31 MKs Tell PM: Answer EU Boycott by BuildingMKs call on Netanyahu to end the de facto freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria
Bennett: This is a Good GovernmentNaftali Bennett stands up to critics on Judea and Samaria building, Torah studies. ‘We’ve done what nobody else could do.’
Danon: It’s Always the Right Time to BuildNetanyahu faces rebellion within the coalition as Housing Minister, Deputy Defense Minister plan to fight construction freeze.
Ariel: We're Not Promoting New Building PlansAny construction in Judea and Samaria is based on plans that were approved long ago, emphasizes Housing Minister Uri Ariel.
Lapid: ‘Talk Until the White Smoke Comes Out’Yair Lapid shares his views on Israel-PA talks, settlements, and his friendship with Naftali Bennett.
Activist to Netanyahu: Keep Your Promises, Build!Daniella Weiss, one of the leaders of the Nahala movement, says that Netanyahu should live up to his promises to build in E1.
Housing Minister: Yes, There Is a Building FreezeMinister Uri Ariel confirms: Israelis not allowed to build homes east of 1949 armistice line.
US: 1,000 New Homes for Jews 'Unhelpful'"We don't accept the legitimacy of continued settlement activity," State Department spokeswoman told reporters.
Akunis: No Building Freeze In JerusalemMany Israelis have the impression that Israel has imposed a building freeze in Jerusalem. But there is no freeze, MK Ofir Akunis said
Abbas Admits He's Under PressurePA Chairman admits he is under international pressure to resume talks with Israel and drop demands for a construction freeze.
‘Netanyahu Created Demographic Time Bomb’Ex-city official warns that PM has given in to pressure from the Obama administration - causing a population shift in Jerusalem.
Report: Kerry Offers Freeze for NegotiationsU.S. Secretary of State suggests Israel freeze construction if it wants talks with the PA.
Min. Lapid: No Building Freeze in Judea, SamariaIn NYT interview, Finance Minister says he supports “natural expansion” of settlements.
Danon: I Will Personally Ensure Construction"Anyone who wants to legally promote building plans in Judea and Samaria can come to me," says Deputy Defense Minister.
PA's FM: Construction Freeze 'Vital' to TalksThe PA's foreign1 minister, Riyad al-Malki, says that halting Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria is "vital" to resuming peace talks.
'We Were Right to Warn About Netanyahu'The Binyamin Residents’ Council: Reports about a construction freeze are proof we were right about Netanyahu.
PLO 'Not Aware' of New Israeli Construction FreezeIsrael has not notified the PLO of any changes to its policy regarding construction in Judea and Samaria, says negotiator Saeb Erekat.
Danon: I'm Not Aware of Any Construction FreezeDeputy Defense Minister Danny Danon says he is not aware of any silent freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria.
Min. Ariel Vague on Threat over FreezeHousing Minister hints Bayit Yehudi would not vote for budget if construction is frozen in Judea and Samaria.
Netanyahu Orders New Construction FreezePrime Minister meets with Housing Minister, orders halt to new projects in Judea and Samaria.
Incoming Housing Minister: No Room for FreezesMK Uri Ariel: Construction in Judea and Samaria will continue at more or less the same pace.
Netanyahu Planning New Construction Freeze?PM Netanyahu, upset with residents of Judea & Samaria for not voting Likud, is reportedly planning to impose a new construction freeze.
Netanyahu: Building Freeze? No WayPrime Minister denies reports that a freeze is in the cards as Obama prepares to visit.
Building Freeze in Jerusalem NeighborhoodA letter by a senior official says political considerations prevent Jewish construction in the Shimon HaTzaddik neighborhood.
Lapid Prefers Bennett in CoalitionLapid prefers Bayit Yehudi in coalition. MKs say talks with PA unlikely to be a sticking point.
Netanyahu Quietly Delays E1 ProjectNetanyahu deliberately delays building in E1. US paper: promising building ‘a familiar tactic.’
Police Officer Reprimanded, Fined for TeargassingA police commander has been reprimanded and fined for spraying tear gas at a resident of the Shomron community of Yitzhar.
Abbas: Free Terrorists, Allow Weapons ImportsAbbas unveils new pre-talks demands: weapons, terrorist release, and a full freeze on new Israeli housing in Judea and Samaria.
