Yitzhar Yeshiva Returned, But What About Budget?

Staff at Od Yosef Chai yeshiva jubilant at IDF returning study hall after over a year, but notes Education Ministry must unfreeze funds.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 6:28 PM

Police Seizure to Be Lifted on Yitzhar's Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva

More than one year after IDF, Police seized Torah academy and forced students out, seizure order not to be extended.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/25/2015, 10:18 PM

Armed Civilian Prevents Stabbing Attack in Samaria

Arab terrorist approaches group of Jews in Samaria with a knife in hand, only to find more than he bargained for.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2015, 1:50 PM

Police Officer to be Charged for Assaulting Jewish Child

Police put officer on criminal trial for beating an 11-year-old over claims of 'price tag,' as polygraph proves child's case.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 11:09 PM

Shas Founder Calls to Return Occupied Yeshiva 'Stolen' by IDF

Ze'ev shown Samaria yeshiva turned into base for nearly a year, urges 'return the stolen property,' compensate for lengthy 'exploitation.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 2/5/2015, 10:04 PM

Yitzhar Taunts 'Unintelligent' Police after Raid

Police claim to seize cache of makeshift weapons for use against Arabs, IDF. Community derides finds which include empty lighbulbs.Orly Harari, Gil Ronen, 2/4/2015, 11:25 AM

Rabbis Urge Soldiers to Refuse Orders to Occupy Yeshiva

Almost a year after IDF seized Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar, Samaria, struggle against 'theft and desecration' steps up a notch.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 8:19 AM

Border Police Turn Away MK at Yitzhar's Od Yosef Hai Yeshiva

MK Meir Porush not allowed to visit, despite Defense Ministry guideline stating otherwise; vows to return building to residents.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/5/2015, 3:57 PM

IsraFood Embraces Judea and Samaria Products

Despite BDS moves, trade show features products from Judea and Samaria to high visitor acclaim.Moshe Cohen , 12/2/2014, 6:03 PM

Military Seizure Order Extended on Yitzhar Yeshiva

IDF to continue shutdown of Od Yosef Hai yeshiva's main building for another six months, sparking outrage.Ornit Atzar and Tova Dvorin, 11/29/2014, 11:00 PM

Yitzhar Resident: State 'Specifically Discriminates' Against Us

In rare media interview, Yitzhar resident says the State has specifically discriminated against them - even though the area has been quiet.Tova Dvorin, 10/25/2014, 9:46 PM

Yitzhar Residents Foil Ambush by 'IDF' Police

Video: police dress up as IDF to conduct surveillance and arrests in Samaria town - until residents catch on.Ido Ben Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/13/2014, 1:15 AM

Ya'alon Extends Occupation of Yitzhar Yeshiva

Residents of Samaria town shocked by continued seizure of yeshiva, argue heavy-handedness doesn't calm but enrage locals.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/12/2014, 7:10 PM

March in Samaria Marks One Year Since Actor's Murder

March on Jerusalem Day from site where Evyatar Borovsky Hy''d was murdered by terrorist, to community named after him.Ben Shaul, Ari Yashar, 5/28/2014, 1:26 PM

'Price Tag,' Incitement Arrests in Yitzhar

Two residents arrested over vandalism, a third for 'inciting violence' against IDF in latest of tensions in Samaria town.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 4:10 PM

Yitzhar Resident Wins IDF Award of Excellence

Soldier from Samaria town targeted by security forces stands out in paratrooper reconnaissance platoon.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 9:18 AM

Jewish Blood is More Precious than Tires

Is a malignant flower growing in Yitzhar? And who is cultivating it? Giulio Meotti, 5/8/2014, 10:46 PM

Left-Wing Journalists Accused of 'Incitement to Murder'

Town of Yitzhar mounts 'fightback', submits complaints against journalists who called on IDF to kill or let Arabs kill 'settlers.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 5/8/2014, 8:21 PM

The Hebronization of Yitzhar

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Samaria Leader Tells Extremists: We Don't Want You Here

Police knew about incitement post against IDF soldiers two weeks before arrest was made, Shomron Regional Council official confirms.Uzi Baruch, Hezki Baruch, 5/7/2014, 5:30 PM

