Itamar Ben Gal, says murderer should be 'duly punished.'Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2018, 12:57 PM

Economy Minister: Victory means building in Samaria

Economy Minister pays condolences to terror victim's family, says response to terror needs to be unity and building in Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2018, 11:02 AM

'The answer to terror - 800 housing units for Har Bracha'

'Goal is for enemies to know price of murder: Nation of Israel will thrive and State of Israel will increase building in this place.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 2/8/2018, 12:02 PM

'Our hearts are broken - but our spirit is strong'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan eulogizes terror victim Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal; calls on PM to expand Har Bracha into a city.Eliran Aharon-Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 9:26 PM

'The PM should announce a new Samaria community this morning'

Shomron Council head commends elimination of head of terror cell that murdered Rabbi Shevach. 'Simply catching the terrorist not enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2018, 8:43 AM

Refusal to recognize terror victim's town 'unbelievable'

Havat Gilad founder, Samaria Council Head, respond to government's decision not to approve town after terror attack.Ido Ben Porat, 1/27/2018, 9:04 PM

Arabs rampaging on roads, traffic police 'nowhere to be seen'

Arab driver killed in accident drove at breakneck speed, hit banister, blocked Lipnik family's path. Samaria Council head demands answers.Mordechai Sones, 1/24/2018, 2:38 PM

Left-wing singer recalls 'moving' visit to Samaria

Singer Achinoam Nini recounts visit with residents of Samaria hours before deadly terror attackArutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 8:16 PM

'We don't want revenge - we want revival'

President arrives to console mourners, hears from bereaved father and widow who demand he recommend normalization of Havat Gilad.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2018, 2:27 PM

'Why did someone need to die for us to get electricity?'

Widow of rabbi gunned down in Tuesday's gruesome terror attack demands that government retroactively recognize community.Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 10:21 PM

'My heart is broken'

Culture Minister consoles family of Samaria rabbi gunned down in terror shooting. 'You deserve the same rights as all Israelis.'Mordechai Sones, 1/11/2018, 2:48 PM

Terror victim to be buried at Havat Gilad

Terror widow calls on 'all of Israel' to join funeral, announces murdered husband will be buried in his hometown. Funeral begins at 1:00p.m.Uzi Baruch, 1/10/2018, 7:52 AM

'We embrace the family and the orphans'

Shomron Regional Council head: I call on the Israeli government to stop detaining security elements that are meant to save lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2018, 11:15 PM

Shomron Council plans to beef up security with dogs

'I've seen real life-saving activities here, using means that aren't even available in the IDF.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 1:08 PM

Arabs riot near Joseph's Tomb

Arabs call for the destruction of Joseph's Tomb, Samaria Regional Council Head Dagan demands IDF protect the site.Uzi Baruch, 12/16/2017, 9:50 PM

Construction in Samaria town: 'Realization of a dream'

Community of Bruchin undertakes project to become 'pearl of Samaria' after 18 years of bureaucratic red-tape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 9:06 PM

'They threatened to kill us'

Children who were attacked by Arab mob during bar mitzvah hike speak about the harrowing experience, say the Arabs threatened to kill them.Yoni Kempinski, 12/10/2017, 12:24 AM

'We aren't afraid to travel anywhere in our country'

Agriculture Minister joins children on visit to site where Arab lynch mob attacked them while on Bar Mitzvah hike.Yoni Kempinski, 12/8/2017, 10:55 AM

Joseph's Tomb vandalized

IDF soldiers entering Joseph's Tomb in Shechem discover local Arabs broke windows, light fixtures, and more.Ido Ben Porat, 12/7/2017, 11:17 AM

250 rabbis to Trump: Be strong and have courage

Samaria Council head gives White House letter expressing leading rabbis' support for declaration on J'lem. 'You will be remembered forever.'Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 9:04 PM

IDF training culminates with Joseph's Tomb prayer: 'I trembled'

Reservists from Samaria conclude training with prayer at Joseph's Tomb. 'We sang Hatikvah anthem at military ceremony in heart of Shechem.'Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 11:42 AM

Sports Betting Council doesn't view Samaria as part of Israel

'Dear customer, the Winner app is available only within the borders of the State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 11/12/2017, 12:36 PM

Samaria town recognized - 26 years after its establishment

Families in Rehelim will finally be permitted to build permanent homes to replace caravans placed there 26 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 4:02 PM

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

Wife of terror victim collapses, is taken to hospital on third day of hunger strike against failure to provide security in Judea and SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 4:20 PM

'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'

Hunger strikers in front of PMs house unwilling to make do with PMs promise: 'Demand decision with budgetary clause'.Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 8:51 PM

Bereaved families break up Finance Committee meeting

Bereaved families and hunger strike leaders break up Finance Committee meeting: 'We don't want to wait for next disaster.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 3:51 PM

Bereaved families announce hunger strike

Bereaved families slam PM Netanyahu's indifference, promise hunger strike until budget for safety measures in Judea, Samaria, is approved.Eliran Aharon, Chana Roberts, 11/4/2017, 11:27 PM