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

'Friendly' Arab Snowballs Turn into Rocks in Yitzhar Riot

An ostensibly “friendly” snowball fight in Samaria turned into an all out attack in Yitzhar early Thursday, when Arabs riotedDavid Lev, 1/10/2013, 9:49 AM

Arabs Target Yitzhar on the Sabbath

Dozens of PA Arabs from a village near Shechem try to enter a neighborhood in Yitzhar during the Sabbath.Elad Benari, 12/16/2012, 5:01 AM

IDF Soldier Dismissed for Refusing to Assist Shomron Demolition

An IDF soldier from the Nachal Hareidi removed from his position for refusing to assist a demolition in Yitzhar.Elad Benari, 11/7/2012, 5:09 AM

Haaretz Reporter to Compensate Itamar

Neri Livneh must pay 225,000 Israeli shekels for maligning the community as hotbed of murderers. Gil Ronen, 11/5/2012, 10:22 AM

Forces Beat, Intimidate Residents as Yitzhar Buildings Destroyed

Large numbers of IDF troops and border police descended on the community of Yitzhar overnight Wednesday and destroyed several buildingsDavid Lev, 11/1/2012, 9:34 AM

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb, Shomron

The Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph. Hana Levi Julian, 10/4/2012, 10:26 AM

Police Raid Yeshiva in Samaria to Arrest One Youth

Dozens of security personnel raided a Samaria yeshiva in the middle of the night to arrest one youth, only after they searched every room. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/12/2012, 9:06 AM

Police Officer Reprimanded, Fined for Teargassing Protester

A police commander has been reprimanded and fined for spraying tear gas at a resident of the Shomron community of Yitzhar.Elad Benari, 8/23/2012, 4:16 AM

Warm Welcome as Men Expelled from Yitzhar Return

Men from the town of Yitzhar return home after six-month expulsion for unexplained ‘security reasons.’Maayana Miskin, 7/13/2012, 1:46 PM

‘IDF Commanders Cower in Face of PA Violence’

IDF heads are accused of “cowardly” behavior over the response to clashes near Yitzhar.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 10:50 AM

PA Arabs Attack, Israelis' Weapons Confiscated

Yitzhar’s security forces have their weapons taken following concerns over heavy-handed response to PA attacks.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 9:09 AM

The Enemy within: Media Ignores Second Arson Video

Israeli mainstream media showed video of Yitzhar event shot by Arabs but ignores video shot and published by the Jews.Gil Ronen, 5/28/2012, 9:49 AM

Yitzhar: B'tselem Edited Out Arab's Knife

In a video not shot by B'tselem, Arabs and leftists can be seen getting out of Red Crescent vehicle, setting fire.Gil Ronen, 5/27/2012, 10:54 PM

PA's Shechem Governor to UN: Please Intervene

Jabareen AlBakri says international forces can stop confrontations between Jews and Arabs.Gil Ronen, 5/27/2012, 10:26 PM

Arabs Set Fire near Yitzhar, One Arab Shot

Another Sabbath, another provocation at Yitzhar. Security man shoots an Arab who pulled out a knife.Gil Ronen, 5/27/2012, 9:58 PM

Yitzhar Arson: Two Arabs Caught in the Act

IDF arrests Arabs from Madama immediately after they set fire to brush north of Samaria community.Gil Ronen, 5/24/2012, 9:04 PM

Appeal to Rabbis: Permit Filming Incidents on Shabbat

Yesha media NGO asks rabbis to let Jews hire professionals to film incidents like the last one at Yitzhar, to prevent media damage.Gil Ronen, 5/22/2012, 9:15 AM

B'Tselem Video Misrepresents Arab Arson

B'Tselem video shows a Yitzhar resident firing at an Arab, fails to mention that Arabs had tried to set fire to the community.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 2:07 AM

Arabs Target Yitzhar as 'Arson Season' Continues

Arabs start a fire near the community of Yitzhar, then attack firefighters and security forces.Elad Benari, 5/20/2012, 5:18 AM

‘PA Arson Season’ Starts in Samaria

Terrorists renew regular attacks on Jewish homes, farms in Samaria as dry summer season begins. Two near-disasters in Yitzhar.Maayana Miskin, 5/6/2012, 5:48 PM

Yeshiva Student Detained on the Way to a Wedding

Police arrest a student of the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva in Yitzhar while he is on a bus on his way to a friend's wedding.Elad Benari, 3/26/2012, 2:16 AM

