Biden Condemns Construction Project in Israel's CapitalU.S. Vice President Joe Biden publicly condemned a housing project in Jerusalem, saying it “undermines the trust” needed for PA talks.
Mammoth Lawsuit Over Building FreezeConstruction company building in Modiin Illit sues state for damages of NIS 171 million caused by two consecutive construction freeze orders.
Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble in JerusalemTime Magazine claims the City of David Foundation is “complicating” White House efforts to force Israel to divide Jerusalem with the PA.
Beit Yehonatan Residents Defiant after Eviction Plans PostponedVideo: Jerusalem municipality called off serving eviction notice to Jewish house in Shiloach. Activists: current problems are 'just a hiccup'.
J'lem Mayor to Seal Beit Yehonatan – And Raze 200 Arab HomesUnder pressure from Chief Prosecutor, Mayor Barkat announced he would seal Jewish building in Shiloach, but also tear down 200 illegal Arab ones.
Hareidi-Religious Housing Crisis Barometer for Secular CrisisThe housing crisis facing Israel’s hareidi-religious world may be a barometer of the impending storm about to hit the general housing market.
Binyamin Residents 'Fight the Freeze' with Building ProjectResidents of the Binyamin region announced they will launch a massive construction project next week in a “struggle against the freeze.”
Barkat Caves in On Arab Illegal ConstructionJerusalem mayor reveals plans to give retroactive approval to much illegal Arab construction, starting with the City of David area.
Residents Warned Not to Speak with US SnoopsVeteran settler and ex-MK Elyakim Haetzni warns Judea/Samaria towns against divulging construction information to Obama’s roving representatives.
MK Danon: We're not the Left's SubcontractorsMK Danny Danon says he is 'very surprised' at reports PM wants to freeze Judea and Samaria construction for 10 months and hopes they aren't true.
Thanks to Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem Property Stays in Jewish HandsThanks to a report by Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem real estate purchased in a Zionist reclamation project over 30 years ago will remain in Jewish hands.
France: Jerusalem Neighborhood No Obstacle to PeaceFrench Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said that the new construction starts in Jerusalem's Jewish neighborhoods are not an obstacle to peace.
Jerusalem Planning Over 5,000 New Arab Housing UnitsHoly city's municipality planning new housing in four different Arab neighborhoods, says it is also destroying illegal structures
Netanyahu Quietly Rejects US Clamp on JerusalemPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has quietly rejected an attempt by the US to clamp down on Israeli construction in the city of Jerusalem.
Global Crisis Leads to Sale of Jewish Property in JerusalemThe global economic downturn has hit many. In the case of one Jewish man in the US, the result is an ideological crisis that impacts Jerusalem.
Study Warns Arabs Could Outnumber Jews in JerusalemThe demographic balance in Israel's capital is shifting and Arabs could outnumber Jews there in the not-distant future, a researcher found.
Simchat Torah Dancing in Homesh RuinsVeteran activists and guests celebrated the holiday in Homesh and said they believe the community will soon be rebuilt.
Judea and Samaria Leaders Prepare to Fight the FreezeCommunity leaders from across Judea and Samaria met Thursday to plan their battle against a building freeze.
New Campaign Against Arab Land TheftThe Land of Israel Protective Trust has begun a campaign to force the state to deal with large-scale land theft throughout the country.
Harish to Become Hareidi-Religious City?The small southern Galilee community of Harish is about to become a new hareidi-religious city - but not without both Jewish and Arab opposition.
Rabbis: No Land Sales to ArabsRabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss the phenomenon of land sales to Arabs. Ben-Ari: Our land will be sold from under our feet.
Rabbis Considering Ban on Selling Houses to ArabsHareidi and national-religious rabbis to discuss ways to stem Arab influx into Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and elsewhere.
Negev: Secular Kibbutz Replaced by Religious-Zionist TownThe last families of failing Kibbutz Retamim have moved out, 30 religious families are taking their place, & Retamim is now a religious community.
Gulf State Arabs Buy Up Galilee LandsWealthy foreign Arabs from the Persian Gulf have bought up hundreds of dunams of Galilee land.
Religious Getting in on Buying Group TrendIsrael's religious are turning more and more to buying groups to offset home buying costs.
More Signs of Recovery in Real Estate MarketAfrica-Israel Residences and Sheinfeld sold six apartments at HaRav Kook project in Jerusalem in six weeks, after selling none for months.
Israel's Real Estate Market Remains HotUnlike nearly anywhere else in the world right now, Israel's real estate market is thriving. Home sales in Israel jumped 57% in June.
Peace Now Taking Aim at Kochav YaakovThe left-wing Peace Now organization claims a neighborhood in the long-established Kochav Yaakov was unauthorized and built on Arab land.
