Leading Rabbi Told Jewish Home 'Stop the Lip Service'

Rabbi Melamed of Beit El urges Jewish Home to cut contact with coalition - and then the government approved 300 more units.Shimon Cohen, 7/29/2015, 12:40 PM

MK Hazan Slams Ya'alon for 'Hasty' Beit El Seizure

Likud's Hazan on TV calls on Ya'alon to take back 'naive, rushed' decision and pull forces from Beit El, warning 'someone may get hurt.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 10:12 AM

Demolition at Beit El after High Court Ruling

Beit El mayor: 'It's a difficult day. The decision makes no sense.'Gil Ronen, 7/29/2015, 10:08 AM

'If Beit El Falls, the Government Must Fall'

Tourism coordinator of town decries forces coming to demolish 'like thieves in the night,' calls on MKs to 'put the government down.'Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2015, 5:32 PM

Renewed Attempts to Break In to Beit El Homes

Police detain several activists after attempts to return to buildings forcibly stormed by security forces overnight.Rafael Levy, 7/28/2015, 4:13 PM

Last-Ditch Petition May Delay Home Demolitions

Building co. says that the land on which housing project in Beit El is built has been approved - and it changes facts on the ground.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/28/2015, 3:22 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: 'There Was Confusion; We Mobilized'

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan says it seemed security forces were set to demolish the Beit El homes overnightYedidya Ben-Or, 7/28/2015, 2:57 PM

Did Defense Minister Mislead Justice Minister about Demolitions?

'I am against the demolition order, and I am working to prevent it,' Ya'alon insists as drama unfolds over Beit El homes.Tova Dvorin, 7/28/2015, 12:11 PM

Ministers Demand Answers Over Beit El Demolitions

Several MKs warn that the overnight raid by the IDF on homes still undergoing validation could threaten the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2015, 11:41 AM

'Beit El: Stay Strong!'

Eugen Gluck, one of the founders of Beit El, gives a message of hope to its residents in the face of the High Court's demolition orders.Uzi Baruch, 7/28/2015, 7:56 AM

Clashes in Beit El as Police Arrive for Demolition

Police forces arrive in Beit El ahead of demolition of Draynoff Homes as per court order. Dozens arrested in ensuing clashes.Eliran Aharon, 7/28/2015, 6:37 AM

High Court Again Orders Demolition of Beit El Homes

As residents of Beit El rallied Sunday night, the High Court reiterated demands to demolish the Draynoff Houses.Yaakov Levi, 7/26/2015, 10:13 PM

Beit El Homes May Yet Be Saved, Protesters Hope

A rally Sunday night will demand that the government follow through on its plan to ensure that the Draynoff Houses remain standing.Moshe Cohen, 7/26/2015, 5:06 PM

'Our Pressure to Build Must Outweigh Pressure to Destroy'

With the impending demolition of homes in Beit El, senior rabbis in the Religious Zionist community call on the public to demonstrate.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 1:45 PM

Progress in Fight Against Beit El Demolition Plans

Civil Administration approves validation papers for homes slated to be destroyed - but will it be enough?Shlomo Pitrikovksky, 7/22/2015, 3:53 PM

Bennett, Beit El Protestors Face Off At Meeting

Tensions surfaced in Jewish Home, as a loud shouting match broke out between Naftali Bennett and party members from Beit El.Moshe Cohen, 7/20/2015, 4:41 PM

Jewish Minor Brutally Assaulted by Cops in Demolition Protest

Youth protesting Beit El destruction gets violently assaulted by cops, necessitating hospital treatment; now his case is in court.Nir Har-Zahav, 7/20/2015, 11:03 AM

'Their Hatred For Us Bends the Nations' Views'

Prominent Religious Zionist rabbi tells Arutz Sheva that Israel must stand up and ignore international pressure to gain the world's respect.Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2015, 11:40 PM

Netanyahu Refuses to Expand Judea and Samaria

Prime Minister admits in heated confrontation with the mayor of Beit El that he will not keep campaign promises to build more houses.Uzi Baruch, 7/13/2015, 7:25 PM

