Will former NRP leader head Yesha Council?

Report says former National Religious Party chairman Effie Eitam is the leading candidate to head the Yesha Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 3:16 AM

YESHA Council commends US Ambassador for speaking the facts

Yesha Council's Revivi praises US Ambassador Friedman for describing reality, says world must understand Jewish towns are key to peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2017, 2:17 PM

Erdan fights boycott while assisting those injured by it

Strategic Affairs Ministry to assist Jordan Valley farmers reach new markets and overcome boycott organizations.Mordechai Sones, 9/25/2017, 8:10 PM

'There is no escape from applying sovereignty'

Outgoing Chairman of Yesha Council leaves residents with a vision for the future of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2017, 6:09 PM

Liberman orders advancement of Judea, Samaria security plans

Defense Minister meets heads of Yesha Council, promises them to advance security plans for Judea and Samaria communities.Eliran Aharon, 8/3/2017, 1:16 AM

'We must stand up for our right to security'

YESHA Council demands Israeli government deal harshly with terror, insist on security for Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2017, 10:39 PM

'Hold cabinet meeting at Tomb of Patriarchs'

Yesha Council and Amana issue invitation following UNESCO designation of Hevron's Old City as 'endangered PA heritage site'Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 7:45 PM

Analysis: 2-State Solution = demographic suicide for Israel

The Arabs in the Jewish State are but a small percentage of those who will flood in.Mark Langfan, 7/5/2017, 1:20 AM

Settler leaders to celebrate 4th of July at US ambassador's home

Friedman invites Judea and Samaria leaders to US Ambassador's official residence for Fourth of July celebration this week.Ido Ben Porat, 7/2/2017, 9:54 PM

'Netanyahu is voluntarily freezing construction'

Shomron Regional Council head: Likud should replace Netanyahu if he continues to voluntarily freeze construction in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/2/2017, 8:15 PM

Peace Now: 34% rise in Jewish building in Judea, Samaria

Extreme left organization slams government for 'rise in building in Judea and Samaria,' ignores the fact that it was planned 10 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 10:34 AM

'There is no building freeze; this is a breakthrough'

Yesha leader hails PM's new building directives as a 'breakthrough' for the settlement movement.Eliran Aharon, 4/2/2017, 8:42 PM

'We'll know what the Cabinet decided when we see what they do'

YESHA Council member says Cabinet ended building freeze but limited permissible building.Hezki Baruch, 4/2/2017, 2:17 PM

Restraint on building: 'We will stand guard'

Yesha Council convinced that understandings with the US allow for continued building expansion in Judea and Samaria.Tal Polon, 3/31/2017, 10:59 AM

'Build without US interference'

Yesha Council rejects Netanyahu's formation of joint team to coordinate Judea and Samaria construction with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 4:05 PM

Yesha Council, stop isolating the 'settler minority'

Change your strategy before it is too late. Peace Now also sees us as an isolated minority and that is what the public sees. David Bedein, 2/13/2017, 12:16 PM

Yesha Council presents consequences of building freeze

By end of 2016, 421,400 Israelis lived in Judea and Samaria. Growth continues, but pace drops in recent years following moratorium.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/9/2017, 11:29 AM

'Erasing an entire town will not pass quietly'

Hundreds protest in Jerusalem against planned destruction of Amona.Eliran Aharon, 1/30/2017, 12:39 PM

'No to construction only in the blocs'

Yesha Council protests government plans to build only in major blocs in Judea and Samaria, says now is the time to change policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 10:59 PM

Yesha Council: Building announcement 'sham'

Yesha Council slams announcement of construction of 2,500 housing units as too little, too late, warns majority of units won't be built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 5:16 PM

Ofra residents: Hunger strike to prevent destruction

Decision made following anticipated destruction by February 8 of nine houses in heart of Ofra according to court orderNatanel Katz, 1/22/2017, 2:58 PM

Amona residents crash discussion of their future in Ofra

Amona residents interrupt meeting between senior officials of the Yesha Council and ‘Amana' held in Ofra, saying “You don’t represent us!”Oranit Etzer, 12/7/2016, 3:55 PM

Yesha Council honors Peres' 'tireless work' for Israel

Despite differences over Oslo Accords and Palestinian statehood, Yesha Council remembers Peres' 'contributions to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 12:45 PM

'Rabin Center immortalizes us as occupiers'

Head of Yesha Council to Arutz Sheva: 'Those murdered as a result of the Oslo Accords aren’t even mentioned.'Arutz Sheva Staff , 9/21/2016, 3:01 PM

Historic visit in the shadow of disagreement

Heads of the YESHA Council for settlements in Judea and Samaria and head the settlements at an historic visit to the Yitzchak Rabin CenterArutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 9:00 PM

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

Illegal Arab construction threatens Shavei Shomron

Arabs from village of Nakoura east of Shavei Shomron are conducting illegal construction work, endangering access road to the community.Shlomo Pitrokovsky, 8/28/2016, 5:09 PM

Forged Israeli document factory revealed in Samaria

A factory for forged entrance permits to Israel was revealed yesterday in the Samarian village of Akrabeh.Ido Ben Porat, 8/23/2016, 11:16 AM

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

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

PM slams Obama's position on Yesha building as 'unacceptable'

