Peace Now praises EU court ruling on 'settlement' labeling

"Europe stated clearly that it's proper to separate between legitimate and sovereign Israel inside the Green Line and occupied territories."Tal Polon, 11/12/2019, 1:16 PM

EU court mandates labeling of Israeli 'settlement' products

Top European court says products from 'Israeli settlements' must be labeled as such to enable consumers to make ethically-informed choices.Tal Polon, 11/12/2019, 11:41 AM

'Regulation Law 2' approved in preliminary reading

Knesset approves in preliminary reading bill anchoring in law special status of young settlements that have not been officially normalized.Hezki Baruch, 12/19/2018, 5:24 PM

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Ireland’s Senate advances bill outlawing sale of goods from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Violators may be jailed, fined.JTA, 11/28/2018, 10:32 PM

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty cancels joint event at last minute, deeming it inappropriate 'to host an event by those actively supporting settlements.'JTA, 1/22/2018, 12:44 PM

Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Secretary-general of the PLO's Executive Committee urges international community to continue supporting UNRWA and the "refugees".Dalit Halevi, 9/15/2017, 3:05 AM

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democratic Party rejects attempt to amend platform to single out 'settlements' as the obstacle to Middle East peace.JTA, 6/4/2017, 7:11 PM

Yossi Klein: Jewish presence in Judea, Samaria is here to stay

Haaretz columnist Yossi Klein joins a list of academics and commentators who conclude that the 'settlement enterprise' is irreversible.Baruch Gordon, 6/2/2017, 2:43 PM

See why this Israel Advocacy video went viral

With almost 100,000 views on Youtube, the English video below (with Hebrew subtitles) presents the case for Israel in 9 minutes.Baruch Gordon, 4/5/2017, 5:49 PM

We want our son

Larry Gordon, 1/8/2017, 11:41 AM

Security Council approves 'anti-settlement' resolution

UNSC approves Resolution 2334 calling on Israel to end "settlement activities". United States abstains.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/23/2016, 9:21 PM

'Israeli organizations join diplomatic terror'

Israel’s UN Ambassador criticizes leftist organizations for taking part in a UN Security Council meeting on "settlements".Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/14/2016, 8:21 PM

Delay Amona destruction to stop Obama at UN

Yesha leader warns that if destruction of Amona is not delayed, Obama will have a pretext to betray Israel at UN after US elections.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 8:53 PM

Housing Minister: I love Samaria

Yoav Galant says he loves Samaria and wishes to see Immanuel built up and flourishing.Gary Willig, 10/7/2016, 12:16 PM

ACRI petitions against anti-boycott regulation

ACRI in Israel petitions Supreme Court to revoke regulations protecting Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria from boycotts.Gary Willig, 10/5/2016, 1:05 PM

'Amona can't be evacuated'

On Monday evening, members of the Knesset visited Amona to provide support in light of pressure to expel the residents.Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2016, 10:02 PM

Food for thought

The author has an alternative paradigm for the middle east conflict. It does not include another failed Arab state.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/8/2016, 2:40 PM

Cabinet to resolve Yemenite children affair

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi to bring to investigate classified material about alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children in early days of stateShai Landesman, 6/26/2016, 3:00 PM

The precise number of Jews in the 'West Bank'

In new report, the Jewish population stats in Judea and Samaria are broken down into towns and regions, detail growth since Dec. 31, 2010.Baruch Gordon, 6/3/2016, 5:05 PM

Israel marks low-key, PC version of Mothers' Day

The day on which Israelis used to honor moms has been turned into one that honors 'the new family.'Gil Ronen, 2/9/2016, 2:47 PM

UN chief blasts Israel's 'stifling occupation'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon blasts Israel one day after sympathizing with terrorists.Elad Benari, 1/28/2016, 4:43 AM

Netanyahu trying to stop anti-Israel resolution

Foreign Ministry officials hard at work trying to stop Monday's vote on a resolution that could lead to sanctions against 'settlements'.Nitsan Keidar, 1/18/2016, 6:14 AM

EU resolution further singles out 'settlements'

Israel working to block EU resolution that emphasizes the distinction between Israel and "settlements".Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/15/2016, 10:44 PM

France Advancing Resolution on 'Settlements'?

Senior officials say France intends to advance a UN resolution on Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2015, 6:47 AM

Another CNN Screwup: 32-Year-Old 'New Settlement'

Nearly three decades after it was established, CNN has “discovered” the town of Mevo Horon – and declared it an “illegal settlement."Moshe Cohen, 4/16/2015, 10:13 AM

Hillary More Attached to Israel, says Analyst

White House vet says Clinton has a very different perspective on Israel from Barack Obama's.Gedalyah Reback, 4/14/2015, 9:48 PM

Settlement Pioneers: Vote for Jewish Home a Must

Jewish Home on Thursday received endorsements from three of the most prominent veterans in the settlement movement.Yaakov Levi, 3/12/2015, 11:12 AM

