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Watch: The complex reality of the IDF

Watch a movie directed by Tzvi Fishman showing the life-threatening reality with which IDF soldiers in Judea and Samaria have to deal., 9/26/2016, 2:02 AM

Obama calls Yesha 'Palestinian,' contrary to Oslo and Int'l Law

President Obama calls Judea and Samaria 'Palestinian' - in contradiction to international law.Hillel Fendel, 9/25/2016, 6:37 PM

Trump advisor against expelling Jews

Trump advisor negates claim that sovereignty in Judea and Samaria would ruin Israel's Jewish identity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2016, 10:36 PM

Quartet: Israeli 'settlements' are an obstacle to peace

Middle East Quartet yet again blasts Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/23/2016, 9:06 PM

MK Rozin asks Americans to sign petition against 'settlements'

In an unprecedented letter from an MK to J Street members, Michal Rozin appeals to American Jews to hurt "settlements" financially.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2016, 11:20 AM

'Settlements are the root of the conflict? Nonsense'

Member of Netanyahu's entourage says the meeting with Obama was positive and they agree on most issues.Eliran Aharon, New York, 9/22/2016, 12:14 AM

White House: Obama will discuss 'settlements' with Netanyahu

White House adviser tells reporters that the President will raise his concerns over "Israeli settlements" when he meets Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2016, 3:44 AM

U.S. embassy accidentally sends 'settlement wine' to leftists

United States embassy in Tel Aviv includes wine produced in Judea and Samaria in Rosh Hashanah gift baskets sent to Peace Now, among others.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2016, 6:16 AM

Congressman: We'll always support Judea and Samaria

Arizona Representative Trent Franks says Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria have strong support in US congress.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2016, 10:01 AM

Abbas: Israel is the one that performs ethnic cleansing

PA chairman fires back at Netanyahu's video, says the remarks are “toxic wind gusts”.Orli Harari, 9/12/2016, 4:15 AM

EU parliament members go after Judea & Samaria athletes

66 members of EU parliament send letter to FIFA President demanding that clubs stop operations in Judea & Samaria or be banned from IFA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2016, 9:59 PM

State Department on Netanyahu's video: 'Inappropriate'

United States unhappy with Netanyahu's use of the term "ethnic cleansing" in video on the PA's desire to have no Jews in its future state.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/10/2016, 12:33 AM

European MPs ask FIFA to ban Israeli 'settlement' clubs

66 members of the European Parliament sign letter asking FIFA President to prevent clubs from Judea and Samaria from playing.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/10/2016, 12:25 AM

Netanyahu: There will be no ethnic cleansing in Judea, Samaria

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu rejects the idea that the presence of Jews in Judea and Samaria is an obstacle to peace.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2016, 8:06 PM

Dichter rejects leftist referendum on Judea and Samaria

MK Avi Dichter dismisses an initiative by a group of leftists for a referendum on the future of Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/7/2016, 6:20 AM

Planning for Sovereignty

Only under Israeli sovereignty is there any chance of mutual acceptance of Arabs and Jews within the borders of the land of Israel.Dr. Robert Wolfe, 9/4/2016, 4:30 AM

PA threatens to seek UN resolution condemning 'settlements'

Abbas's spokesman blasts tenders for new Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria, says the PA will seek Security Council resolution.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/3/2016, 1:08 AM

Former IDF general blasts 'occupation'

"We are the champions of the occupation," charges Maj. Gen. (res.) Gadi Shamni, former head of the IDF Central Command.Uzi Baruch, 9/1/2016, 5:14 AM

Obama administration blasts Israeli housing plans

Senior US official warns Israel over building in Samaria, retroactive approval for existing homes. 'Two state solution being undermined.'David Rosenberg, 8/31/2016, 8:08 PM

Despite UN pressure, Israel greenlights Yesha housing projects

Days after UN special envoy demands Israel halt construction in Judea and Samaria, government approves nearly 300 new units in Yesha.David Rosenberg, 8/31/2016, 6:11 PM

Police to patrol with residents of Judea-Samaria

The Binyamin council inaugurated a new "integrated policing" program, which will have locals patrolling together with police.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 12:25 PM

Police Chief: It's natural to suspect migrants of crimes

Speaking to the Bar Association, Roni Alshich touches on crime in the Arab, Ethiopian sectors - and what he's doing to take it down.Hezki Baruch, 8/30/2016, 9:37 PM

Jewish Home MK to Yesha: Stop fawning over Netanyahu

'Netanyahu doesn't care about Judea, Samaria, or fallen soldiers - until you vote against him.'Hezki Baruch, 8/30/2016, 9:11 PM

Honenu: IDF serves another distancing order - without cause

Commander of Central Command Roni Numa continues to issue distancing orders without evidence, according to the legal organization Honenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 2:43 AM

UN envoy blasts 'Israeli settlement expansion'

UN’s Middle East envoy claims Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria is an obstacle to peace. Netanyahu: The envoy is distorting history.Elad Benari, 8/30/2016, 12:07 AM

Why is it forbidden to enter the tomb of Yehoshua ben Nun?

