Dahan: Only Hareidim Want to Live in Harish

Former Shas minister Nissim Dahan counters Harish protestors, arguing that secular Jews failed to draw non-hareidi residents. Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2010, 12:47 PM

Biden Condemns Construction Project in Israel's Capital

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden publicly condemned a housing project in Jerusalem, saying it “undermines the trust” needed for PA talks.Hana Levi Julian, 3/10/2010, 1:24 PM

Mammoth Lawsuit Over Building Freeze

Construction company building in Modiin Illit sues state for damages of NIS 171 million caused by two consecutive construction freeze orders.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2010, 7:04 PM

Time Magazine Digging Up Trouble in Jerusalem

Time Magazine claims the City of David Foundation is “complicating” White House efforts to force Israel to divide Jerusalem with the PA.Hana Levi Julian, 2/11/2010, 5:28 PM

Beit Yehonatan Residents Defiant after Eviction Plans Postponed

Video: Jerusalem municipality called off serving eviction notice to Jewish house in Shiloach. Activists: current problems are 'just a hiccup'.Gil Ronen and Hillel Fendel, 2/8/2010, 9:18 AM

J'lem Mayor to Seal Beit Yehonatan – And Raze 200 Arab Homes

Under pressure from Chief Prosecutor, Mayor Barkat announced he would seal Jewish building in Shiloach, but also tear down 200 illegal Arab ones.Gil Ronen, 2/3/2010, 8:33 PM

Hareidi-Religious Housing Crisis Barometer for Secular Crisis

The housing crisis facing Israel’s hareidi-religious world may be a barometer of the impending storm about to hit the general housing market.Hana Levi Julian, 1/5/2010, 9:48 AM

Binyamin Residents 'Fight the Freeze' with Building Project

Residents of the Binyamin region announced they will launch a massive construction project next week in a “struggle against the freeze.”Hana Levi Julian, 12/31/2009, 12:17 PM

Barkat Caves in On Arab Illegal Construction

Jerusalem mayor reveals plans to give retroactive approval to much illegal Arab construction, starting with the City of David area.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2009, 2:23 PM

Residents Warned Not to Speak with US Snoops

Veteran settler and ex-MK Elyakim Haetzni warns Judea/Samaria towns against divulging construction information to Obama’s roving representatives.Hillel Fendel, 11/26/2009, 1:51 PM

MK Danon: We're not the Left's Subcontractors

MK 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., 11/25/2009, 7:04 AM

Thanks to Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem Property Stays in Jewish Hands

Thanks to a report by Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem real estate purchased in a Zionist reclamation project over 30 years ago will remain in Jewish hands.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz & David Lev, 11/22/2009, 8:29 PM

France: Jerusalem Neighborhood No Obstacle to Peace

French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said that the new construction starts in Jerusalem's Jewish neighborhoods are not an obstacle to peace.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 11/19/2009, 11:31 AM

Jerusalem Planning Over 5,000 New Arab Housing Units

Holy city's municipality planning new housing in four different Arab neighborhoods, says it is also destroying illegal structuresGil Ronen, 11/18/2009, 7:51 PM

Netanyahu Quietly Rejects US Clamp on Jerusalem

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has quietly rejected an attempt by the US to clamp down on Israeli construction in the city of Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 11/18/2009, 1:33 PM

Global Crisis Leads to Sale of Jewish Property in Jerusalem

The 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.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz , 11/16/2009, 9:39 PM

Study Warns Arabs Could Outnumber Jews in Jerusalem

The demographic balance in Israel's capital is shifting and Arabs could outnumber Jews there in the not-distant future, a researcher found. Gil Ronen, 11/6/2009, 1:03 PM

Simchat Torah Dancing in Homesh Ruins

Veteran activists and guests celebrated the holiday in Homesh and said they believe the community will soon be rebuilt.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2009, 11:31 PM