Deputy FM Ayalon: British Interference in Jerusalem will StopDeputy Foreign Minister Ayalon: British ambassador summoned over remarks that Britain is helping Arabs block Jewish expansion in eastern Jerusalem.
Jewish Group to Sue Lands Authority over Jaffa Sale FreezeBeEmunah will sue Israel Lands Authority for freezing sale of Jaffa plot intended for 20 apartments after Arabs challenged the deal.
11 Outposts are Up – One Dedicated to Barack ObamaIsraelNN TV visited two of the eleven outposts established by Land of Israel faithful as a response to the American pressure.
Completed 'Operation 11' Greets Mitchell, NetanyahuActivists completed 11 new outposts Monday night in Judea and Samaria, prior to Tuesday's meeting between PM Netanyahu and US envoy Mitchell.
Reclaiming a Jewish Home in JerusalemThe Land of Israel Fund has begun renovating a Jewish home occupied by Arabs in the eastern portion of the capital.
600,000 Jews in Yesha, Eastern Jerusalem May Stymie US PlansThe move to Yesha and Jerusalem continues to outstrip growth elsewhere and is a further obstacle to US policy that “settlements are illegitimate."
Obama Boomerang: Demand for Building Freeze Spurs Rush to BuyObama’s attempt to freeze building for Jews appears to be backfiring as real estate agents report a boom in purchases.
Jews to Reclaim Land in Jordan?European Jews reportedly plan to buy historically Jewish properties in Jordan.
Syria: No Golan, No TalksSyria has told the U.S. bluntly that unless Israel agrees as a precondition to hand over the Golan Heights, there will be no peace talks.
Israel Selling Nearly 10K Acres of LandThe amended land reform bill has passed a special Knesset subcommittee, and is to be voted on this Monday. Nearly 10,000 acres will be sold.
Gov't Ordered to Hurry Yesha Outpost DemolitionsThe Supreme Court has ordered the State to hurry up its expulsion of Jews from two Yesha outposts.
Chief Rabbi: Land Reform Violates Jewish LawChief Rabbi Metzger has weighed in with a lengthy opinion sharply negating Netanyahu’s land privatization scheme – but is it too little, too late?
For Rent: Huge Apartment in Eastern Jerusalem, $400 a MonthThe Israel Land Fund, headed by Aryeh King, is searching for two families who want to move into large apartments in eastern Jerusalem.
Netanyahu: Simplify Building, Make Homes AffordablePrime Minister Netanyahu acknowledged that buying a home in Israel is very difficult and red tape is 'hell.' He called for more afforable housing.
Attias: Some Populations Shouldn't Live TogetherHousing Minister Ariel Attias raises a stir by calling mixed Arab-Jewish cities “unsuitable” and calling to “save the Galilee.”
Illegal Arab Outposts Targeted in High Court AppealLearning a lesson from rival Peace Now, a nationalist organization petitions the High Court against illegal Arab outposts in Judea and Samaria.
Train-Track Bridge in Forest, Towers at Capital EntranceTwo major changes will mark the landscape in and around Jerusalem, according to near-final plans: A train-track bridge and a new entrance.
Jaffa to Receive Religious-Zionist NeighborhoodPlans for a religious-Zionist neighborhood in Jaffa (Yafo) have been approved once again – this time by the Tel Aviv District Court.
False Hopes Again? PA News Agency Claims Shalit to be FreedA PA news agency reported Tuesday evening that kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom is imminent. Israel denied the report.
The Rabbis Were Right: Back to Ancient Methods to Learn to ReadA private religious college has begun teaching the methods of traditional Jewish childhood instruction.
Mideast's Richest Woman: 'I am Very Connected to Judaism'Shari Arison, the Mideast's richest women, tells IsraelNationalNews about her book saying the key to happiness is in how people treat each other.
Who will Lead the Zionist General Council?The Zionist General Council considers reorganizing in order to streamline leadership and make decisions more quickly.
Video: Outpost Residents say Current Troubles will PassJews living in the outpost of Avigayil, near Hevron, remain determined to build and grow despite eviction orders.
IDF to Emboss Ten Commandments Emblem on Military KoransA world first? IDF Chief Rabbi says emblem depicting tablets of the Ten Commandments will be embossed on IDF-issued Korans.
Pro-Yesha Reporter Nadav Shragai Leaves Haaretz After 26 YrsNadav Shragai, who has covered Jerusalem and Judea/Samaria for Haaretz since 1983, is leaving his job. The change was effected by mutual consent.
Knesset Filibuster Debate Turns into a CircusAfter a filibuster session interchanged with a singing session, the Knesset approved to split clauses for future deliberations.
Carter Says Green Line Settlements Remain in IsraelFormer US President Jimmy Carter surprised Gush Etzion residents Sunday during a visit to Neve Daniel, saying he expects the region to stay Jewish.