Rabbis, MKs: High Court Has Something Against Us

Hundreds of people joined a large crowd in Beit El to recite afternoon prayers near two buildings the High Court ordered torn down.Yaakov Levi, 7/6/2015, 1:13 AM

Ambulance Driver: Arab Shot At Me 'Boldly, Without Shame'

Shalom Galil, the ambulance driver who was shot at as he was driving along a road adjacent to Beit El, said he was uninjured in the attackYaakov Levi, 6/28/2015, 5:40 PM

Terrorists Open Fire on Ambulance North of Jerusalem

Three hits from bullets found on civilian ambulance driving near Beit El, as IDF hunts for terrorists thought to be from Bitin.Uzi Baruch, 6/28/2015, 12:07 AM

Supreme Court Rules to Demolish in Town North of Jerusalem

State backs building company petitioning to continue project in Beit El, but court strikes down saying no planning deadline was given.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 6/23/2015, 9:08 PM

Arab Threat Shuts Down New Road Hours After It Was Opened

New road from Ramallah to Bitin opened in 'gesture,' closed less than a day later after Arab blocks Jewish car in potential attack.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 5/27/2015, 12:02 PM

Bittersweet: Family of Killed 5-Year-Old Welcomes Baby Brother

Yosef Chaim Shukrun's brit celebrated on Sunday, six days after his five-year-old brother was killed in Beit El bus accident.Hezki Baruch, 4/26/2015, 2:33 PM

Father of Killed 5 Year-Old Asks Public 'Not to Question G-d'

Maoz Shukrun, father of boy killed in Beit El bus accident, proclaims his faith despite terrible tragedy.Yishai Karov, 4/21/2015, 2:50 PM

Five-Year-Old Accident Victim Brought to Rest in Beit El

Dozens participate in the funeral of five-year-old Benayahu Shukrun of Beit El, who was struck by a shuttle bus while riding a scooter.Uzi Baruch, 4/21/2015, 12:10 AM

Beit El: Five-Year-Old Run Over and Killed

Death of five-year-old in Beit El run over by a bus brings total of Israeli children killed in road accidents in 2015 up to nine.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/20/2015, 7:03 PM

Arab Mob Hurls Rocks at Beit El, IDF's 'Hands are Tied'

At least 70 Arabs storm the community, hurl rocks at children - but the IDF tells residents they are bound by the rules of engagement.Yishai Karov, 4/18/2015, 11:08 PM

Rabbi Melamed: Jewish Home Does Listen to Rabbis

Rabbi Zalman Melamed says all issues between Jewish Home and senior rabbis in Religious Zionist community have been resolved.Yaakov Levi, 2/19/2015, 2:05 PM

No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?

Beit El residents threaten to file petition in High Court for Justice over oversight; ministers play blame game, point to Finance Ministry.Uzi Baruch, 12/22/2014, 6:44 PM

Roadside Explosive Found North of Jerusalem

IDF locates bomb during drill between Psagot and Beit El in Samaria just north of the capital.Ari Yashar, 11/10/2014, 10:02 AM

Empty Promises, Tense Meetings over Construction Freeze

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon meets with settlement leaders over regional issues. But is it too little, too late?Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 10/13/2014, 3:47 PM

Torah Scroll - From Holocaust in Romania to IDF Base in Samaria

Joyous ceremony held as Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust paraded to its new home in a Beit El IDF base.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 10:46 AM

Hassidic Superstar Fried in Beit El: Shehechayanu!

2,500 people went to Beit El in Samaria to see and hear hassidic song great Avraham Fried perform.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 9/17/2014, 1:01 PM

Watch: The Hassidic Music Superstar and the M16

Hassidic music star Avraham Fried stopped by the town of Beit El, where he will perform next week ahead of the High Holy Days.Yoni Kempinski, 9/12/2014, 3:15 AM

Terrorist Apprehended Outside of Samaria Town

Rock-throwers shooed away from Beit El security gate; one approached security patrolmen with a concealed weapon.Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2014, 1:41 PM