Public Officials Vow Crackdown on Extremists in Yitzhar

Panel slams Yitzhar extremists for 'violating Israel's democracy,' pledge to focus Shin Bet on 'price tag' instead of actual terrorism.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/7/2014, 5:29 PM

Pregnant Yitzhar Woman Arrested for Incitement

The woman wrote that she favors throwing rocks at Jews in some situations, even if a soldier is killed by them.Uzi Baruch, 5/7/2014, 9:54 AM

Yitzhar Father Remanded, Lawyer Protests 'Show Trial'

Mother and father of a youth suspected of Price Tag vandalism were arrested on suspicion that he'd used their car.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/4/2014, 6:57 PM

Yitzhar Couple Threatened, 'You'll Never See Your Kids Again'

Police arrest couple from town of IDF clashes over their car model, reportedly threaten them and don't allow them to see lawyer.Ari Yashar, 5/2/2014, 8:25 AM

Yitzhar Yeshiva Reopened with Limited Access

Up to 50 worshippers to be allowed to pray at Od Yosef Chai yeshiva, but IDF still remains in control of the institution.Oranit Etzer, 4/29/2014, 4:00 PM

Molotov Attack Near Yitzhar, Where IDF Clashes Occurred

Molotov cocktail thrown at Israeli car right before Shabbat outside of Samaria town, IDF reportedly finds cache of cocktails nearby.Ari Yashar, 4/26/2014, 10:16 PM

Why I Loathe the Israeli Elite

Israel's oligarchy has no time or interest to spare for the tragic murder of Baruch Mizrahi. Giulio Meotti, 4/22/2014, 10:12 PM

Yitzhar Resident Targeted by Police: I was Handing out Coca-Cola

After yet another suspect in the demolition of an IDF outpost is arrested, Honenu claims police deliberately targeting Yitzhar residents.Oranit Etzer, 4/22/2014, 12:18 PM

'The Government Suffers From Reverse Muscular Dystrophy'

Hundreds gather at Yitzhar for Passover; former MK slams government for having 'hands that destroy without thinking.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/18/2014, 10:36 AM

'It is Important that Israeli Society Appreciate IDF Soldiers'

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz commends IDF in light of Yitzhar events, condemns 'slap in the face' to combat soldiers.Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2014, 4:41 PM

Minister Uri Ariel Says Israeli Sovereignty is in Danger

Housing minister tells Arutz Sheva about proposed terror deal, 2015 housing price drop; slams collective punishment in Yitzhar.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/14/2014, 1:00 PM

Shoot or Hold Back? TV Correspondents Discuss

Channel 2's diplomatic correspondent debates military correspondent over the IDF's reaction to Yitzhar.Gil Ronen, 4/13/2014, 10:51 PM

'Special Task Force' to Operate inside Yitzhar

Police steps up presence in Jewish community after taking over its yeshiva.Uzi Baruch, 4/13/2014, 9:53 PM

Legal Forum: 'Occupation' of Yitzhar Yeshiva Undemocratic

The Legal Forum for the Land of Israel is seeking Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein's help in removing the IDF from the Yitzhar Yeshiva.Yaakov Levi , 4/13/2014, 5:44 PM

Uri Ariel Calls on Defense Minister to Stop 'Punishing' Yitzhar

Ariel clarifies that while extremist activity in Yitzhar 'violates the spirit of Judaism,' so does taking over yeshiva - and it must stop.Hezki Baruch, 4/13/2014, 1:39 PM

Yitzhar Community Pleads with Ya'alon: 'Leave Us Alone'

Poignant letter does not justify events in Yitzhar, but claims that state seems to be fighting 'price tag' with a 'price tag' of its own.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2014, 9:28 AM

Yitzhar: Police Face Serious Allegations of Brutality, Abuse

Mother files serious complaints against Judea-Samaria police unit, which allegedly taunted, abused her during dubious arrest.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2014, 11:29 PM

'Bulldozing Homes in the Middle of the Night - That's Terrorism'