'Building homes in Maale Adumim isn't preventing peace,' says Netanyahu during Africa trip.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2016, 9:01 PM

Glick: 'We haven't given up on the Gaza Strip'

New Likud MK Yehuda Glick pledges to promote interests of Judea & Samaria residents, keep hopes alive for return to Gush Katif.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/27/2016, 10:02 PM

Obama administration: 'Settlements are corrosive'

State Department, Zionist Union condemn spending program to strengthen, secure Yesha towns.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2016, 10:57 PM

Netanyahu visits Judea-Samaria expo in the Kremlin

As PM visits, Yesha Council holds pavilion of local goods in Moscow for first time; Minister Erdan lauds victory over BDS.Eliran Aharon, 6/7/2016, 1:36 PM

Judea and Samaria top Shabbat destination for haredi students

But growing connections between haredi yeshiva students and national-religious towns in Judea and Samaria have some in haredi world worried.David Rosenberg, 6/5/2016, 11:16 AM

Kahlon: BDS cannot win

The Finance Minister participated Monday in the opening of a new mall in Gush Etzion and met with the heads of the Yesha Council.Eliran Aharon, 4/11/2016, 1:15 PM

Yesha Council to demand: Stop the incitement

Yesha Council to protest outside Cabinet meeting and demand that the Israeli government take active steps to stop Palestinian incitement.Uzi Baruch, 2/19/2016, 2:12 AM

Gov't quietly approves EU-funded illegal Arab construction

Government avoids enforcing demolition orders of EU-funded illegal buildings. Illegal Arab land grabs 'not a top priority,' say officials.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2016, 10:39 PM

450% increase in EU-funded illegal Arab construction

1,000 illegal Arab buildings in Judea and Samaria constructed with European funds in effort to create facts on the ground.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2016, 4:24 PM

Israeli outrage over US Judea-Samaria labeling 'deception'

Legal forum says US guidelines a covert policy change; Dept. Minister warns 'red line was crossed,' Yesha Council slams 'malice and fraud.'Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 8:59 AM

'You could have woken up with an MK held hostage in Ramallah'

MKs blast dangers of discrimination against Jews in Judea, Samaria in terms of cell phone access, noting potential disasters.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 9:18 PM

Victim's family heard about her death on the radio

Regional authorities ask Health Minister to make clear procedures in terror attack, after Dafna Meir's husband learned of death on radio.Orli Harari, 1/27/2016, 11:51 AM

'EU labeling is one step before a total boycott on Israel'

After leftist and Arab MKs support labeling in Knesset Committee, Yesha Council head warns EU views Golan the same, will boycott all.Hezki Baruch, 12/7/2015, 3:08 PM

Once again, Gush Etzion residents face the stress of Arab terror

Residents keeping a stiff upper lip, but don't deny it's tough; 'No one is giving up their daily lives, but the stress is unfathomable.'Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 6:20 PM

After deadly attacks, Gush Etzion taking no chances on security

Gush Etzion Regional Council tells Arutz Sheva how it's protecting residents from unrelenting Arab terrorism.Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 2:43 PM

Just who is Europe harming?

Yesha Council publishes figures, showing 62% of workers in 890 Jewish factories now targeted in EU labeling are in fact Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 10:02 PM

Exposé: Netanyahu governments have built the least

Building in Judea-Samaria just over 1/4 of what it was under Ehud Barak, and half of figures under Ariel Sharon.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/3/2015, 11:50 AM

Rajoub: Bus Bombs in Tel Aviv Out, Shooting Settlers In

The Yesha Council is demanding that something be done about restraining the incitement of top Fatah terrorist Jibril Rajoub.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2015, 8:06 PM

Jerusalem Rally Against Terror Canceled Amid Flurry of Attacks

So as not to overburden police dealing with lethal terror, Yesha Council calls off huge rally outside Prime Minister's Residence.Yoni Kempinski, 10/13/2015, 3:59 PM

Yesha Council: Build in Response to Abbas's Threats

Yesha Council urges the government to announce new construction in Judea and Samaria as a response to PA chairman's UN speech.Uzi Baruch, 10/1/2015, 3:15 AM

Avi Zimmerman Takes Ariel's Case to the World

Meet the executive director of the Ariel Foundation, who tells Ariel's story to people all over the world.Judy Simon, 5/8/2015, 2:13 AM

'High Court Ignored Law' in Ordering Destruction of Samaria Town

Yesha Council strikes back at High Court order of demolition for Amona, noting Arab petitions have failed to prove ownership.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/26/2014, 11:52 AM

Judea-Samaria Population Growth Double Israeli National Average

Two percent growth in first half of 2014 occured despite unprecedented freeze in building by Israeli government.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2014, 7:25 PM

EU: Keep 'Settler Eggs' Away from Us

The European Union on Thursday banned the import of poultry and eggs from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, and from Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/22/2014, 2:47 PM

'Peace Run' Dealt a Blow After PA Insists: No Jews Allowed

Unique event to 'inspire coexistence' undermined by Palestinian Authority's objection to the presence of Jews.Ari Soffer, 5/18/2014, 6:36 PM

Congressmen See Ancient Jewish History in Judea

US Congressmen Harris and DeSantis learn of 'thousands of years of Jewish history' in Gush Etzion, say US media misses reality.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 7:10 PM