Leading Rabbi Calls for IDF to Get Ruthless on Kidnapping

Dean of Beit El yeshiva calls for IDF to stop pulling punches; 'if world gets angry and condemns, let them. Our response is just.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 3:33 PM

Terrorist Tries to Stab Soldier Near Beit El

Security forces apprehend a Palestinian Arab terrorist who tried to stab a soldier near the town of Beit El.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 8:02 PM

Video Shows IDF Soldiers 'Empowered' After Protest

Footage reveals 'change in IDF'; hints massive protest over 'David the Nahalawi' left soldiers more confident facing Arab provocateurs.Ari Yashar, 5/14/2014, 11:12 AM

Likud Min. Says 'No More One-Sided Concessions'

Saar slams talk of building freeze and terrorist releases, 'no place today' for concessions just to extend talks.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2014, 8:11 PM

Beit El Residents to IDF: Protect Us Or We'll Do it Ourselves

Beit El residents demonstrated Tuesday demanding that the army protect them from terror and shooting attacks.Hezki Baruch&David Lev, 3/18/2014, 8:08 PM

Shots Fired At Beit El Home

Arabs fire shots at home in the town of Beit El. No one hurt, but damage caused to window.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 11:31 PM

Emboldened Terrorists Hurl Firebombs at Beit El

Arab attackers approach the community in broad daylight and throw firebombs, which did not hurt anyone. Soldier wounded by rocks.Gil Ronen, 3/4/2014, 11:34 AM

Beit El: Activists Face Arrest, Police Fail to Catch Terrorists

Residents of the town of Beit El are under daily attack from Arab neighbors, but police target Jewish youths.Gil Ronen, 2/18/2014, 11:22 AM

Atty. Ben-Gvir: Police Department Only Arrests Jews

Judge orders police to free Beit El Jews accused of rock throwing, community complains of daily attacks by Arabs.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 12:08 PM

PA: Dismantle Security Checkpoint at Beit-El

Extreme leftist group, PA regional councils demand that Israel open security checkpoint near Civil Administration - despite huge risk.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 9:22 AM

Report: PM Demands Israel Keep Beit El 'Bloc' in Deal

A report said that Prime Minister Netanyahu was demanding that Israel retain a "fourth bloc" in the event of a deal with the PADavid Lev, 1/16/2014, 8:40 AM

Abbas: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace Talks

Spokesman calls PA incitement findings 'logically unacceptable,' demands conference to respond; accuses Israel of building to scupper talks.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 1/7/2014, 11:02 PM

Judge Accepts Appeal on Administrative Order

Appeal overturns detention of nationalist activist from Samaria over administrative order, gives option of release to Golan Heights.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 10:00 AM

Netanyahu: We are not Strangers in Beit El

Prime Minister sums up 2013, says number of terror victims is lowest in a decade, infiltrators are not refugees.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2014, 4:20 PM

Beit El Man Placed Under House Arrest, with No Charges

Activist hit with 3rd 'administrative order' leaving him effectively under arrest; attorney criticizes 'double-standards'.Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2013, 3:24 PM

US, Israeli Dignitaries Show Solidarity with Jews of Bet El

Speaking in Manhattan, Israeli Deputy Defense Minister hails Religious-Zionist community, its supporters as 'the real pioneers of Israel'.Daniel Perez, 12/9/2013, 9:30 PM

Nazi Hunters Call on Dutch to Dissolve Gov't Advisory Body

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has written to the Dutch PM urging him to disband a gov't body advising building ties with Hamas, not Israel.Adam Ross, 10/4/2013, 1:37 PM

Arab Riots Shut Down Highway North of Jerusalem

Residents of Beit El suffer as Arab rioters target community.Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 8:46 PM

Experiencing 'Jacob's Dream' in Beit El

Visitors to the town of Beit El can walk in the footsteps of one of the most famous Biblical figures.Uzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 9/24/2013, 12:08 PM

Beit El Resident Attacked by Arab 'Terror Thieves'

A resident of Beit El was attacked Wednesday night as he drove in the Binyamin region. Arabs damaged his car and stole his wife's purseDavid Lev, 9/12/2013, 1:07 PM