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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

Yitzhar Condemns Slashing of IDF Vehicle's Tires

There is no legitimacy to harming military vehicles, says Yitzhar spokesman after IDF jeep vandalized for the second time in 48 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2014, 2:42 AM

Tires Slashed Again in Yitzhar as Suspect Sent Home

IDF jeep vandalized for the second time in 48 hours. Repeat offender or copycat attack?Ido Ben-Porat, 4/7/2014, 10:38 PM

Minister Condemns 'Price Tag' Attack as 'Anti-Zionist Crime'

Justice Minister slams 'price tag' attacks as harming IDF, Israel, Jewish people.Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2014, 5:10 PM

Suspect Arrested in 'Price Tag' on IDF Colonel's Jeep

Police say suspect is a student at a yeshiva in Jerusalem's Old City; Prime Minister, Defense Minister decry 'terrorism'.Ari Soffer, 4/7/2014, 12:44 PM

Netanyahu: 'Terrorists' will Pay for Slashed Tires

Prime Minister uses language that is usually reserved for murderers, in reaction to vandalizing of IDF vehicle.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2014, 8:50 PM

Yaalon Brands Vandalism of IDF Officer's Car 'Terrorism'

Defense Minister lashes out after suspected extremists slash tires of Brigade Commander's car following house demolition.Ari Soffer, 4/6/2014, 3:32 PM

'In a Moment, Everything was Broken'

Shoshana Lazar, whose home was razed by the IDF, recalls: 'Suddenly we saw hundreds of policemen.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/2/2014, 12:23 PM

Yitzhar Home Razed 'for no Reason'

Security forces demolished the Lazar family's new home, days before it was to move in.Ido Ben Porat, 4/2/2014, 9:57 AM

Security Services Make Samaria Man 'Disappear'

Yehuda Landsberg of Havat Gilad has not been heard from since arrest by the Shabak one week ago; accused of 'price tagging'.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 1:37 PM

IDF Recruits Arrested For 'Inciting' Others to Refuse Orders

Police arrest 4 activists from Samaria suspected of 'inciting' other recruits to refuse orders to expel Jews from their homes.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 3:55 PM

Boaz Albert: I Did the Right Thing

Samaria resident who was released from prison after four months says that the Jewish people have every right to live in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/20/2014, 1:13 AM

School Banned over ‘Price Tag’ Plans Reopening

School banned over secret Shin Bet evidence plans to open next year anyway.Maayana Miskin, 1/19/2014, 12:59 PM

Boaz Albert Freed At Last

Samaria resident released from prison after 4 months, refused to be released till draconian distancing order lifted.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2014, 12:00 PM

Defense Minister Condemns Attack on Samaria Commander's Car

Residents of Yitzhar in Samaria repair damage to vehicle attacked in apparent 'price tag' incident.Ari Soffer, 1/10/2014, 3:28 PM

'It's a Shame I Missed the Snow'

Boaz Albert, the Jewish farmer jailed for resisting distancing order from his Samarian farm, says the price was worth paying.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 5:22 PM

Solidarity Visit to Imprisoned Boaz Albert's Home

Women in Green and Professors for a Strong Israel representatives visit home of imprisoned Samaria man, victim of administrative orders.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2013, 10:50 AM

Report: Obama Linking 'Peace Talks,' Iran

Maariv: US Administration tells Israel progress on Palestinian issue will lead to continued pressure on Iran.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2013, 12:45 PM

Boaz Albert Refuses House Arrest Away from His Home

Boaz Albert from Yitzhar will remain in jail after refusing to house arrest in a community other than Yitzhar.Elad Benari, 11/1/2013, 4:14 AM

French Citizen Detained for 'Spying' on Jewish Community

A French citizen was detained today (Wednesday) for spying on Yitzhar residents; may be related to Arab incitement in the area.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2013, 10:51 PM

Clashes in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

Clash in Samaria as Arabs, foreign supporters try to force their way into an Israeli town. Locals say olive harvest just a pretext.Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 2:03 PM

Yitzhar: Police Criticized for Night Raid

Three residents of northern Samarian community of Yitzhar arrested on suspicion of obstructing arrest of fellow community member.Adam Ross, 10/17/2013, 3:28 PM

