'This is a big step towards sovereignty in Judea & Samaria'

'Trump administration is Israel's best friend'. Gush Etzion chief celebrates US announcement on Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 2:27 PM

'Govt. knowingly discriminating against Yesha residents'

Gush Etzion Regional Council Head Shlomo Ne'eman condemns free trade agreement with South Korea which excludes 'settlements.'Gary Willig, 8/15/2019, 10:03 PM

'We will not weaken as a nation and as an enterprise'

Gush Etzion Council head on attack: "Our bitter enemies may repeatedly try to hurt us, but our response is more determined than ever."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 8:29 AM

'Emergency op needed to halt PLO construction in Area C'

Gush Etzion council head critical of 'threatening style' of PLO-flag campaign, but backs message. 'We are approaching point of no return.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2019, 2:46 PM

Gush Etzion warns of 'security failures' following budget cuts

Cutbacks in funding of security guards in Judea and Samaria could have serious consequence, warns Gush Etzion chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 9:08 AM

Settler leaders demand crackdown on illegal Arab construction

Council heads in Judea, Samaria, demand PM Netanyahu enforce the law and end illegal Arab construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 10:06 AM

'We will not be a fig leaf to divide the land'

Gush Etzion Regional Council head Shlomo Ne'eman rejects Blue and White platform to keep 'blocs' but withdraw elsewhere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2019, 5:53 PM

Incumbent council head wins in Gush Etzion

Shlomon Ne'eman, who was first elected to lead the Gush Etzion Regional Council only a year and a half ago, wins 56% of the votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 1:37 AM

Netanyahu blocks authorization of community in Gush Etzion

Head of Gush Etzion Council 'astonished at the decision to remove the plan for the community of Ibei Hanachal from planning council agenda.'Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2018, 5:29 PM

Building permits granted for 450 units in Gush Etzion

Supreme Planning Council of Civil Administration grants permits for some 450 new housing units across Gush Etzion.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2018, 4:57 PM

Arab arsonists spark massive Gush Etzion fire

Palestinian Authority Arabs set fire to Jewish cherry orchard, steal tons of cherries.Orly Harari, 5/23/2018, 9:25 AM

Israelis celebrate Pesach in Gush Etzion

Thousands of Israelis visit Gush Etzion to learn about Israel's heritage, hike, and take part in activities.Reut Hadar, 4/2/2018, 2:02 PM

'A blow to the soul'

Head of Gush Etzion Council to Arutz Sheva: 'The world recognized our right to this land, but the government of Israel is still hesitating.'Hezki Baruch, 11/29/2017, 4:47 PM

'Build roads and infrastructure'

Gush Etzion Council Head calls on Israeli government to improve infrastructure in Judea, Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 10/19/2017, 4:36 PM

'We have to change the system'

Head of Gush Etzion Regional Council welcomes new building permits, but says process in which construction is approved "overseas" must end.Hezki Baruch, 10/11/2017, 2:08 AM

Gush Etzion Council head: The state is criminal

Shlomo Ne'eman says the Jewish hState criminally ignores its responsibility to document and manage state lands in Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 9/5/2017, 3:37 PM

'Gush Etzion land endangered'

Head of Gush Etzion Regional Council warns PA is encouraging Arabs to encroach on Jewish towns to establish facts on the ground.Benny Tocker, 7/13/2017, 9:01 PM

'The 'settlements' are a fait accompli'

Gush Etzion Regional Council head argues there is no reason not to declare sovereignty over the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 4:44 PM