MK Maklev: Shut Down Route 1 Work for HolidayUTJ MK Uri Maklev would like to give workers building the new Route 1 a few days off - during chol hamo'ed Sukkot.
EU Threatens Israel Over Construction Plans in JerusalemOnce again, EU says the future of its Israel relations depend on 'commitment to peace' - following their agenda in the Middle East.
Netanyahu Returns to Israel, Praises 'National Mission' to US'I told the truth in the meetings that I held,' Netanyahu notes, summing up eventful Washington trip.
ADL Slams Obama Over 'Myopic' Criticism of IsraelAnti-Defamation League criticizes the tone and timing of the Obama administration’s criticism of Israel's construction in Jerusalem.
U.S. Responds to Netanyahu: We Have the FactsState Department spokeswoman dismisses Netanyahu's statement that Washington didn't have the facts when it condemned Jerusalem construction.
Ya'alon: We'll Build in Jerusalem And Won't Apologize for ItDefense Minister Moshe Ya’alon clarifies that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem despite international criticism over the move.
France Condemns Israel Over Jerusalem ConstructionFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says new construction in Givat Hamatos is a "direct threat" to the two-state solution.
Jerusalem Housing Project Sets New Bar for Quality of LifeHouse prices in Israel may still be rising - but so are building standards.
Livni: Jewish Home 'Endangers Israel More Than Peace Now'Livni claims that the Jewish Home party is more dangerous than Peace Now. Jewish Home: She should vent her frustrations on the Palestinians.
Netanyahu Told Obama to 'Check the Facts' Before CriticizingIsraeli radio reports unusually harsh criticism leveled by Israeli PM against Washington's own harsh criticism of Jerusalem building.
Barkat: US Entitled to its Opinion, But Building Will ContinueJerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said he was not concerned over US criticism of construction in Jerusalem.
Netanyahu: I Can't Tell a Jew Not to Live in JerusalemPrime Minister Netanyahu dismisses Washington's criticism over construction in Jerusalem, says Jews should not be discriminated against.
U.S.: Jerusalem Construction 'Poisons' the AtmosphereState Department uses unusually harsh language when criticizing Israel’s approval of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem.
Police Suspect Prior Incident Connected to Rappeler's MurderShortly before Jewish construction worker fell to his death, a 500 kg generator inexplicably fell from same story of same building.
Jerusalem Councilman Dismissed After Opposing Arab Building'Leftist' Mayor Barkat dismisses Aryeh King for petitioning housing plans he charges threaten balance of capital.
U.S. Condemns 'Expropriation' in Gush EtzionWashington says Israel's decision to assign land in Gush Etzion as state land is “counterproductive”.
Tunnels for Tunnels: Key Jerusalem-TA Highway Tunnel CompletedAs Hamas's deadly 'terror tunnels' continue to hit headlines, Israel is investing in a more life-giving type of tunnel.
Binyamin Official: For Better or Worse, We Need Arab WorkersConstruction in Judea and Samaria has come to a screaming halt as heads of the Binyamin Regional Council evaluate the security situation.
Report: Israel Won't Build New Homes, After AllAfter loudly announcing the construction as its response to the Hamas-Fatah deal, Israel is quietly rolling back the plan, a report said.
Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers Here by 2019The government authorized on Sunday the entry of 2,000 additional construction workers - with many more on the way.
Government Introduces Incentive Program for Construction WorkersDeal to provide subsidized training for Jewish construction workers, in bid to both solve housing and hareidi integration problems.
UN Joins Condemnation of Israeli Construction PlansBan Ki-Moon adds his criticism of new construction to that of US, EU, slams 'unilateral actions' despite approving PA unilateral moves.
EU Tells Israel to 'Reverse' Construction PlansEU 'deeply disappointed' by plans for 3,300 new housing units in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, threatens 'isolation and damage to Israel.'
Israel Unfreezes 1,800 New Judea and Samaria HomesHours after tenders on 1,500 new homes announced, previously frozen plans unblocked in latest response to PLO unity government.
Nationalists Rally Behind Judea-Samaria Construction TendersIn the face of PA, US opposition, nationalist leaders stand behind gov't decision to build 1,500 new homes in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.
PA to Appeal to UN Over Israeli ConstructionPLO officials vow to go to the UN Security Council over Israel's commitment to build 1,500 new Jewish homes, calls move a 'grave violation.'
US Ambassador Condemns Construction AnnouncementWashington opposes construction as a matter of principle, Shapiro claims - as well as negotiating with Hamas.
PA Calls on US to Take 'Serious Steps' over Israeli BuildingAdviser to Mahmoud Abbas threatens 'unprecedented' response to Judea-Samaria building tenders.