13 hassidim - mostly teens - who were arrested while praying at the tomb of Yehoshua Ben Nun, have been distanced from Judea-Samaria.Rachel Kaplan, 8/28/2016, 11:34 AM

Judea-Samaria firefighters sue for state pension

After suing for their rights, the courts ruled the state must serve Judea-Samaria firefighters a pension - like the rest of the country.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 8/28/2016, 10:10 AM

Poll: Hamas will win the Palestinian elections

Hamas stands neck-and-neck in Judea-Samaria, and wins by a massive margin, in a recent poll conducted ahead of PA elections.Dalit Halevi, 8/28/2016, 9:13 AM

'A boycott of Judea and Samaria is a boycott of all of Israel'

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits the industrial zone in northern Samaria, blasts Brussels Airlines boycott of Israeli halva.Reut Hadar, 8/26/2016, 5:16 AM

Cop fined for attacking Samaria resident

The court ordered compensation of 13,000 shekels, after a cop refused to identify himself to a Binyamin security guard - and attacked him.Rachel Kaplan, 8/24/2016, 3:49 PM

'Their arrest is unnecessary, and political'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir claims police have 'political agenda' to infringe upon rights of religious Jews after 32 arrested at Joseph's Tomb.Rachel Kaplan, 8/23/2016, 6:02 PM

New commander for the Binyamin region

Colonel Yuval Gaz was appointed on Monday as the regional brigade commander of the Binyamin region.Rachel Kaplan, 8/22/2016, 10:35 PM

Where are the Palestinian Gandhis?

Yisrael Kalman, 8/22/2016, 8:30 AM

Hypocrites all: What does it mean to be pro-Israel in 2016?

Clearly, something beyond our day is being written, nearly like a Biblical new Chapter, with the story of our Jewish people’s return to Israel.   Howard Teich, 8/16/2016, 8:48 AM

'Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria will promote peace'

In visit to Gush Etzion, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein expresses support for initiatives to apply sovereignty to Judea and Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 8/15/2016, 9:28 PM

Congressman who called Yesha Jews 'termites' toured Israel

Hank Johnson, who recently compared Jewish communities over the Green Line to 'termites' toured Israel, including Judea and Samaria in May.JTA, 8/14/2016, 12:25 PM

Kahlon blocks funds for Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria

Finance Minister shuts down talks with Agriculture Ministry over funding for projects across Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/11/2016, 11:24 AM

Zionist Union MK visits towns slated for demolition

MK Eitan Broshi, member of the left-wing Zionist Union, visits Ofra and Amona, hailed as 'true friend' by residents.Eliran Aharon, 8/9/2016, 11:25 AM

Congressman who called 'settlers' termites meets local Jews

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) meets Jewish leaders in Atlanta after apologizing for likening Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria to termites.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2016, 4:12 AM

Minister Shaked expresses support for singer's Samaria show

Singer Gali Atari makes clear she won't cancel performance at festival in town of Shiloh in Samaria, despite reports of leftist protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 11:08 AM

Leftist actress recounts her visit to Judea & Samaria

Actress Rivka Michaeli, part of far-left 'B'Tselem' organization, confesses to mixed feelings upon visiting family of Rabbi Michael Mark.Reut Hadar, 8/3/2016, 10:24 AM

Facing peace push, 'settlers' present a new face to the world

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi makes the case of the Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria to the world.Andrew Tobin, 8/3/2016, 1:06 AM

Smotrich fought for Judea-Samaria - and won

Knesset is expected to pass a law which would equate Judea-Samaria residents with the rest of Israel in one important area - tax breaks.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 2:15 PM

Flashback: Congressman Johnson afraid island will capsize

Representative Hank Johnson of Georgia, who said yesterday that Jewish 'settlers' are like 'termites', has a history of curious statements.Shai Landesman, 7/26/2016, 10:38 AM

Congressman issues weak apology for calling 'settlers' termites

Georgia Democratic Congressman Rep. Hank Johnson acknowledges 'poor choice of words' but fails to issue full apology.JTA, 7/26/2016, 9:59 AM

Ben-Gurion favored Judea-Samaria withdrawal, new film shows

Newly rediscovered footage of a 1968 interview with 1st prime minister shows he was for relinquishing territory for peace, except Jerusalem.JTA, 7/26/2016, 5:37 AM

'The threat to Amona is receding'

Minister Gila Gamliel speaks about continuing efforts to avert demolition, including readiness to ram through legislation if necessary.Shimon Cohen, 7/25/2016, 4:53 PM

Watch: Jewish embodiment and redemption in Bat Ayin

Fascinating series explores the Jews of Bat Ayin, a Judean hills community in Gush Etzion nestled between Jerusalem and Hevron.Ari Soffer, 7/19/2016, 1:26 PM

'First sovereignty in Ma'ale Adumim, then all Judea and Samaria'

Bill to apply Israeli sovereignty to Ma'ale Adumim officially initiated in what promoters say is the first of many further steps.Hezki Baruch, 7/18/2016, 6:35 PM

Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt says Israel's construction plans in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem harm the peace process.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/9/2016, 2:15 AM

Judea and Samaria - it's all in a name

Using the term "West Bank" is a symptom of our malaise. Paula R. Stern, 7/7/2016, 7:04 AM

'Annex the communities of greater Jerusalem'

Minister Yisrael Katz: Israel should promote its own initiative in the region and not capitulate to foreign attempts to impose peace.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2016, 1:16 AM

State Department blasts Israeli 'systematic land seizures'

State Department uses unusually strong language in condemning Israel's plans to build in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 7/6/2016, 6:14 AM

CNN omits Judea and Samaria in report on terror

CNN publishes updated map of places in which terror attacks took place this month, fails to include attacks on Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 2:13 AM

Majority of Israeli Jews against territorial withdrawals

Peace Index survey shows most Israeli Jews and Arabs support a referendum withdrawing from Judea and Samaria - but agree on little else.Ari Soffer, 7/5/2016, 2:31 PM

42 'new' building tenders in Kiryat Arba? 'A total farce'

Yesha Council head says gov't 'insulting the intelligence' of Judea-Samaria residents by recycling old tenders, inept response to terror.Eliran Aharon, 7/5/2016, 11:10 AM

Glick: Construction is the answer to terror

"The power of life will defeat the power of darkness," says MK Yehuda Glick following recent terrorist attacks.Eliran Aharon, 7/4/2016, 4:45 AM