France blasts Israel's approval of Jerusalem homes

French Foreign Ministry condemns approval of 566 new housing units in Jerusalem, says "settlements" threaten the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2017, 6:06 AM

UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a worrying development

UN envoy to the Middle East links Israeli construction in Jerusalem to the "dangerously" changing situation in the region.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2016, 4:16 AM

Jerusalem school bus driver arrested for sexual assault

Driver for religious school accused of sexual assaults on 13-year old female passenger.David Rosenberg, 7/4/2016, 9:51 AM

Peace Now looks to reignite controversy ahead of Biden visit

With Vice President Biden set to arrive Tuesday afternoon, Peace Now looks to reignite tensions which marred 2010 visit.David Rosenberg, 3/8/2016, 11:23 AM

US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Israel next week

US Vice President Joe Biden will arrive in Israel for a two-day visit next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 5:07 PM

US to Israel: Build in Jerusalem for Arabs, but not for Jews

Ahead of Biden's visit to Israel, Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to prevent new Jerusalem housing projects.David Rosenberg, 2/29/2016, 5:48 PM

Anti-Semitism and Jewish Dissonance on the 2016 Campaign Trail

The left has to do some soul-searching and reflect why it describes anti-Semitism as political expression, but criticism of Muslims as hate speech. Liberal Jews have to do the same about Obama. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/15/2015, 12:31 PM

US, EU Condemn 'Illegal' Building in Jerusalem

Plans released to build 900 homes in Ramat Shlomo. EU, US condemn 'illegal' and 'disappointing' move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2015, 9:14 PM

Israel Approves 900 New Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Jerusalem district planning committee gives builders go-ahead to start construction in Ramat Shlomo five years after first announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 2:49 PM

Construction in Ramat Shlomo to Receive Final Approval

Five years after first announcement, Jerusalem neighborhood poised to receive approval for 1,500 new housing units.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 1:20 PM

Approved: 400 Housing Units to Be Built in Jerusalem

Just one week after 1,000 housing units broke de facto freeze in the capital, Ramat Shlomo to see another 400 Jewish homes built.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 5:14 PM

Guess Who is Building in Jerusalem?

PM gave green light for building in Ramat Shlomo and Har Homa. Peace Now will probably object, as it did in Gilo and Givat Hamatos, but actions speak louder than words. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 10/27/2014, 10:47 AM

Leftists Squirm Amid Discussion on 1,600 Jerusalem Apartments

Ramat Shlomo building project delayed for 4 years may be finally built. Will leftists block it again?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2014, 9:39 AM

Security Forces Took 20 Minutes to Respond to Jerusalem Shooting

Victims of Saturday shooting lament long response time, as questions about under-reported attack linger.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2014, 7:32 PM

Jerusalem Terror Attack, Police/Media Coverup Suspected

Residents of hareidi Ramat Shlomo say terrorist fired 13 bullets at youths. Police are evasive, non-nationalist media is mum.Gil Ronen , 6/1/2014, 8:31 AM

Hareidi MK: Jerusalem Construction is Just Talk

MK Uri Maklev says despite PM's promises to develop Ramat Shlomo, and the diplomatic cost, no tenders were issued.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2014, 7:59 PM

PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA says Israel is “trying to wreck peace talks” with plans to build 1,500 new homes in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 10/31/2013, 3:15 AM

Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

UN chief condemns Israel for building, but welcomes its "gesture" of releasing murderers.Elad Benari, 10/31/2013, 12:12 AM

Netanyahu Approves 1,500 Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Prime Minister seeks to provide counterbalance to release of terrorists, by approving 4 housing plans.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2013, 9:42 AM

Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel will promote new construction projects in Jerusalem, including hundreds of new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 10/30/2013, 2:42 AM

Frozen Ramat Shlomo Homes Finally Get Go-Ahead

The Jerusalem City Council on Monday transferred funds for the construction of funding in neighborhoods of the city.David Lev, 8/27/2013, 2:46 AM

Non-Jewish Guards to Stop Sabbath Thefts

Hareidi leaders in Jerusalem turn to private firm to stop wave of Sabbath thefts.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 3:46 PM

‘Netanyahu Created Demographic Time Bomb in Jerusalem’

Ex-city official warns that PM has given in to pressure from the Obama administration - causing a population shift in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 8:30 AM

Livni Objects to Israeli Construction, Says It's 'Provocative'

Livni expresses objection to Israeli construction in E1 and in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 5:13 AM

Is Netanyahu's Building Spree an Election Spin?