Yitzhar Couple and Six Children Under House Arrest

Akiva Hacohen from Yitzhar has been under house arrest for two months. His wife describes the conditions.Elad Benari, 3/16/2012, 1:13 AM

Yitzhar Resident Arrested for Being Yitzhar Resident

A resident of the Shomron community Yitzhar was arrested simply for being a resident of Yitzhar. Police wouldn't let him talk to a lawyer.Elad Benari, 2/9/2012, 8:05 AM

Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Leaders in Yitzhar blasted GSS chief Yoram Cohen saying he needs to learn about their town first hand instead of relying on hearsayA7 Staff, 2/3/2012, 1:46 PM

Yitzhar Resident Jailed for Spying as Wife is Expecting

Yitzhar resident Akiva Hacohen has been accused by the police of spying and has been arrested. His wife is due to give birth any day.Elad Benari, 1/4/2012, 2:16 AM

Yitzhar Residents: We Stopped a Terrorist

Residents of Yitzhar in central Samaria say they prevented a terrorist attack when they used force to halt a truck driven by Arabs.David Lev, 12/31/2011, 11:01 PM

MK Ben-Ari: Demolition 'A Lit Match in a Barrel of Oil'

Large numbers of Border Police moved on the new community of Mitzpe Yitzhar, demolishing two buildings at the site. David Lev, 12/15/2011, 9:14 AM

Ministry of Education Stops Funding to Yitzhar Yeshiva

The Ministry of Education has decided to halt funding to the Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva and shut down the local high school yeshiva.Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 5:13 AM

Restraining Orders Bring Yitzhar Spirit to Jerusalem

The restraining orders against men in Yitzhar have led them to bring their spirit - and activism -to the rest of Israel.Maayana Miskin, 10/21/2011, 12:44 PM

Arabs March on Yitzhar, IDF Intervenes

Dozens of PA Arabs march on nearby Jewish village. Similar procession stopped by soldiers.Maayana Miskin, 9/20/2011, 5:19 PM

New Police Policy? Yitzhar Residents Arrested After Midnight

As part of many measures being taken against residents of Yitzhar, those who come home after midnight are now being detained.Elad Benari, 8/18/2011, 5:15 AM

ISA Continues to Pick On Yitzhar Detainees

After being arrested and then released, the two Yitzhar residents have once again been summoned for questioning.Elad Benari, 8/17/2011, 5:43 AM

Shin Bet Insert Doesn't Fool Yitzhar Detainee

Israel Security Agency plants agent in Yitzhar detainee's cell in an attempt to get him to talk. It didn't work.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 12:13 AM

Yitzhar Exile Speaks Out

Man exiled from home without explanation accuses Shin Bet of making Judea, Samaria Jews out to be violent.Maayana Miskin, 8/12/2011, 10:49 AM

‘Price Tag’ Suspects Held in Tiny Jail Cell

A Petach Tikvah court extends for another five days the remand of two ”price tag” suspects being held in jail without bathroom facilities. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/9/2011, 11:02 AM

Yitzhar Residents Honor 'Deportees'

Dozens of Yitzhar residents came out for a spontaneous show of affection for a dozen residents who were forced to leave the community by polDavid Lev, 8/5/2011, 1:10 AM

Restraining Orders Issued Against Yitzhar Residents

Police hand out restraining orders against residents of Yitzhar. Shomron Council Head Mesika: "This is draconian and anti-democratic."Elad Benari, 8/2/2011, 6:15 AM

Police Acknowledge Shooting in Self-Defense, then Arrest Shooter

Police agents without search warrants raided a Gush Etzion home, ultimately arresting M. for a self-defense shooting of an Arab six months ago.Hillel Fendel, 6/16/2011, 10:38 AM

Four Yitzhar Arrestees Already Free; Why the Early-Morning Raid?

The four residents of Yitzhar arrested in today's early-morning police raid are already free, having been released during the course of the day. Hillel Fendel, 6/13/2011, 4:19 PM

Police Force in 'Revenge' Raid on Yitzhar

Large police force raids Shomron news agency that publicized an internal anti-settler IDF directive. Two were arrested, computers were confiscated.Hillel Fendel, 6/13/2011, 11:36 AM

First Time: Cop Will be Charged with Illegal Tear-Gassing

The Police Department has decided to press charges against a policeman who tear-gassed a passive protestor at point-blank range in Yitzhar. Hillel Fendel, 5/12/2011, 2:14 PM