Watch: IDF ambush nabs rock throwers

IDF forces arrest 24 for rock throwing, rioting, in weekend crackdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2018, 9:26 AM

'A father who took care of orphans, a man of the people'

1,000 turn out for funeral of former Chief IDF Rabbi Avichai Rontzki, who passed away Sunday the age of 66 after 2-year battle with cancer.Eliran Aharon, 4/1/2018, 7:21 PM

Rabbi Rontzki remembered as a leader, soldier, and Torah scholar

Ministers, MKs, and public figures eulogize Rabbi Avichai Rontzki who passed away on Sunday following a long battle with cancer.Tzvi Lev, 4/1/2018, 2:35 PM

Itamar resident arrested for possessing 3 illegal aircraft

Judea and Samaria resident found to illegally possess two helicopters and an airplane, as well as a private camouflaged runway.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 7:32 PM

Fogel family sues the Palestinian Authority

The 3 children whose parents, siblings were murdered 7 years ago are suing PA, PLO for encouraging the terrorists and paying them salaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 8:38 AM

Security forces confiscate firebombs, firearms, and magazines

Israeli security forces discover, confiscate firearms and magazines from Arab home, arrest 18 wanted terrorists.Chana Roberts, 1/29/2018, 7:45 AM

Terrorist infiltration foiled in Samaria town

One terrorist apprehended in town of Itamar in Samaria. Second suspect at large.David Rosenberg, 1/28/2018, 11:58 PM

Samaria resident extradited for Arab taxi driver's death

46-year-old former resident of Itamar in Samaria extradited after being convicted of manslaughter in Arab taxi driver's death.David Rosenberg, 1/17/2018, 10:01 PM

The Dreidel Rabbi speaks

Miracles. They spin and spin all around us.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 12/13/2017, 11:46 AM

Itamar residents respond to Avi Gabbay

'50 years ago, all the parts of the homeland in Judea and Samaria were liberated - Gush Etzion and Itamar alike.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2017, 9:43 AM

Watch: Hundreds pray at graves of Aaron's sons in Awarta

Jews of all stripes enter village from which Fogel family murderers came, to pray at burial site of priests Elazar and Itamar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2017, 8:55 AM

Jewish residents suffer as Samaria Arabs illegally burn trash

Arabs illegally dump garbage near Jewish town, burn trash at pirate landfill, causing air pollution for local Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2017, 7:58 PM

'Publishing pictures hurts families'

Father of victim of 2011 Itamar massacre slams publication of pictures from scene of Neve Tzuf terror attack.Yoni Kempinski, Neve Tzuf, 7/23/2017, 2:26 PM

'Give lynch victim his gun back'

Deputy Defense Minister asks police to return personal firearm to man attacked by lynch mob.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2017, 10:04 AM

Lynch survivor: I was staring death in the face

Resident of Samaria who escaped a lynch mob on his way home from the supermarket recalls the moments of horror.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2017, 4:32 PM

Illegal garbage incinerator near Itamar closed

Illegal garbage dump burning dangerous substances in Samaria closed after pressure from Regavim movement and Samaria regional council.Reut Hadar, 2/14/2017, 12:15 AM

Netanyahu holds security meeting following surge in attacks

After steady decline in attacks, sudden spate of violence ahead of Jewish holidays.JTA, 9/19/2016, 7:29 AM

Palestinian woman armed with knife arrested

A young Palestinian woman was walking toward the town of Itamar with a knife and dropped it when she spotted security personnel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 1:55 PM

Terror victim proposes at basketball semifinals

Shabo, who lost his leg and much of his family in horrific Itamar attack, proposes to his girlfriend on the hardwood to thunderous applause.Uzi Baruch, 6/7/2016, 8:50 AM

Shaked vows to continue building in Judea-Samaria

Justice Minister, speaking at dedication ceremony in Itamar, vows to bring more people to the region.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2016, 7:42 PM

'Our consolation is the building of the land'

Hundreds take part in memorial marking 5 years since Fogel massacre, where bereaved family members recall the victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2016, 10:37 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau: The Entire Nation is Crying

'Despite the awful pain we will continue to pray to merit soon the redemption of the people of Israel,' Chief Rabbi Lau says after murder.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 10:58 PM

Ministers: Abbas is Responsible For the Murder

Ministers blame Abbas's 'mechanism of murder' in UN incitement against Israel in murder of a young couple in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 9:56 PM

Couple Murdered In Front of Their Children in Samaria Shooting

Arab shooting attack between Itamar and Elon Moreh in Samaria leaves parents dead, 4 children physically unhurt. Situation may be ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2015, 9:09 PM

Watch: Chief Rabbi Lau Gets Hero's Welcome in Samaria

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi greeted with song and dance at hesder IDF yeshivas, gives strengthening speeches ahead of High Holy Days.Yishai Karov, 8/24/2015, 2:52 PM

Rabbi Ronsky: We Are Fulfilling the Will of the Fogel Family

4 years since the brutal Fogel family murder, Itamar remains defiant. 'The terrorists want to get rid of us, but we hold tight to the land.'Moshe Cohen, 2/25/2015, 4:48 PM

Itamar Security Team Duo Released

Two members of town's emergency team were arrested Monday on suspicion of injuring Arab rioters.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2015, 8:32 PM

'Scandal' as Samaria Guards Arrested Instead of Arab Terrorists

2 town security members arrested over claims that Arabs attacking IDF were wounded, as they blocked search for potentially abducted kids.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/20/2015, 5:51 PM