Judea and Samaria Leaders Prepare to Fight the Freeze

Community leaders from across Judea and Samaria met Thursday to plan their battle against a building freeze.Yoni Kempinski, INN TV, 9/10/2009, 8:18 PM

New Campaign Against Arab Land Theft

The Land of Israel Protective Trust has begun a campaign to force the state to deal with large-scale land theft throughout the country.IsraelNN TV staff, 9/9/2009, 10:24 PM

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.Hana Levi Julian, 9/7/2009, 1:09 PM

Rabbis: No Land Sales to Arabs

Rabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss the phenomenon of land sales to Arabs. Ben-Ari: Our land will be sold from under our feet.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2009, 8:23 AM

Human Rights, Free Enterprise

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Rabbis Considering Ban on Selling Houses to Arabs

Hareidi and national-religious rabbis to discuss ways to stem Arab influx into Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem and elsewhere.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2009, 7:40 PM

Negev: Secular Kibbutz Replaced by Religious-Zionist Town

The last families of failing Kibbutz Retamim have moved out, 30 religious families are taking their place, & Retamim is now a religious community.Hillel Fendel, 8/16/2009, 12:08 PM

Gulf State Arabs Buy Up Galilee Lands

Wealthy foreign Arabs from the Persian Gulf have bought up hundreds of dunams of Galilee land.Hana Levi Julian, 8/16/2009, 9:08 AM

Religious Getting in on Buying Group Trend

Israel's religious are turning more and more to buying groups to offset home buying costs.Zalman Nelson, 8/13/2009, 4:42 PM

More Signs of Recovery in Real Estate Market

Africa-Israel Residences and Sheinfeld sold six apartments at HaRav Kook project in Jerusalem in six weeks, after selling none for months. Gil Ronen, 8/12/2009, 10:06 PM

Israel's Real Estate Market Remains Hot

Unlike nearly anywhere else in the world right now, Israel's real estate market is thriving. Home sales in Israel jumped 57% in June.David Lev, 8/12/2009, 1:08 PM

Peace Now Taking Aim at Kochav Yaakov

The left-wing Peace Now organization claims a neighborhood in the long-established Kochav Yaakov was unauthorized and built on Arab land.Hana Levi Julian, 8/12/2009, 9:36 AM

Deputy FM Ayalon: British Interference in Jerusalem will Stop

Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon: British ambassador summoned over remarks that Britain is helping Arabs block Jewish expansion in eastern Jerusalem.Gil Ronen and Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 8/8/2009, 10:38 PM

Jewish Group to Sue Lands Authority over Jaffa Sale Freeze

BeEmunah will sue Israel Lands Authority for freezing sale of Jaffa plot intended for 20 apartments after Arabs challenged the deal. Gil Ronen, 8/7/2009, 10:11 AM

11 Outposts are Up – One Dedicated to Barack Obama

IsraelNN TV visited two of the eleven outposts established by Land of Israel faithful as a response to the American pressure. IsraelNN TV staff, 7/29/2009, 6:35 PM

Completed 'Operation 11' Greets Mitchell, Netanyahu

Activists completed 11 new outposts Monday night in Judea and Samaria, prior to Tuesday's meeting between PM Netanyahu and US envoy Mitchell.Hana Levi Julian, 7/28/2009, 1:07 PM

Reclaiming a Jewish Home in Jerusalem

The Land of Israel Fund has begun renovating a Jewish home occupied by Arabs in the eastern portion of the capital.Teneh Samuel, IsraelNN TV, 7/27/2009, 5:14 PM

600,000 Jews in Yesha, Eastern Jerusalem May Stymie US Plans

The move to Yesha and Jerusalem continues to outstrip growth elsewhere and is a further obstacle to US policy that “settlements are illegitimate."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/27/2009, 9:50 AM

Obama Boomerang: Demand for Building Freeze Spurs Rush to Buy

Obama’s attempt to freeze building for Jews appears to be backfiring as real estate agents report a boom in purchases. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/23/2009, 2:07 PM

Jews to Reclaim Land in Jordan?

