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First Ulpana Evictions to Take Place Tuesday

16 families from the Ulpana neighborhood will leave their homes on Tuesday morning, in accordance with the agreement reached last week.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 3:12 AM

'Ulpana Agreement Benefits Settlement Enterprise'

Binyamin Residents Council Head: The residents of Beit El, as well as the settlement enterprise, benefited from the Ulpana agreementElad Benari, 6/21/2012, 5:15 AM

Hershkowitz Happy with Agreement on Ulpana

Jewish Home leader says Ministry of Defense has committed to approving 300 new homes.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2012, 8:09 PM

Land Pioneer to Ulpana: Get it in Writing

Moshe Zar tells Beit El leadership not to agree to Prime Minister's promises unless he writes them down.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2012, 7:09 PM

Ulpana Residents, Government Sign Agreement

Residents of the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El agree to leave their homes non-violently in exchange for 300 new homes.Elad Benari, 6/20/2012, 12:10 AM

Bet El’s Ulpana Neighborhood: Background & Facts

Timeline and facts regarding the slated demolition of five apartment buildings (30 units) in the Ulpana Hill Neighborhood of Bet El. Baruch Gordon, 6/19/2012, 10:06 PM

Rav Melamed: No Solution is Perfect

Beit El's rabbi presides over special Yom Kippur Katan prayer session at Ulpana neighborhood.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2012, 8:45 PM

Elkin: Legal Obstacle to Beit El Building – Solved

There is no legal obstacle to building 300 new homes in Beit El, says MK Elkin. “The goal now is to get what we can.”Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 2:53 PM

‘Mini Yom Kippur’ as Jews Fast, Pray for Ulpana

Supporters fast, pray Tuesday in hopes of changing destruction decree. “May He who answered in Beit El answer us.”Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 11:26 AM

Ulpana Prepares to Fight Expulsion – Pictures

Residents of Beit El and supporters prepare supplies for protests against eviction. Maayana Miskin, 6/17/2012, 8:18 PM

Ketzaleh: No Violence, We'll Say 'Shema Yisrael'

MK Katz says "tires will not burn" at Givat HaUlpana – "One of our hands will not beat the other."Gil Ronen, 6/17/2012, 5:38 PM

Call to Change Ulpana to Ehud Barak' Neighborhood

Arutz 7 show host calls for changing name of Ulpana to "Ehud Barak Neighborhood" to protest forced eviction.INN Staff, 6/17/2012, 4:18 PM

Government Spins ‘Sound of Silence’ on Ulpana

Netanyahu claims discussions with Givat Ulpana residents on a court-ordered expulsion are at a “standstill.” Residents: What talks?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/17/2012, 10:10 AM

Yesha Council Leader Wants Urgent Confidence Vote

Chairman of settler leadership body says if his moderate ways are not wanted, he will go. Beit El demolitions in the background. Gil Ronen, 6/16/2012, 10:21 PM

Ya'alon: Not Building in Would be 'Disastrous'

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon: it would be disastrous if the 300 homes promised by Netanyahu in Beit El are not built.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2012, 11:47 PM

IDF Ponders Beit El – Migron Swap

IDF considers killing two birds with one stone by moving Beit El base to Migron.Maayana Miskin, 6/15/2012, 9:14 AM

Hundreds in Solidarity Rallies for Ulpana

Hundreds of activists arrive at intersections across the country, hold solidarity protests with Ulpana residents.Elad Benari, 6/15/2012, 2:16 AM

Gush Katif Evacuees to Beit El: Don't Be Suckers

Arutz Sheva meets Gush Katif expellees whose “caravilla” homes were moved to Beit El.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2012, 6:15 AM

Expert: Court Acted Illegally in Ulpana Case

Legal expert Attorney Aharon Papo: The residents of the Ulpana neighborhood weren't properly represented.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 4:16 AM

