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

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