Israeli voters, the elections are a referendum on national sovereignty

The Trump plan is a test for Israel regarding application of Israeli law over the Jordan Valley and the Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 3/2/2020, 6:45 PM

Mark Langfan explains the strategic value of the West Bank

Mark Langfan explains why Israel and the United States' security require Israeli control over the West Bank.Sharona Cohen, 3/1/2020, 11:21 PM

Efrat Mayor: Yesha leaders must cooperate with Trump admin.

Oded Revivi says Israeli mayors in Judea and Samaria must work with US on maps of territory that will remain Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 3:35 PM

Bennett approves 1,900 residential units in Judea and Samaria

Civil Administration's Planning Office to approve more than 1,900 housing units in the heart of the Binyamin region.Ben Ariel, 2/21/2020, 5:26 AM

Touring Judea & Samaria - must-see spots

‘Visit2Israel’ reveals must-see spots in the Holy Land - Judea & Samaria.ILTV, 2/20/2020, 12:47 PM

PA threatens legal action against Amazon

PA blasts Amazon for offering free shipping to Israeli residents of Judea and Samaria but not to Palestinian Arab ones.Elad Benari, 2/19/2020, 5:44 AM

Erekat urges companies operating in Judea and Samaria to leave

Senior PLO official calls on companies named in UN blacklist to cease doing business in "settlements".Elad Benari, 2/19/2020, 3:37 AM

Amazon under fire over free shipping to Jews and not Arabs

Amazon accused of bias for offering free shipping to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria but not to PA villages.Ben Ariel and JTA, 2/17/2020, 5:56 AM

AIPAC condemns UNHRC blacklist

Pro-Israel lobby says UNHRC blacklist "latest in a deplorable history of attacks on Israel by the UN and its agencies."Elad Benari, 2/13/2020, 2:06 AM

Democratic Rep. blasts 'shameful' UNHRC blacklist

Rep. Ted Deutch criticizes UN Human Rights Council following release of "blacklist" of companies which do business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/12/2020, 11:42 PM

'Without sovereignty, we'll have a Palestinian terror state'

Defense Min. Bennett urges immediate vote on sovereignty, says 'there'll never be a better time' to do it.Hezki Baruch, 2/9/2020, 12:07 AM

Investor's Corner - Where can I buy into Deal of the Century?

President Trump is a real estate man and his first definition of a deal is that it will be 'out of the box'. What will be in Judea/Samaria?Lior Zeberg, 2/6/2020, 11:22 AM

'If we don't apply sovereignty a terror state will be formed'

Yamina MK visits Yesha council sovereignty tent. 'If we don't take this opportunity now we will not have another in the next 50 years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 5:00 PM

New UN resolution would condemn Israeli annexation

Draft Security Council resolution seeks to rebuke Trump peace plan by condemning Israeli plan to annex communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/5/2020, 3:03 AM

Rubin Margules stands strong for Judea and Samaria

"Jewish Lay Leaders - Opinions That Matter," hosts Rubin Margules who passionately explains the State of Israel's rights to Judea & Samaria.Baruch Gordon, 2/4/2020, 9:40 PM

463,901 Jews living in Judea and Samaria

Growth rate in Judea & Samaria increases in 2019 to 3.4%. 'Half a million residents and high growth rate means its time for sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 10:38 AM

Britain warns Israel against annexation

UK foreign office expresses concern over possible Israeli application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2020, 9:49 PM

Israel will be less secure if the "Deal ofthe Century" is carried out

The tunnel aspect of the Trump team's "Deal Of The Century" proposal would critically endanger Israeli civilians.   Moshe Phillips, 1/30/2020, 7:03 AM

'Annexation won't be happening next week'

Minister Yariv Levin says Israeli government won't be able to apply sovereignty next Sunday. 'But we want to do it as quickly as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 10:10 AM

Report Released: 800,000 Jews Reside In Judea & Samaria

A new population report of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria has been released today to the AP.Dena Udren, 1/28/2020, 10:05 PM

Bennett: How can A-G humiliate PM while he is abroad?

Defense Minister slams A-G Mandelblit for filing indictments against Netanyahu while PM is meeting President Trump in Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 3:54 PM

New report finds 19.05% increase of Jews In Judea and Samaria

The new West Bank Jewish Population Stats Report, updated to Jan. 1, 2020 will be released later today.Dena Udren, 1/28/2020, 1:19 PM

The Deal of the Century: A non-starter?

“The Deal of the Century,” if the leaked details are even close to accurate, is a non-starter. That is the simple take-away. But should Israel wait for the Arabs to blow it up on their own? And then what? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/28/2020, 6:52 AM

Soldiers allowed weapons-smuggling for thousands in bribes

Network revealed smuggling weapons, tobacco, other products from Judea and Samaria to Israel; 6 soldiers suspected of turning blind eye.Mordechai Sones, 1/27/2020, 3:13 PM

'Construction company worked for PA since 2011'

Amichai, Shiloh residents welcome Defense Minister Bennett's stand against illegal PA construction in open areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 2:44 PM

'Netanyahu opposed to annexing settlements in Judea & Samaria'

Top US officials say PM opposed to plan to apply sovereignty to all Israeli towns in Judea & Samaria, wants annexation only in Jordan ValleyArutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2020, 3:07 PM

Bennett: We will not allow creation of Palestinian state

Defense Minister responds to reports Trump Administration to release peace plan soon. 'Yamina party will remain vigilant.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 7:11 PM

Naftali Bennett approves 7 new nature reserves in area C

Defense Minister Nafrali Bennett approves 7 new nature reserves in Area C and expansion of 12 existing reserves in Judea and SamariaIdo Ben Porat, 1/15/2020, 3:27 PM

