Judea and Samaria (Shomron)

The US Should Cut a Deal

The writer's own idea for a settlement with the PA. Ted Belman, 2/10/2014, 10:44 AM

Deputy Minister: Annex Judea, Samaria

Deputy Religions Minister Ben Dahan: 'This is our land – we were never ashamed of it.'Gil Ronen, 2/6/2014, 6:49 PM

'John Kerry is Living in a World of His Own'

Wife of stabbing victim horrified after US Sec. of State claims no Israelis were killed by terrorism last year.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 2/6/2014, 11:05 AM

Report: Netanyahu Willing to Concede 90% of Judea, Samaria

PM reportedly willing to turn most of Judea, Samaria over to PA, expelling roughly 90,000 Jews from the region.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2014, 10:03 AM

Lapid Against Decision to Fund Judea, Samaria Organizations

Finance Minister Yair Lapid continues to come out against Judea and Samaria by opposing government funding for regional organizations.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 2:45 AM

Livni: Kerry is Actually Defending Israel From Boycotts

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni defends Kerry's boycott threats against Israel, claims 'settlements' build 'wall of hate' against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 2/3/2014, 5:55 PM

Elkin Responds to Kerry Threats: 'Build More Jewish Homes'

Deputy Foreign Minister urges government to build in the wake of Kerry's threats for a boycott.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 3:28 PM

Vigil in Front of Prime Minister's House for Judea and Samaria

Vigil in front of Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem to support annexation of Judea and Samaria, rally to feature MKs.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 8:27 AM

Bennett Warns: Future Generations Won’t Forgive

Bennett urges caution on giving up land. Leaving Jews behind not an option, he warns. 'They'd be slaughtered.'Maayana Miskin, 1/28/2014, 10:00 PM

Livni: Bennett Speaks for 'Settlers' - Not the Common Israeli

Livni attacks Bennett over assessment of two-state solution on Israeli economy, claims he prefers 'settlements' over Israel.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 12:44 AM

Shaked: Stop Worrying and Apologizing for Being Zionist

Calling building in Judea and Samaria 'the lifeblood of Zionism,' MK Ayelet Shaked urges Israel to stand strong on building plans.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 2:38 PM

Minister: Israel-PA Talks? ‘Nobody is Buying It’

Housing Minister Uri Ariel: Israel must keep three ‘settlement blocs’ – Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley.Maayana Miskin, 1/19/2014, 12:03 PM

Rabbi: ‘Price Tag’ Will Get Us All Expelled

Extremist acts will get Jews kicked out, rabbi warns. ‘God does not like revenge.’Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 8:22 AM

Shin Bet Thwarts Kidnapping Attempt - From Within Israeli Prison

Three Palestinian Arab prisoners thwarted in attempts to coordinate kidnapping of Israeli citizens for Hamas-linked terror group.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 1/15/2014, 6:11 PM

Saar: Jordan Valley a Test

Israel’s Interior Minister: The offers is always the same – ’67 lines’ and a divided Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 7:04 PM

‘Honor Sharon with New Settlement’

MK Yogev: Honor Sharon’s long legacy of defense and settlement with new Jewish communities.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 5:05 PM

Report: Netanyahu Offered to Lease ‘Settlements’

PA reportedly refused offer for Hong Kong-style lease of Israel communities in Judea, Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 1/7/2014, 9:51 PM

Border Town Mayor: Help Judea and Samaria, Too

The mayor of Kiryat Shmona welcomes government development, but says: don’t prefer us to Judea, Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 1/2/2014, 2:29 PM

Rosenthal: Building Freeze Better Than Terrorist Releases

MK Mickey Rosenthal (Labor) denounces terrorist releases, accuses Prime Minister of being 'afraid' to start building freeze instead.Tova Dvorin, 12/29/2013, 8:05 AM

Peri: Evict 25% of Judea, Samaria Jews From Their Homes

Science Minister proposes that evicting Judea, Samaria residents as part of deal would be 'painful,' but 'a reasonable compromise.'Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2013, 8:13 PM

Ariel Students, Residents Launch Campaign Against Likud

Residents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 1:59 PM

Report: Netanyahu to Begin Building Freeze in Judea and Samaria

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu allegedly slated to cave in to international pressure, freeze marketing and construction plans.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 9:47 AM

‘No Judea, Samaria Building without Netanyahu’s Go-Ahead’

Prime Minister signs off on all construction in Judea and Samaria, is preventing new projects, Israel Lands Authority official reveals.Maayana Miskin, 12/22/2013, 3:11 PM

Expert Warns: ‘Illegal Building’ is Coordinated Takeover

Arab construction on Israeli state land is part of a deliberate takeover with orders from above, Civil Administration official warns.Maayana Miskin, 12/17/2013, 7:32 PM

MKs’ Experiment: Link Gay Rights to ‘Settler’ Rights

Ministers seek to get “settlers’ rights” approved alongside gay and lesbian rights.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 11:51 AM

MKs Scramble for Explanations in Storm's Wake

Committee to meet in upcoming days to discuss system failures during the storm, including nationwide power outage.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 10:26 AM

Helicopter Evacuation as Families Remain Without Power, Water

Thousands of families spending third day without electricity or water. Children with hypothermia evacuated by helicopter.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 9:24 AM

MKs: Human Rights are for ‘Settlers,’ Too

MKs ask: What about the human rights of Jews in Judea, Samaria?Maayana Miskin, 12/11/2013, 1:13 AM

Shas MK: Jewish Home’s Support will Destroy Settlements

Shas MK lashes out against Jewish Home, warns Netanyahu administration will ‘finish the process’ with the PA.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2013, 7:47 PM

IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

Jewish farmers near Shilo may lose vineyard despite lack of Arab claim to the land.Maayana Miskin, 12/3/2013, 9:05 PM

'Ministry of Transportation Shirking Its Responsibilities'

Posters on Judea/Samaria buses, protest, denounce Transportation Minister, Deputy for not taking care of overcrowding, harassment.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 10:08 AM

Housing Minister Calls for ‘Many’ New Homes in Judea, Samaria

Minister joins inauguration of Itamar yeshiva, and calls for ‘many’ new housing projects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 9:24 AM

Jewish Home MK: Partnership with Yesh Atid 'a Mistake'

In a meeting Wednesday with Jewish Home MKs in Samaria, MK Shuli Muallem declares that partnership is problematic, even 'a mistake.'Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 9:11 AM

Jewish Farmers Warn: Next Theft Will End in Murder

Farmers in Judea and Samaria explain why murder is a real concern, and give thanks to Hashomer Yosh.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2013, 9:10 AM

21 Arrested for Rock, Firebomb Attacks in IDF Crackdown

IDF operation leads to 21 arrests in one week for ‘road terror’ attacks.Maayana Miskin, 11/21/2013, 3:24 PM

Bennett: Leaving Gaza Cost 1,000 Times More than Staying

Bennett answers question about the cost of Israeli settlement, warns of 'fateful days' regarding Iran.Mark Langfan, 11/20/2013, 2:44 AM

Next State Attorney: Shai Nitzan

Nitzan appointed to head Prosecution despite his perceived partisanship over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2013, 8:53 AM

Palestinian Arabs Setting Animal Traps to 'Catch' Jews

Arab news media reports that Palestinian Arabs near Shechem are setting animal traps to catch 'settlers' in alleged acts of vandalism.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin , 11/17/2013, 3:27 PM

‘Settlements’ Number One Enemy is Ignorance’

Activists explain why getting people to simply visit Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria is key to ensuring fairer coverage.Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2013, 1:50 PM

Is John Kerry to Blame?

He did not initiate the rejection of Israel's rights to Judea and Samaria.Dr. Moshe Dann, 11/14/2013, 12:57 PM

Peace Now ‘Proud’ of Getting America Involved

Peace Now head ‘proud’ that his group got America to condemn Israel. ‘We’re protecting ‘two state solution.’’, 11/14/2013, 8:59 AM

PM Explains: We Retracted Building Orders Because of Iran Talks

Netanyahu declares in Knesset that he rescinded orders to build 24K housing units in Judea, Samaria to appease int'l community over Iran.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2013, 6:08 PM

Jewish Rights in Judea and Samaria

Israel's former UN Ambassador Yehuda Blum on Jewish rights in Judea and Samaria. Eli E. Hertz, 11/13/2013, 12:39 PM

'Oslo Accords Make it Hard to Stop Illegal Water Drilling'

IDF General tells MKs that Oslo Accords prevent authorities from dealing with the illegal Arab drilling blighting northern Israel.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 4:06 PM

Public Transportation in Judea and Samaria a 'Nightmare'

Horror stories at Knesset hearing tell of Arab sexual, physical assaults, claims Jewish residents often cannot safely get home.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2013, 3:18 PM

Ten Basic Points: Israel’s Rights to Judea and Samaria

In contrast to John Kerry's remarks, Israel has legitimate legal rights to Judea and Samaria, as summarized below.Amb. Alan Baker, 11/6/2013, 6:15 PM

Erdan Demands No More Dropped Calls in Judea and Samaria

Communications Minister Gilad Erdan is demanding from cell phone companies that they improve service in Judea and Samaria.David Lev, 10/27/2013, 8:06 PM

Palestinian Authority To Plant 750,000 More Olive Trees

PA leader accuses IDF soldiers, Jewish residents of uprooting thousands of olive trees. Officials dismiss PA "propaganda machine".Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2013, 3:14 PM

Farmer Gets Chance to Rebuild after Arab Theft

A generous donor has given a Samaria farmer a chance to rebuild his life after he was targeted in a massive goat theft.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 11:18 AM

‘Settlers’ Furious at ‘Homes for Killers’ Offer

Pro-‘settlement’ leaders furious as PM promises housing units in exchange for terrorist release. ‘We don’t want it.’Maayana Miskin, 10/25/2013, 2:15 PM

Father Proud of Son’s Rebellion

Chaim Albert proud of son who won’t obey distancing order. ‘Young people should learn from him.’Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 4:29 PM

MDA Cancels Service in Judea, Samaria

MDA blames funding cut for decision to shut down 13 emergency response posts, but residents say Red Cross is behind the move.Maayana Miskin, 10/15/2013, 10:33 PM

British Immigrants Less Likely to Live in Judea & Samaria

Research finds 18% of Jewish immigrants from US and Canada live in territories; only 5% of their counterparts from the UK do the same.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/6/2013, 11:27 AM

Dep. Min. Ben-Dahan: Get Used to Israeli Sovereignty

Israel will be sovereign in the entire land of Israel, Deputy Minister says as Shdema camp is transformed.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 10:34 AM

MK's Outrage at Attempt to Ban Jews from Land Registry

Attorney General says Jews living in Judea, Samaria should not be allowed to find out who owns neighboring land.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 9:42 PM

Obama at UN: 'End Occupation of West Bank'

Obama supports Israel as ‘Jewish state,’ but sympathizes with Arabs over ‘indignity of occupation.’Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 5:58 PM

Singing Jews Block Border Police in Yitzhar

Farmer from Yitzhar continues his battle against distancing orders, this time with help from friends.Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 5:46 PM