US Official Claims Israel Torpedoed Talks on PurposeMartin Indyk lashes out at Israel again over failed peace talks, says 'settlements undermine Israel's Jewish future.'
Ariel Says 'Israeli Ministers Caused Kerry to Blame Israel'Ariel hints at Livni, noting 'when ministers say 1,000 times that we're guilty, in the end they hear it across the sea.'
Kerry Blames IsraelKerry tells Senate 'Israel didn't release Palestinian prisoners...announced settlements in Jerusalem, and poof, that was it.'
IDF Outpost Destroyed in YitzharExtremist youths vandalize IDF outpost, but ensure IDF soldiers are unhurt; unit shocked.
Funding Frozen to Ministry of Housing ProjectsHundreds of millions of shekels in money for new construction delayed transfer after MK Elazar Stern complains.
Erekat: Israel Systemically Makes Effort to Spoil TalksChief PA negotiator accuses Israel of taking “actions against the Palestinian people” that indicate that it has “chosen settlers.”
PA: 'Settlements' Caused the Talks to FailA spokesman for PA Chairman Abbas claims that Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria had caused peace talks to reach an impasse.
2,000 New Judea & Samaria Housing Units AnnouncedIDF Civil Authority spokesman reveals Defense Ministry advanced plans for six communities.
CEO: Lapid's 'Cost-Cutting' Plan Likely to Drive Up Home PricesWhen government promises a 'discount,' it's time to watch your wallet, warns the CEO of a large Israeli construction company
Leftist Jerusalem Councilman Reports ConstructionMeretz councilman Alalu says Israel plans 186 new Jewish housing units in eastern Jerusalem.
Jump in Settlement Building is an Illusion, Says Yesha CouncilYesha Council says statistics showing tremendous growth in Judea, Samaria is simply the result of a building freeze in the previous year.
Statistics: Judea and Samaria Building Up 123.7%Peace Now irked at the revelation, blames Netanyahu government; meanwhile, building is up all over Israel.
'State Dept. Opposes US Law, Kerry's Senate Record'NCYI accuses State Department of breaching 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act and Kerry's senate position by criticizing building plans.
Ashton: 'For PA Capital Cancel Jerusalem Building'EU foreign affairs head demands Israel annul plans on over 700 housing units in capital city which 'threaten bi-national Jerusalem.'
State Department Criticizes New Jerusalem ConstructionState Department spokeswoman: New construction in Jerusalem is a "unilateral action" that "prejudges issues."
PA, Leftists Angered Over Jerusalem Building Permits550 new permits issued for Jerusalem neighborhoods. Peace Now calls it 'shameful'.
Norway's Investment Fund Boycotts Israeli CompaniesState-owned investment fund, largest in world, boycotts two companies for construction in Jerusalem.
Bennett: Start Building in E1 NowSpeaking Monday, Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said that Israel needed to get moving on building homes in the E1 corridor
Netanyahu Slams EU 'Hypocrisy' on Settlements'When did the EU call in the Palestinian ambassadors about incitement that calls for Israel's destruction?' Prime Minister asks.
As Erakat Fumes, Poll Shows Israelis Reject Further ConcessionsPA chief negotiator reacts angrily to Israeli construction plans; polls show Israelis reject further withdrawals, doubt peace talks.
801 Judea Samaria Housing Units, 600 in JerusalemGovernment announces tenders marketing land for construction in Judea Samaria communities, Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Abbas: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace TalksSpokesman calls PA incitement findings 'logically unacceptable,' demands conference to respond; accuses Israel of building to scupper talks.
Peace Now: Govt. 'Obsessed' With Building in Judea and SamariaLeftists were up in arms Monday after documents certifying construction plans in Judea and Samaria were posted on the Internet.
Former Navy Head: Who Releases Terrorists With No Peace Deal?Former Navy chief Eliezer Marom criticizes government for releasing terrorists in what he calls a “political deal”.
Abbas Threatens Action on Israeli Construction 'Cancer'Day before John Kerry arrives for January 'offensive' on Netanyahu to force plan, Abbas threatens diplomatic and legal action.
Rosenthal: Building Freeze Better Than Terrorist ReleasesMK Mickey Rosenthal (Labor) denounces terrorist releases, accuses Prime Minister of being 'afraid' to start building freeze instead.
Kerry to Resume Talks Between Israel, PA Next WeekUS Secretary of State to return to Israel for talks in January - despite reluctance from both sides.
PA: 'If You Build, We'll Sue At The Hague'PA chief negotiator threatens to take Israel to Hague over 'war crimes' if Judea Samaria construction plans are announced next week.