PA official angry at Bennett

PA envoy to the Arab League blasts Bennett's decisions on Area C, says Israel planning to annex this area.Dalit Halevi, 1/14/2020, 6:19 AM

Election must focus on Judea and Samaria – not Netanyahu

For far too long Israelis have been at loggerheads with each other as to the extension of Israeli sovereignty into Judea and Samaria. The opportunity to resolve this political logjam during Donald Trump’s Presidency must not be lost. David Singer, 1/12/2020, 11:59 AM

Watch: Leftist singer performs in Samaria

Achinoam Nini, who is known for her leftist views, visited Samaria, met local residents, and sang with a children's choir.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 3:00 AM

US Amb: Jerusalem, the Golan - and now Judea & Samaria

Amb. Friedman explains US' considerations when deciding to recognize Jerusalem, Golan, Judea, & Samaria. All are within the lines of law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 1:58 PM

Binyamin Regional Council welcomes new construction

Head of Binyamin Regional Council says approval of building plans in Judea and Samaria is "joyous news for the settlement enterprise."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 6:04 AM

1,936 new housing units approved in Judea and Samaria

Supreme Planning Council approves building plans in Judea and Samaria. Peace Now: 'Harmful and unnecessary construction.'Mordechai Sones, 1/6/2020, 7:11 PM

Prepaid Rav Kavs can be used in Judea and Samaria

In first, Judea and Samaria's residents and tourists can now load Rav Kav cards for use on buses in the area.Orly Harari, 1/1/2020, 11:37 AM

Israel charged with war crimes for helping Jews live in Judea

Calling the region the 'West Bank' instead of its real name Judea, keeps the world from realizing that the words Jew and Judea have the same root. Ironically, Bensouda disputes the right of Jews to live there. Diane Weber Bederman, 12/29/2019, 7:28 AM

DM Bennett: Applying sovereignty, on the ground

Defense Minister aims to shorten process for approval of construction in Judea, Samaria. 'Procedural sovereignty only.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 12:03 PM

Netanyahu unveils plans for 3,000 new homes in Judea and Samaria

Ahead of Likud leadership election, Netanyahu unveils plans for more than 3,000 new homes in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 8:27 AM

'We will bring US recognition of entire settlement enterprise'

PM promises Likud voters in Judea and Samaria that in the next term he will work to achieve US recognition of all of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 4:00 AM

Hamas: Escalate 'battle' against Jews in Judea and Samaria

Terror group calls for attacks on Israeli civilians, says any retaliatory attacks are 'dangerous escalation,' show Israeli 'extremism.'Dalit Halevi, 12/21/2019, 11:28 PM

ICC's investigation spurred by Netanyahu's annexation promise

ICC prosecutor cites Netanyahu's pre-election promise to annex 'large parts of the West Bank' as one of the factors for investigation.Sara Rubenstein, 12/21/2019, 8:09 PM

Luxembourg pushing for recognition of 'Palestine'

Luxembourg pushing for all EU member states to recognize Palestinian state in response to US policy shift on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/9/2019, 3:29 AM

'I’m happy to be a fighter in the battle for Israel'

Arutz Sheva spoke to Dr. Dave Weldon, Chairman of the Board of the Israel Allies Foundation, at the annual Chairman’s Conference.Yoni Kempinski, 12/9/2019, 3:10 AM

Trump ends Arab preoccupation with Judea and Samaria

Three misleading words, "end the occupation" have poisoned the air for too long. There is no "occupation" - to prove that, just read article 80 of the UN Charter. David Singer, 12/7/2019, 10:49 PM

Heads of Judea and Samaria councils back Netanyahu

Heads of eight local councils in Judea, Samaria and Jordan Valley send a letter of support to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 5:12 AM

And they call themselves the New Israel Fund?

The New Israel Fund has the chutzpa to stand with Europe's bias against israel. Ronn Torossian, 12/1/2019, 7:30 AM

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 4:36 AM

Knife Netanyahu and Trump's peace plan may bleed to death

Trump has forged a unique relationship of respect and mutual trust with Netanyahu that no other Israeli politician enjoys.  David Singer, 11/29/2019, 12:07 PM

PM: We strengthen Yesha, they won't uproot us

Netanyahu meets Yesha council leaders to discuss approval of NIS 40 million security budget for Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 7:28 PM

Abbas: US policy change emboldens Israel

PA chairman blasts Trump administration’s announcement on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 6:15 AM

Pompeo: New policy on settlements will help resolve conflict

Secretary of State: Decision on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria is correct and in the best interests of both sides.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 12:57 AM

So this is Netanyahu's reward?

When things look too good, worry. We had barely begun to rejoice over Trump's decision on Judea and Samaria when the the Attorney General dropped a bomb on Netanyahu. Jack Engelhard, 11/26/2019, 11:50 PM

Arab League condemns US policy shift on Judea and Samaria

Arab League denounces US announcement that it no longer considers communities in Judea and Samaria to be a violation of international law.Elad Benari, 11/26/2019, 12:04 AM

Criticism of Trump's Judea/Samaria decision - is it based on facts?

Why would any Jew condemn an American policy for the benefit of a Jewish State, a gesture of extraordinary support of Israel that immediately corrects historical wrongs?  Valerie Sobel, 11/25/2019, 4:30 PM

Hundreds of Israeli rabbis praise Trump

250 rabbis, including Israeli chief rabbis, sign letter thanking US president for his recognition of Israeli rights in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 6:55 PM

European Union bites off more than it can chew in Judea and Samaria

The European Union could be in a real political bind as a result of its antisemitic labelling decision. David Singer, 11/21/2019, 4:30 PM

Israel and Middle East Map Gallery

Commentator Mark Langfan simplifies complicated Middle East disputes via mapsSharona Cohen, 1/6/2019, 9:43 PM