EU to Strike Israel with Sanctions After Elections

Report: EU countries behind sanctions against Israel scheduled against right-wing gov't, will push for full withdrawal from Judea-Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2015, 1:38 PM

Court Demands Demolition of Settlement - in Negev

It's not just Judea and Samaria; a Be'ersheva court declared illegal the Negev "settlement” of Sheizaf, after a lawsuit by a nature group.Moshe Cohen, 11/2/2014, 5:14 PM

Ya'alon: Eli, Har Bracha Essential to Security

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon on Sunday visited towns in Judea and Samaria, praising residents and expounding on their importance.Yaakov Levi, 10/12/2014, 10:38 PM

US Official: Israel Torpedoed Talks on Purpose

Martin Indyk lashes out at Israel again over failed peace talks, says 'settlements undermine Israel's Jewish future.'Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 9:18 AM

Ya'alon Calls for Order After Yitzhar

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

Att'y: 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

PA Calls for Boycott of 'Settlement Products'

'Prime Minister' of Palestinian Authority thinks such a boycott will create new jobs for Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevy, 3/30/2014, 4:00 PM

Livni: Kerry is 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: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Deputy Minister: rumors of Netanyahu's statements about Jews in a Palestinian State demand a harsh response.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 11:29 PM

UK Government Discourages Trade with 'Settlements'

Government website for Trade and Investments calls Judea, Samaria 'illegal', warns against 'reputational risk' to UK citizens.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 7:20 PM

Jewish Home MK: Partnership with Yesh Atid 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

Fatah: 'Settlements' a 'Crime Against Humanity'

Abbas’s Fatah faction warns Israel against any further "settlement construction" on "occupied Palestinian territory."Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 5:44 AM

NYC: Judea-Samaria Conference Amid Leftist Protest

Left-wing extremists call for protest to oppose presence of Jews from Judea and Samaria at New York Israel advocacy conference.Ari Soffer, 11/17/2013, 5:10 PM

Saar: Freeing Terrorists in Israel's Interest

Minister Gidon Saar says terrorist release will ultimately be best for Israel. Other MKs, Ministers strongly disagreeMaayana Miskin, 7/28/2013, 4:20 PM

Yesh Atid MK Slams 'Settlement' and 'Occupation'

MK Ofer Shelah slams the settlement enterprise as an obstacle to peace, attacks “Israeli occupation”.Elad Benari, 6/13/2013, 4:16 AM

Netanyahu Warns Likud Ministers Over Coalition

rime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Likud ministers to support building policies and avoid rocking the boat, lest "the ship sinks."Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 6:14 PM

MK Shaked: Welfare Minister Wrong

Welfare Minister Meir Cohen was completely wrong when he called to demolish “isolated settlements”, says MK Ayelet Shaked (Bayit Yehudi).Elad Benari, 5/27/2013, 4:15 AM

Welfare Minister: Dismantle 'Isolated Settlements'

Welfare Minister Meir Cohen (Yesh Atid) slams Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, calls to dismantle “isolated settlements".Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2013, 5:53 AM

Bedouin Squatters to Get Land, Cash

The Ministerial Law Committee on Monday authorized for legislation a law that would regulate Bedouin settlement in the NegevDavid Lev, 5/6/2013, 8:06 PM

UN Demands Israel Freeze All Yesha Construction

The United Nations has demanded that Israel immediately freeze all construction in Judea, Samaria and significant parts of Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2013, 3:09 PM

Ed Miliband Learns to (almost) Love Israel

He won't call himself a Zionist, but announced that he supports Israe.l Richard Mather, View from UK, 3/10/2013, 11:01 PM

MK Levin: Likud Returned to Historic Path

Head of Knesset's House Committee says Likud must not only be in power but learn to rule.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2012, 11:55 AM

Rivlin: Obama Victory Would Make Things Difficult

Obama victory would mean ‘difficulties’ for Israelis in Judea and Samaria, Knesset Speaker warns.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 7:33 PM

Video: Ketzaleh Predicts Doubling of Yesha Jews

MK Yaakov Katz told the Knesset doubling of mandates for nationalists will herald 1.5 million Jews living “across the Green Line.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 8:20 AM

Netanyahu to Back Part of Levy Report on Yesha

Netanyahu will suggest that the government back part of the Levy report urging a halt to discrimination against Jews in Judea and Samaria. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 8:06 AM

Abbas to Obama: UN Ploy Is Part of ‘Peace Process’

Abbas puts a new twist on the word “unilateral” and explains to Obama that the PA statehood bid to the UN actually is not unilateral. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/16/2012, 5:41 PM

Confirmed: Bibi Shelving Pro-Settlement Report

Sources say Netanyahu is burying the pro-settlement Levy report for ‘diplomatic reasons.’ US elections may be a factor.Maayana Miskin, 9/30/2012, 12:36 AM

Rabbi: Time for Netanyahu to 'Repent'

Rabbi of Amona called on PM Netanyahu to repent and keep his promises - to build 10 new homes in Judea and Samaria for each dismantled one.David Lev, 9/4/2012, 9:47 PM