Exclusive: the '7 Finger' Plan for 300 Homes

The Defense Ministry drew up a plan for 300 new homes in Beit El – but the state's lawyers have not approved it.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 9:15 PM

Rabbis Call for Harsh Protest over Givat HaUlpana

Rabbis lament "destruction for destruction's sake." Will homes be sealed off instead of moved? Gil Ronen, 6/11/2012, 1:36 PM

First 'Caravillas' Arrive in Beit El

Six pre-fab homes were brought into the military base, to hold families whose eviction is planned.Uzi Baruch & Gil Ronen, 6/11/2012, 11:01 AM

Hague, Ashton Condemn Judea and Samaria Expansion

British Foreign Secretary Hague and EU foreign policy chief Ashton join those criticizing Israel for building in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/9/2012, 12:31 AM

Activists Demonstrate Outside IDF Base

Border Police officers throw stun grenade at activists protesting the planned demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2012, 10:48 PM

Machon Meir Head Appeals to Barak Over Ulpana

The head of Machon Meir, Rabbi Dov Begun, asks childhood friend Defense Minister Ehud Barak to prevent the demolition in Beit El.Elad Benari, 6/8/2012, 7:14 AM

Last-Ditch Musical Video Plea to Likud MKs

Jews about to be expelled from their homes in Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood have made a video plea to the Likud “not to destroy everything.”Chana Ya'ar and Yoni Kempinski, 6/7/2012, 12:21 PM

Ulpana Evacuation Wheels Set into Motion

Officials in the Prime Minister's office have begun reaching out to residents of the Ulpana neighborhood to work out a voluntary evacuationDavid Lev, 6/7/2012, 10:10 AM

U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El Expansion

U.S. says "Israeli settlement activity undermines peace efforts" after PM Netanyahu announces 300 new homes for Beit El.Elad Benari, 6/7/2012, 5:42 AM

Housing Ministry to Market 551 New Homes

Housing Minister Ariel Atias announces that land will be marketed for the purpose of building 551 new housing units in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/7/2012, 4:14 AM

Peace Now Upset Beit El will Grow

Nationalist MKs see Knesset vote as victory for leftists, but leftists fear Netanyahu will indeed build in Beit El.Gil Ronen, 6/6/2012, 8:34 PM

Netanyahu: 300 New Families to Join Beit El

PM says: "Those who want to use the courts to damage settlements are mistaken – the opposite will happen."Gil Ronen, 6/6/2012, 6:05 PM

Protest Near Supreme Court Supports Regulation Law

Protesters showed their support of the Regulation Law in a demonstration near the Supreme Court shortly before a vote on the bill.Chana Ya'ar, 6/6/2012, 1:38 PM

Bennett Offers 'Safety Net' for Fired Ministers

Naftali Bennett offers “safety net” in the Jewish Home party to any ministers who may be fired for voting in favor of the Regulation Law.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 5:14 AM

Yisrael Beytenu, Shas Plan Absence During Vote

Ministers from the Yisrael Beytenu and Shas parties will likely absent themselves from the vote in the Knesset on the Regulation Bill.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 12:13 AM

Hotovely: Netanyahu Split 'More than Likely'

MK Tzipi Hotovely believes that the possibility that Prime Minister Netanyahu will choose to leave the Likud “is more than likely”.Elad Benari, 6/5/2012, 2:43 AM

Barkat: Tent-Sitters Can Stay Till Knesset Vote

Occupants of the Ulpana Protest Tent across from the Prime Minister's Office can stay two more days, says Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 11:37 PM

Police Threaten to Shut Down Ulpana Protest Tent

Jerusalem police are threatening to close down the tent protesting the government destruction of Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood. Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 10:35 PM

Video: Ulpana Resident Speaks Out!