Temple Institute founder fires at Israeli government for 'going against Torah law,' calls Civil Administration 'terrorists' for demolitions.Benny Toker, 4/11/2014, 3:58 PM

Minister Says Livni Should Leave the Government

In special interview, Uri Orbach calls HaTnua 'fictitious,' slams Livni for blaming Israel over talks - which he has 'no problem' reviving.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2014, 2:00 PM

Atty. Says IDF Seizing of Yeshiva 'Encourages Attacks'

Ben-Gvir slams IDF capture of Yitzhar yeshiva; 'they wouldn't dare seize Bir Zeit University' terror hotbed.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 12:43 PM

IDF 'Crosses Lines' by Seizing Yitzhar Yeshiva

IDF places unit in yeshiva it claims is 'front base for violence.' Yitzhar demands forces removed, notes illegal mosque opposite yeshiva.Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 10:20 AM

Sixth Yitzhar Resident Arrested

Among the residents under arrest – Boaz Albert, who was released from jail in January after 4 months.Gil Ronen, 4/10/2014, 7:37 PM

Yitzhar Leaders Call to Stop Violence Against IDF

Leaders of Yitzhar issued a letter Thursday appealing to residents to oppose violence against the IDF.Moshe Cohen, 4/10/2014, 3:04 PM

Yitzhar: Five Suspects Arrested over Demolition of IDF Outpost

Arrests bring total number of those detained over this week's clashes between IDF, local extremists, to seven.Ari Soffer, 4/10/2014, 10:05 AM

Punishment? IDF Cancels Passover Event in Homesh

IDF cancels the annual Passover event in Homesh, but denies cancellation is connected to recent tensions in Yitzhar.Uzi Baruch, 4/10/2014, 12:15 AM

Livni Calls Bennett 'Defiant Child' Over Annexation Letter

Justice Minister makes sarcastic comments over bid to annex Judea-Samaria: 'Let's just make Yitzhar boys rulers of Israel.'Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 10:37 PM

Defense Minister Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Moshe Ya'alon vows to use 'all means necessary' in crackdown on extremists in Samaria community.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/9/2014, 5:59 PM

Two New Arrests Amid Clashes in Yitzhar

Stone-throwing between security forces, extremists in Yitzhar overnight; more suspects arrested.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 5:37 PM

Leftist Security Veterans Urge Harsh Action Against Yitzhar

Council for Peace and Security demands a crackdown on Samaria town after clashes, attacks on IDF property.Uzi Baruch, 4/9/2014, 3:10 PM

Liberman: Bring 'Yitzhar Hooligans' to Justice

Foreign Minister slams those who destroyed an IDF outpost near Yitzhar, says they "are not Zionists".Hezki Baruch, 4/9/2014, 1:16 AM

IDF Outpost Destroyed in Yitzhar

Extremist youths vandalize IDF outpost, but ensure IDF soldiers are unhurt; unit shocked.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 3:19 PM

Defense Minister Calls for Order After Yitzhar Rioting

Ya'alon emphasizes the need to stop 'violent elements' in Yitzhar, stresses that minority does not represent majority in Judea-Samaria.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 12:55 PM

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Calls Yitzhar Extremists 'Anti-Zionists'

Rabbi Ronski, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urges state to stop extremists in Yitzhar, stresses majority of the community against violence.Benny Toker, 4/8/2014, 12:47 PM

Rights Lawyer: No Legal Precedent for Yitzhar Demolitions

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir says demolitions illegal, 'not a smart move' to calm tensions in Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 11:50 AM

Minister: Outraged Yitzhar Rioters 'Unrestrained Criminals'

Yitzhak Aharonovich vows 'zero tolerance' for 'price tag,' fires at outraged residents who clashed with Border Police overnight.Oranit Etzer, 4/8/2014, 11:34 AM

MK Slams 'Collective Punishment' in Yitzhar Demolitions

'Price tag' vandalism does not justify punishment against an entire community, MK Orit Struk says.Uzi Baruch, 4/8/2014, 8:51 AM

Police Forces Demolish Four Homes in Yitzhar

Tensions in Yitzhar escalate as police forces demolish more homes. Was it retaliation for 'price tag' attacks?Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 8:13 AM