Minister: PM Opposes 'Bushehr-Yitzhar' Linkage

Min. Erdan says PM “completely opposes” linkage between Iranian nuclear program and territorial concessions to the Palestinian Authority.Eliran Aharon, Yoni Kempinski, 10/2/2013, 7:13 PM

Video: Boaz Albert's 'Surprise' for Border Police

Police struggle for hours to free farmer from chains so that they can arrest him.Maayana Miskin, 9/25/2013, 2:15 AM

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

Yitzhar Event To Support Albert Family

Yitzhar will host an event during Sukkot to support Boaz Albert's family after a court order forced his expulsion from Judea and Samaria.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/17/2013, 2:16 PM

Rabbi Backs Civil Disobedience over 'Meaningless' IDF Orders

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu supports civil disobedience in the face of orders to leave one’s home.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 10:38 AM

Samaria: Jews Confront IDF over Arab Workers

Residents of Yitzhar blocked IDF vehicles from entering because army insisted on employing Arab drivers.Arutz Sheva, 8/28/2013, 1:17 PM

Boaz Albert Heading Home

Man tased by police in now-infamous video still has no plans to adhere to distancing order.Maayana Miskin, 8/27/2013, 7:28 PM

Aharonovitch on Taser Incident: It Looks Bad

Internal Security Minister responds to the incident in which Boaz Albert was repeatedly shocked with a taser by police officers.Elad Benari, 8/21/2013, 1:15 AM

Former Police Chief: Tasers Are Good, but Misused, Tool

The cops who repeatedly shocked Boaz Albert were unprofessional, says former Jerusalem police chief Aryeh Amit.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 5:46 AM

Bennett Demands Answers About Brutal Yitzhar Arrest

The brutal arrest of Boaz Albert with a taser "unworthy of a democratic country," declares Bayit Yehudi chairman.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/16/2013, 10:41 PM

Court Orders Boaz Albert Released

Amid a storm over police brutality, father-of-six who was violently arrested for entering his own home will be released from prison.Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2013, 1:33 PM

Police Brutality: Violent Yitzhar Arrest Caught on Video

Video shows officers using taser against unarmed, unresisting father as small child screams.Maayana Miskin, 8/16/2013, 10:16 AM

'They Shocked Him Again and Again'

Wife of Yitzhar resident who was arrested provides a chilling description of the police brutality during the arrest.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 5:13 AM

Yitzhar Couple: 'We'll Disobey Distancing Order'

Boaz and Irit Albert defy IDF restraining order, protest "injustice" of "disconnecting a person from his wife, children and sustenance."Gil Ronen, 8/12/2013, 4:16 PM

Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song, Dancing

Jewish men who warned others of impending home demolitions are sent to jail.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 12:41 PM

Photos: Arabs Set Large Fire Near Yitzhar

Soldiers, residents fought fire under a hail of rocks, but were forbidden to fire at the attackers.Gil Ronen, 5/30/2013, 8:58 PM

Two Samaria Jews Distanced from Homes

Watchdog NGO says the punishment follows an argument between two youths and policeGil Ronen, 5/19/2013, 5:42 PM

Yitzhar Demands Apology, Payment for 'Libelous' Radio Report

Attorneys for Yitzhar demanding an apology from Israel Radio correspondent Carmela Menashe, for a libelous report.David Lev, 5/9/2013, 5:11 PM

Women in Green: Annex Yesha, No to Terrorism

Women in Green rallied Sunday at site of the murder of Evyatar Borovsky and paid a condolence call to his widow Tzofia in Yitzhar.Yoni Kempinski, 5/6/2013, 9:57 PM

IDF Foils New Outpost Bid by 200 Arabs

About 200 Arabs set up an illegal outpost Saturday near Shechem, and were dispersed. Rocks thrown by Arabs injure 3 near Yitzhar. Gil Ronen, 2/2/2013, 8:11 PM

Video: Arabs Chased Away from Jewish Outpost

About 200 Arabs from Urif invade outpost near Yitzhar.Gil Ronen, 1/14/2013, 9:44 AM