European Jews reportedly plan to buy historically Jewish properties in Jordan.Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2009, 6:43 PM

Syria: No Golan, No Talks

Syria 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.Hana Levi Julian, 7/16/2009, 5:21 PM

Israel Selling Nearly 10K Acres of Land

The 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.Hillel Fendel, 7/14/2009, 4:25 PM

Gov't Ordered to Hurry Yesha Outpost Demolitions

The Supreme Court has ordered the State to hurry up its expulsion of Jews from two Yesha outposts.Hana Levi Julian, 7/13/2009, 6:50 PM

Chief Rabbi: Land Reform Violates Jewish Law

Chief Rabbi Metzger has weighed in with a lengthy opinion sharply negating Netanyahu’s land privatization scheme – but is it too little, too late?Hillel Fendel, 7/12/2009, 6:59 PM

For Rent: Huge Apartment in Eastern Jerusalem, $400 a Month

The Israel Land Fund, headed by Aryeh King, is searching for two families who want to move into large apartments in eastern Jerusalem.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/6/2009, 3:10 PM

Netanyahu: Simplify Building, Make Homes Affordable

Prime Minister Netanyahu acknowledged that buying a home in Israel is very difficult and red tape is 'hell.' He called for more afforable housing.Zalman Nelson, 7/5/2009, 3:31 PM

Attias: Some Populations Shouldn't Live Together

Housing Minister Ariel Attias raises a stir by calling mixed Arab-Jewish cities “unsuitable” and calling to “save the Galilee.”Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2009, 9:09 AM

Illegal Arab Outposts Targeted in High Court Appeal

Learning a lesson from rival Peace Now, a nationalist organization petitions the High Court against illegal Arab outposts in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2009, 6:27 PM

Train-Track Bridge in Forest, Towers at Capital Entrance

Two major changes will mark the landscape in and around Jerusalem, according to near-final plans: A train-track bridge and a new entrance.Hillel Fendel, 6/25/2009, 10:06 AM

Jaffa to Receive Religious-Zionist Neighborhood

Plans for a religious-Zionist neighborhood in Jaffa (Yafo) have been approved once again – this time by the Tel Aviv District Court.Hillel Fendel, 6/24/2009, 5:06 PM

False Hopes Again? PA News Agency Claims Shalit to be Freed

A PA news agency reported Tuesday evening that kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit’s freedom is imminent. Israel denied the report.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/23/2009, 6:41 PM

The Rabbis Were Right: Back to Ancient Methods to Learn to Read

A private religious college has begun teaching the methods of traditional Jewish childhood instruction.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 6/23/2009, 3:40 PM

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.IsraelNN TV Staff, 6/21/2009, 11:54 PM

Who will Lead the Zionist General Council?

The Zionist General Council considers reorganizing in order to streamline leadership and make decisions more quickly.IsraelNN TV staff, 6/21/2009, 9:24 PM

Video: Outpost Residents say Current Troubles will Pass

Jews living in the outpost of Avigayil, near Hevron, remain determined to build and grow despite eviction orders.IsraelNN TV staff, 6/21/2009, 9:20 PM

IDF to Emboss Ten Commandments Emblem on Military Korans

A world first? IDF Chief Rabbi says emblem depicting tablets of the Ten Commandments will be embossed on IDF-issued Korans.Gil Ronen, 6/21/2009, 7:09 PM

Pro-Yesha Reporter Nadav Shragai Leaves Haaretz After 26 Yrs

Nadav Shragai, who has covered Jerusalem and Judea/Samaria for Haaretz since 1983, is leaving his job. The change was effected by mutual consent.Hillel Fendel, 6/21/2009, 6:52 PM

Knesset Filibuster Debate Turns into a Circus

After a filibuster session interchanged with a singing session, the Knesset approved to split clauses for future deliberations.Avraham Zuroff, 6/19/2009, 8:00 AM