Aryeh King, Jerusalem land expert, says facts on the ground belie Likud's construction campaign.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2012, 6:21 PM

Israeli Construction is 'Provocative', Claims Nuland

U.S. State Department spokeswoman uses strong language to condemn Israeli building in northern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 4:13 AM

U.S. Condemns Ramat Shlomo Construction

Israel should refrain from "unilateral actions", says State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 3:14 AM

Jerusalem Housing Project Approval 'Significant and Positive'

Most Israeli officials praised news that plans for a new housing project in Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood are moving forward.Chana Ya'ar, 12/17/2012, 10:35 PM

PA Will Go to UN Security Council on Jerusalem Housing Plan

The Palestinian Authority says it will file a complaint with the UN Security Council over movement in plans for housing in Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 12/17/2012, 10:33 PM

Jerusalem Housing Plan Moves Ahead, But Reduced

The Interior Ministry says a planned housing project in Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo area must shrink by 100 units before final approval.Chana Ya'ar, 12/17/2012, 9:04 PM

Israel Revives Northern Jerusalem Construction Plan

Israel revives a plan to build 1,600 homes in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 4:17 AM

3 Hurt in Hareidi-Arab Rock Fight

Confrontation took place in Ramat Shlomo Saturday evening. Three hareidim arrested.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2012, 9:03 PM

Ramat Shlomo Clears Hurdle, 'More Jerusalem Projects Under Way'

Oren: The US is too busy with the oil spill to care about Israel’s OK of a new step in a Jerusalem housing project that sparked a crisis in March.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 6/16/2010, 5:32 PM

NY Times Calls Neighborhood in Jerusalem 'West Bank Settlement'

“All the news that’s fit to print” is the NY Times motto, but its agenda was revealed when it called a Jerusalem neighborhood a “settlement.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/18/2010, 2:39 PM

Deputy Minister: If US Balks at Veto, Shun 'Hussein Obama'

Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara tells Christian Zionists if US doesn't veto a UNSC resolution on Jerusalem, Israel should go directy to American people.Gil Ronen, 3/30/2010, 10:10 PM

US May Abstain if UNSC Votes on Eastern Jerusalem Construction

Another Obama threat? BBC reports a senior US official said US may abstain if UNSC votes against building for Jews in eastern Jerusalem. Gil Ronen, 3/28/2010, 10:21 PM

Obama and Netanyahu End Closed-Door ’Give and Take’ Meeting

Obama and Netanyahu met 90 minutes behind closed doors. A Jewish Republican leader called it a snub. A US spokesman said it was “give and take.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/24/2010, 7:40 AM

Polls: Israelis View Obama as Pro-Arab

Only seven percent of Israelis see Obama as pro-Israel, 42 percent say he's pro-Arab.. US poll is 8 to 1 for siding with Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/23/2010, 9:18 AM

Netanyahu Draws the Line: We Build in Jerusalem as in Tel Aviv

Fighting words from Prime Minister Netanyahu to the US: “Building in Jerusalem will continue just like it does in Tel Aviv,” he told the Cabinet. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/21/2010, 12:17 PM

Clinton and Netanyahu Make up: We Really Are Friends

Crisis? It’s just a disagreement, Clinton says. “The US bond with Israel is unshakeable.” Netanyahu appreciates her “warm remarks.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/17/2010, 9:19 AM

Despite US Pressure, Israel Insists: No Preconditions for Talks

Netanyahu's bureau says PA is continuing to incite against Israel and must 'enter peace tent without preconditions.'Gil Ronen, 3/16/2010, 11:20 PM

GOP Leads Backlash against Obama; Democrats Uneasy

The Republican party has shifted the blame for the US-Israel crisis from Netanyahu to Obama. Democrats also are getting uneasy as elections near. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/15/2010, 10:36 PM

Despite Apology, Danon Backs Netanyahu

Likud MK Danon: "Netanyahu said that the timing was problematic, but on the issue of the right of Jews to build in Jerusalem, he was very clear"Yoni Kempinski, 3/15/2010, 7:38 PM

Netanyahu on the Offense: Jerusalem Building to Continue

Netanyahu, buoyed by across-the-board Knesset support, switched from defense to offense and vowed building will continue in all of Jerusalem.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/15/2010, 6:53 PM

'US Demands Israel Cancel Ramat Shlomo Construction Plans'

Channel 2: Clinton told Netanyahu to cancel project, make gestures to PA, declare talks will include all core issues. Video tour: Ramat Shlomo.Gil Ronen and Yoni Kempinski, 3/14/2010, 10:54 PM

Knesset Members Back Netanyahu on Jerusalem

Coalition head Ze'ev Elkin gathers signatures to show that across the political spectrum, Jerusalem is not up for discussion.Maayana Miskin, 3/14/2010, 10:11 PM

Jerusalem Construction: Pummeling from Obama Enters Sixth Day

Obama adviser David Axelrod: approval of Ramat Shlomo units was an 'affront' and 'insult' that 'seemed calculated to undermine' talks with PA.Gil Ronen, 3/14/2010, 8:19 PM

Likud MK: Why are We Apologizing?

Likud MK Yariv Levin doesn't understand why PM Netanyahu apologized to the US over construction in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 3/13/2010, 10:02 PM

Netanyahu Gets Earful From Clinton on Eastern Jerusalem Building

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton lashed out at Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, berating him for building plans in northern Jerusalem.Malkah Fleisher, 3/13/2010, 10:00 PM