I Came to Israel and Saw a Great but Ungrateful Country

In a one week trip sponsored by the Foreign Ministry, Italian newsmen were shown the Carmel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the Negev. Our columnist made sure to get to Hevron, Itamar - and Har Nof. Giulio Meotti, 11/29/2014, 7:33 PM

Watch: Arab Sheep Rustlers Steal, Abuse Animals

Security camera captures an Arab gang illicitly entering the Samaria community of Itamar on Shabbat to steal sheep.Moshe Cohen, 9/15/2014, 6:30 PM

Itamar Loses Libel Suit against Haaretz Journalist

Judge finds that Neri Livneh did not libel the Samaria community when she said it produced murderers every two years.Gil Ronen, 8/31/2014, 7:01 PM

Public Urged to Pray for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Public asked to pray for Mordechai Yemin, soldier from Itamar who suffered head wound from mortar shells fired by Gaza terrorists.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 1:43 PM

A 'Miracle in Samaria' - New Neighborhood in Itamar

Itamar dedicates new neighborhood in memory of Gilad Zar, Gershon Messika praises 'convincing answer to terrorists.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 11:37 AM

One Synagogue, Twenty Victims of Terror

Town of Itamar in Samaria opens new synagogue in memory of 20 murdered residents; a place where 'crying and laughter are indivisibly mixed.'Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 5/7/2014, 3:28 PM

Mesika: The Fallen Command Us to Continue to Build

"Our loved ones who lie here gave us an order – to continue to live, and not to give up," Gershon Mesika told mourners in Itamar Monday.Yosef Berger, 5/5/2014, 5:56 PM

'The Solution is to Kill The Terrorists'

Brother of Ruti Fogel, murdered in 2011 Itamar massacre, argues for a different approach in Knesset committee on terrorist releases.Hezki Baruch, 3/26/2014, 6:16 PM

Third Memorial for Fogel Family

Friends, family mark three years since vicious slaying of parents and three children; grandfather seeks ‘small light in the darkness.’Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2014, 1:15 AM

Ariel: No Jew Will be Uprooted from Judea and Samaria

Housing Minister responds to Netanyahu's comments that not all communities in Judea and Samaria will be part of Israel in a peace agreement.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 4:44 AM

Bennett: The Whole Land of Israel is a Single 'Bloc'

After interviews by PM Netanyahu, Economics Min. Bennett says all Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria to remain under Israeli sovereignty.David Lev, 3/9/2014, 9:19 PM

‘Rabbis Should March Alongside Soldiers’

Former IDF Chief Rabbi advises current rabbis: put on your vest, pick up your gun, and join the march.Maayana Miskin, 2/25/2014, 11:02 PM

'No One Told Us Our Son's Murderer Was Being Released'

Bereaved families outraged after media - not government - informs them their relatives' murderers' bodies are being released.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 9:19 AM

Fogel Family Massacre: Appeal Upheld over Lenient Sentencing

Muhammed Awad received only five years for his part in the Itamar massacre; court extends sentence.Ari Soffer, 1/9/2014, 12:10 PM

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Jews in Samaria suffer blackout. The problem: power line is routed through a hostile Arab town.Maayana Miskin, 1/7/2014, 11:01 PM

Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Snow storm causes millions of shekels of damage to town of Itamar's agriculture and tourism, Arutz Sheva joins appeal for donations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 9:59 PM

Housing Minister Calls for ‘Many’ New Homes in Judea, Samaria

Minister joins inauguration of Itamar yeshiva, and calls for ‘many’ new housing projects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 9:24 AM

Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror Preparation

Jews catch Arabs filming Jewish town, making throat-cutting gestures on video – all as part of the ‘olive harvest.’Maayana Miskin, 10/24/2013, 6:34 PM

The "Small Settlements" are Essential for Peace

Take a topographical map and see what it says here for yourself.Giulio Meotti, 8/19/2013, 10:18 AM

Take a Hike. Preferably, to Bir Adva

The Samaria Residents' Council recommends a beautiful nature spot on the Itamar Ridge.Gil Ronen, 8/2/2013, 10:54 AM

US: 1,000 New Homes for Jews 'Unhelpful'

"We don't accept the legitimacy of continued settlement activity," State Department spokeswoman told reporters.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 11:14 PM

Left-Wing Youth Spend the Night in Itamar

Youth from left-wing academy change their views on Samaria after visiting terror-struck community.Maayana Miskin, 5/29/2013, 12:49 PM

Survivor of Itamar Massacre Marries Stepbrother

Avia Shabo, who lost her mother and three brothers in a terror attack in 2002, marries the son of the woman her father married.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2013, 12:13 AM

The Spirit of the Shomron in the Heart of Tel Aviv

Businessmen from central Israel and "settlers" from Samaria meet for an evening of solidarity and support for the community of Itamar.Yoni Kempinski, 3/13/2013, 4:19 PM

Accessories in Fogel Murder Sentenced

Three PA Arabs have been sentenced to prison for aiding the murderers of the Fogel familyDavid Lev, 2/28/2013, 1:57 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu Offers Inspiring Words at Fogel Memorial

At the memorial for the Fogel family, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu said that the ark in Mishkan Ehud looks like the entrance to the Holy Temple., 2/18/2013, 5:16 AM

14 Babies Named for Fogels in the Past Year

At least 34 newborns have been named after members of the family slain two years ago.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2013, 7:47 PM

Itamar Massacre Survivor Engaged to Stepbrother

Avia Shabo lost her mother and 3 brothers in act of Muslim barbarism in 2002.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2013, 10:14 AM

Barak Working for Expansion of Yesha Town

Defense Minister has approved building zone in the town of Itamar, where the Fogels were murdered. ”Avenge terror by building homes.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/12/2012, 12:01 PM