Ofra residents protest near PM's office

Schools in Ofra launch strike over planned demolitions in community as residents protest in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, 9/27/2016, 10:34 AM

Israel 'quietly' adopting Levy Report to legalize outposts

Sources involved in drafting of Levy Report confirm report by leftwing NGO that Israel has begun to quietly implement some of its proposals.David Rosenberg, 4/10/2016, 1:29 PM

Shaked rules out adoption of historic Levy Report

Minister says report defining Israel's Judea-Samaria presence as legal is 'impossible' now, says region's law enforcement is unbiased.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/11/2016, 4:07 PM

Likud Minister Demands: Adopt Levy Report Now

Akunis visits protest tent in front of PM's Residence, demands end to construction freeze because building is a 'right, not a favor.'Ari Yashar, 10/7/2015, 1:02 PM

'Why Isn't the Right-Wing Govt. Adopting the Levy Report?'

Famed activist questions why right-wing coalition doesn't pass commissioned report legalizing Jewish 'settlement.'Benny Toker, 8/7/2015, 1:23 PM

Ha'am Itanu Party Will Demand Adoption of Levy Report

In response to demolition, Yishai's party promises to be right-wing anchor in government, demand end to destruction.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 2/17/2015, 3:50 PM

MK Mualem: Tel Aviv Attack a 'Wake-Up Call' for Peace Camp

MK Shuli Mualem calls on the government to approve the Levy Report in response to Palestinian Arab terrorism.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 1/22/2015, 12:15 AM

'I'm Sick of Netanyahu's Empty Building Declarations'

Nationalist Dr. Bacharach joins leftist criticism of state land declaration, calls for end to 'performances,' adoption of Levy report.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 10:18 AM

Senior Jurist Says Now is the Time to Adopt Levy Report

Alan Baker, former FM legal adviser and ambassador, says Oslo Accords are finished, time to declare sovereignty.Uzi Baruch, 5/30/2014, 8:26 AM

Judge Calls On Govt. To Adopt Levy Report Immediately

Uri Shtruzman insists only 'politics' preventing annexation of Judea and Samaria, says no legal basis for 'occupation' claim.Ari Yashar, 3/13/2014, 4:07 PM

Judge Edmond Levy Was 'Spot of Light in Darkness'

Eulogies from Israeli leaders praise Levy for report on Judea Samaria legality, opposing Disengagement, and giving the Right a voice.Ari Yashar, 3/12/2014, 1:14 PM

Judge Edmond Levy Dead at 72

Judge Levy served 11 years as a Supreme Court Justice, wrote the Levy Report on sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2014, 9:58 PM

ZOA 'Delighted' by Australian Pro-Israel Stance

Australian foreign minister Bishop said that Israel’s settlements in Judea and Samaria are not illegal.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/10/2014, 1:16 AM

NGO: Government Burying Levy Report, Hounding Settlers

Regavim movement charges Levy report in favor of settlements was just a ploy to sweeten Judea Samaria destructions.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 1:01 PM

Knesset Committee to Discuss Implementation of Levy Report

2012 report found Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria to be legal according to international law, called for continued settlement.Ari Yashar, 11/26/2013, 8:33 PM

PM Netanyahu Has a Problem

The writer laces into Netanyahu, believing that the Prime Minister wants to govern with a broad coalition so he doesn’t have to govern from the right. Ted Belman, Israpundit, 3/4/2013, 10:05 PM

Leaders Fear Livni will Torpedo Levy Report

Livni meets with Judea and Samaria leaders, who fear that as Justice Minister she will torpedo a pro-settlement report.Maayana Miskin, 2/27/2013, 12:12 PM

Outgoing Justice Minister: Implement Levy Report

Justice Minister Neeman responds to MK Strook’s challenge, agrees that government should implement ‘high-quality, objective’ Levy report.Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2013, 10:17 PM

Stay Tuned - Construction, Levy Report et al

Something seems to have happened behind the scenes vis a vis construction and the Levy Report. Ted Belman, Israpundit, 12/30/2012, 9:30 PM

Hotovely Promises to Promote Sovereignty over Judea and Samaria

MK Tzipi Hotovely at a thank you conference to her supporters: I will act to apply Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/14/2012, 2:16 AM

Vice PM Shalom Irks Leftists with Comments on Levy Report

Vice PM Silvan Shalom: Netanyahu knew who Judge Levy was when he appointed him. Leftists outraged.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012, 6:14 AM

Rivlin: Adopt Levy Report, Don't Publicly Announce It

Israel should adopt the Levy Report but it does not need to publicly announce that it is doing so, says Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 2:15 AM