Govt Freezes Building, Disabled Children SufferThe Judea and Samaria building freeze continues to affect communities. North of Jerusalem, disabled children are the ones who suffer.
After 10 Years: New Neighborhood in Karnei ShomronA cornerstone is laid for Neveh Maoz Daniel, which will include 50 new units.
Barkat: We'll Build in All of JerusalemJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat: There's no such thing as a "freeze" in construction. We'll build in all parts of the city for all residents.
Netanyahu: No New Construction FreezePrime Minister Netanyahu bluntly told UN Sec'y-Gen. Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday there will be no new construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.
Erekat: Freeze Construction or Talks EndPLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat has threatened to end talks on January 26 if Israel doesn't freeze construction, again.
Netanyahu: We Have a Right to Build in JerusalemPrime Minister says the Jewish people have "a right to build in our eternal capital" and Jerusalem must remain undivided.
Obama Wants 'Silent Freeze' in Judea, SamariaUS suggests Israel freeze construction unofficially to cause PA to restart talks.
Police, Residents Clash at Oz ZionSecurity forces arrived to destroy the nascent community of Oz Zion - two girls hurt in subsequent clashes.
US, EU Slam Gilo Construction ProjectWestern officials criticized Israel's decision to build 1,100 new housing units in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Yesha Reservists Demand HousingA group of IDF reservists have written Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, demanding an end to 'the quiet freeze' in Judea and Samaria.
400 Homes for Judea, SamariaThe government will allow a small number of new building tenders for Judea and Samaria, all in “settlement blocs.”
PA Will "Tolerate" ConstructionPA officials said they were willing to tolerate limited Israeli construction in Judea, Samaria, and eastern Jerusalem during future talks.
Gov’t, Peace Now Agree: DestroyThe government has accepted a Peace Now appeal and told the High Court it will destroy three new homes under construction in Migron in Samaria.
Building Freeze ThawsIsrael again okays or advances plans for new homes in United Jerusalem while Netanyahu visits Obama, but it has not caused a crisis – yet.
Abbas Claims He's Ready to TalkPA chairman Mahmoud Abbas told a US delegation he's 'ready to talk' and, in the same breath, set preconditions for doing so.
De Facto Jerusalem FreezeNetanyahu has frozen almost all new homes in parts of Jerusalem claimed by PA, says Housing Minister Atias. Netanyahu's office denies the charge.
Who is the Abandoned Efrat?The community of Efrat launches a mystery video campaign to remind PM Netanyahu that he promised to build in Efrat, but didn't keep his promise.
Yaalon: Skullcaps a Non-IssueDeputy PM and Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Yaalon said the preoccupation with new appointees' religiousness is wrong.
Obama Dead Set against YeshaIsrael’s building plans as a response to Arab terror don't move US, which says settlements are illegitimate. MK Katz: "Gov’t must build more.”
Zionist Rallies Set for 5 P.M.Country-wide rallies set for 5 p.m. Sunday to call for new homes for Jews in Judea and Samaria. “Palestinian Authority is not a peace partner.”
After Murders, New Homes OkayedThe government responded to the murder of the Fogel family by approving 500 new homes in Yesha, but all of them in major population centers.
Danon: Do Not Cede LandsMK Danny Danon (Likud) collects signatures from heads of local party branches for a letter calling Netanyahu to end freeze in Judea and Samaria.
Yesha Building ContinuesNew classrooms are dedicated in Samaria as construction of public buildings continues despite the freeze on new homes. Abbas calls for new freeze.
Shortage of 6,000 Homes in J&SHousing Minister Ariel Atias attends dedication ceremony for Karnei Shomron community center, promises to work to end the construction freeze.
MKs Aim to Limit Barak's ControlMKs Miri Regev and Ze'ev Elkin call to take authority for approving Judea and Samaria construction out of Barak's hands.
Bid to Stop Building FreezeA Knesset ministerial committee is discussing on Sunday a bill to give Jews in Judea and Samaria the rights that other Israeli citizens enjoy.
'Israel Will Keep Hevron'Education Minister Saar visits Gush Etzion, says students will be taken to see Jewish holy sites in Hevron.
Media Frenzy on Gilo BuildingMedia whip up opposition to expected approval of another bureaucratic step for a previously announced building project in southern Jerusalem.
Judea/Samaria Construction BoomNYTimes reports on a building boom in Yesha, explaining why it's a "problem."