Baruch Kitay is fighting to save his home in Beit El's threatened Givat Ulpana neighborhood from 'rash decisions based on fallacy.'Gabe Kahn & Yoni K, 6/4/2012, 9:59 PM

R. Ovadia Yosef Orders Shas: Back 'Regulation Law'

The Sephardic Shas party has been ordered by its spiritual leader, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, to vote Wednesday for the Regulation Law.Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 6:10 PM

Netanyahu Asks Likud to Back Beit El Demolitions

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pleaded with Likud lawmakers to oppose the 'regulation law' saying it would harm Israel's settlementsGabe Kahn, 6/4/2012, 5:10 PM

Kadima MK: We Are the Most Influential Party

MK Shai Hermesh (Kadima) says his party’s status has significantly increased since it joined the coalition.Elad Benari, 6/4/2012, 4:15 AM

Shas May Vote in Favor of Ulpana Demolition

Shas party says its ministers will vote against the outpost regulation law if PM does not allow coalition members to vote as they wish.Elad Benari, 6/4/2012, 1:18 AM

Work Begins on Site for Jews to be Displaced

IDF preparing area in military camp next to Beit El, for the residents to be evicted from Givat HaUlpana.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2012, 9:03 PM

Ketzaleh: Beit El Demolition a Plot to Topple PM

Two central figures in Netanyahu’s government are pushing for demolition in Judea and Samaria in an attempt to topple him, MK says.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 10:09 AM

Defense Ministry: Beit El Can be Expanded

Defense Ministry: there is land available in Beit El on which the homes in the Ulpana neighborhood can be copied.Elad Benari, 6/3/2012, 5:50 AM

Different Court Rules for Center, Binyamin Area

It would appear that the High Court rules differently on how to deal with Arab land ownership challenges depending upon the region affected.Chana Ya'ar, 6/3/2012, 12:40 AM

Netanyahu: Evacuate, Move Beit El's Ulpana Homes

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El is to be evacuated, and the houses moved a few hundred meters.Chana Ya'ar, 6/2/2012, 10:31 PM

PM: Demolish Ulpana, Give Residents New Homes

PM Netanyahu to announce that the Ulpana neighborhood will be demolished and residents will be compensated with new homes nearby.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2012, 9:35 PM

Sign of Calm? Caravans Won't go to Beit El

Caravans were to be brought to Beit El in what was seen as a prelude to demolition. Now govt. says they will be moved to south.Maayana Miskin, 6/1/2012, 11:27 AM

Fmr Chief Rabbi: IDF Preparing to Evacuate Ulpana

Rabbi Avichai Ronsky: Judea and Samaria Division Commander told me that the IDF is preparing for the demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 6/1/2012, 5:15 AM

Likud Ministers Encouraged to Support Outpost Law

Groups which represent Likud activists launched a new campaign to encourage Likud ministers to vote in favor of the outpost law.Elad Benari, 6/1/2012, 1:12 AM

40 Caravans En Route to Beit El – for Eviction?

The caravans were intended for residents of Bnei Dekalim who were uprooted from Gaza in 2005, but they were told plans had changed.Gil Ronen, 5/31/2012, 9:19 PM

Rabbi Melamed: Come Support the Regulation Law

Beit El chief rabbi Zalman Melamed has called on Israelis to visit hunger strikers at the Knesset protest tent to support the regulation lawGabe Kahn, 5/31/2012, 2:50 PM

Edelstein: I'll Support Outpost Law At Any Cost

Minister Yuli Edelstein says he will vote in favor of a law to legalize Jewish outposts, even at the cost of losing his job.Elad Benari, 5/31/2012, 3:15 AM

MK Gamliel to Demand 'Free Vote' for 'Ulpana Law'

MK Gila Gamliel toured Beit El's threatened Ulpana neighborhood; promises to demand ministers be allowed to vote freelyGabe Kahn, 5/28/2012, 8:29 PM

Ketzaleh to Ministers: 'You Have No Hearts!'

MK Yaakov Katz temporarily withdrew his bill to legalize Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood – tells ministers they have forgotten their brothersTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 3:23 PM