Roeh May Face Criminal Probe for Sewage Treatment

The head of the Binyamin region expects a police investigation for building a sewage plant. His response: I did it, and I’m not sorry.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2012, 11:38 AM

Elkin: Netanyahu Wants to Adopt Levy Report ASAP

PM Netanyahu has expressed interest in adopting the Levy Report as soon as possible, MK Ze’ev Elkin tells Arutz Sheva.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 6:16 AM

Likud Anglos Demand: Adopt Levy Report

Anglo group tells Netanyahu a U.S. Attorney General would never block president's policy the way Israel's does.Gil Ronen, 10/24/2012, 8:22 PM

Levy Report Author: Barak's Reasoning 'Nonsense'

Alan Baker, one of the authors of the Levy Report, rejects as “nonsense” Barak’s reasoning for not adopting the report.Elad Benari, 10/21/2012, 5:44 AM

Deputy PM: No Plans to Adopt Pro-Settlement Report

Deputy PM Meridor says there are no plans to adopt the Levy Report. “Ramallah, Hevron not part of Israel.”Maayana Miskin, 10/19/2012, 3:31 PM

Hotovely: Likud Ministers Obligated to Levy Report

Likud ministers have an obligation to ensure that the Levy Report is approved, says MK Tzipi Hotovely.Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 5:14 AM

Netanyahu Won't Discuss Levy Report with Cabinet

Attorney General's objection causes Netanyahu to cancel plan to bring Levy Report conclusions for government adoption.Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 12:12 AM

Mofaz Seeks to Stop Levy Report Adoption

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz asks the Attorney General to order Netanyahu not to bring Levy Report for government approval.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 3:14 AM

Opposition Parties Panic over Levy Report

Ehud Barak and Opposition MKs are in a tizzy over Netanyahu’s intention to ask the Cabinet to approve part of the Levy Report on Yesha. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 1:05 PM

Edelstein: Adopt Levy Report, Despite Election Season

The fact that elections are on the way does not mean that the government should not discuss the Levy Report, says Minister Edelstein.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 10/17/2012, 3:14 AM

Confirmed: Bibi Shelving Pro-Settlement Report

Sources say Netanyahu is burying the pro-settlement Levy report for ‘diplomatic reasons.’ US elections may be a factor.Maayana Miskin, 9/30/2012, 12:36 AM

Knesset Members in Binyamin: Adopt the Levy Report

Land of Israel lobby tours Binyamin, calls on the government to adopt the Levy Report which concluded that there is no “occupation”.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/24/2012, 6:12 AM

'Netanyahu's Conduct May Cost Him His Position'

Head of the Binyamin Residents Council: Netanyahu fears the left and if he continues this way, we'll have to draw conclusions.Elad Benari, 9/3/2012, 4:46 AM

Cabinet Showdown on Levy Report Next Month

Likud minister tells Arutz Sheva State Attorney's Office is disrupting proper governance.Gil Ronen, 8/24/2012, 2:40 PM

Is Netanyahu Burying Pro-Settlement Report?

Minister Gilad Erdan calls on PM not to leave the Levy Committee Report "in the desk drawer."Gil Ronen, 8/8/2012, 7:05 PM

The Political Battle Over the "Occupation" Narrative

Levy's committee has restored Israel's legal narrative about its rights in the "West Bank". There is a huge difference in how a compromise will look if Israel comes to the table as "foreign occupiers," or as a party that has just territorial claims.Ambassador Dr. Dore Gold, 7/23/2012, 11:53 AM

‘Tea Party’ Rep. Walsh Urges Backing Pro-Yesha Report

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh is urging congressmen to co-sponsor a resolution adopting the “Levy report” and recognize Jewish towns in Yesha. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/23/2012, 11:28 AM

An Open Letter to Daniel Gordis

Daniel Gordis of the Shalem Center signed the US "Jewish leaders" letter to the Prime Minister asking him not to act on the Levy Report which said that Israel is not an occupying power in Judea and Samaria. Meotti fis shocked and disappointed.Giulio Meotti, 7/22/2012, 12:56 AM

MK Hotovely: Levy Report Should Mean a Major Change

MK Tzipi Hotovely: Today more than ever, we need a major change in Israel’s approach to Judea and SamariaElad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2012, 7:21 AM

Obama Administration Critical of Levy Report

US officials say the Levy Report's conclusion that Israel is not an 'occupier' in Judea and Samaria is a cause for 'concern'Gabe Kahn, 7/10/2012, 5:07 PM