Watch: Hero civilian recounts how he stopped stabbing'I didn't think twice: I stepped on the gas,' former Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika tells Arutz Sheva.
Stabbing attack foiled as terrorist run over by civilianFemale terrorist attempts to stab pedestrians - but a former politician ran over her to stop the attack.
Thousands Pray at Joseph's TombAlmost 4,000 people flock to the Tomb in the largest coordinated visit this year.
'Prophecy Realized' in the Wines of SamariaTura Winery south of Shechem in top 3 of national wine competition for 4th year running, proving the quality of 'unique Samaria wine.'
California State Representative Visits ShomronState Assemblyman Travis Allen visits several communities as part of ongoing project with Samaria Regional Council.
Lawyers for Samaria's Mesika Deny Plea Bargain ReportChannel 10 says Gershon Mesika may resign in exchange for lesser charges - his lawyers says it's disinformation.
'No Better Place to Read Megillat Esther than Joshua's Tomb'Residents and regional council officials gathered Thursday at Joshua's Tomb in Samaria for eight-year tradition of reading Book of Esther.
Baby Adelle Biton Laid to Rest; 'A Great Soul in a Small Body'Infant terror victim Adelle Biton brought to burial in her hometown of Yakir; 'her murderers want to murder us all.'
Adelle Biton Refused Burial in her Hometown by IDFInfant terror victim passes after two-year struggle with aftermath of Arab terror, now IDF administration blocks her burial in Yakir.
Samaria Leader Mesika Released to House ArrestGershon Mesika, a suspect in the large scale corruption investigation, says he only wanted to help Samaria.
Samaria Regional Head's Arrest Extended in Corruption ScandalSenior state employees continue to sit in jail, as Yisrael Beytenu scandal develops. Samaria's Mesika denies involvement in bribes.
Secular Town Sees Mikveh Usage Triple after RenovationReligious Council in Samaria finds many women - prime among them less observant - are prevented from ritual only by sub-par standards.
Ariel Calls for End to Silent Building Freeze AgainJewish Home housing minister officially recognizes covert freeze on Jewish building, repeats May promises to end it.
Return of the Arab Olive Tree 'Blood Libel'Residents say annual Arab and leftist olive harvest tradition of framing Jews for cutting trees in Samaria began Sunday night.
Politics or Security? Anger over Cancelled Trip to Joseph's TombMinistry of Education retracts permission for school trip to Joseph's Tomb at the eleventh hour - leaving parents and leaders livid.
Mesika: Govt's 'Cheapness' on Yesha Buses Will Now Cost BillionsFor years, the government failed to invest in public transportation in Judea and Samaria, said Gershon Mesika.
Huckabee Denounces US Aid to PA Following Unity PactFormer governor expresses ongoing support for Operation Brothers' Keeper during Shomron visit, decries US attitude to Hamas.
Samaria Leader Tells Extremists: We Don't Want You HerePolice knew about incitement post against IDF soldiers two weeks before arrest was made, Shomron Regional Council official confirms.
3,000 Jewish Worshippers Enter Tomb of JosephSome 3,000 Israeli worshippers entered the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem Wednesday night, in honor of the new Hebrew month of Iyar.
Mesika: Leftist Hypocrites Blame Right for PovertyLeftist politicians are being very cynical and dishonest by blaming poverty in Israel on 'the settlers,' said Gershon Mesika.
Yeshiva Boys Escape Police – into Arab HandsTorah students who were forcibly evicted from Homesh found themselves in the hands of Palestinian police. They are safe.
Samaria Council Head Calls for Death Penalty for TerroristsGershon Mesika demands government implement death penalty for terrorist murderers at Fogel family memorial.
Over 100,000 Have Visited Tomb of Joseph in 5 YearsOver three thousand Jews of all streams gathered at the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem Wednesday night.
Public Opinion Key to Keeping Judea and Samaria, Experts SayAhead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.
MK Struk Compares Destruction In Samaria to 'Targeted Killing'MK Orit Struk slams demolition of Shomron Residents' Committee Director's home, notes 'even terrorists' homes aren't destroyed anymore.'
Dani Dayan: 'We Can Overcome Kerry'Judea & Samaria Council foreign envoy emphasizes unity of Judea and Samaria groups in opposing Kerry's framework plans.
Bukharian Jewish Businessmen from NY Visit ShomronBukharian Jewish businessmen visit the factories of the Shomron in wake of attempts to boycott products from the region.
Rabbis From Across the World Visit Samaria, Oppose BoycottInternational delegation of rabbis and community leaders visit Samaria; 'Judea and Samaria an inseparable part of the Jewish state'.
Hassidic Rebbe And Samaria Rabbis Form PactIn meeting unity pledged between Hareidi-religious and national religious rabbis to support Torah study.
Shas MK Tells German MPs about PA IncitementMK Nissim Ze'ev is back from a visit to the German parliament, where he told legislators about pro-Nazi PA propaganda.
Housing Minister Calls for ‘Many’ New Homes in Judea, SamariaMinister joins inauguration of Itamar yeshiva, and calls for ‘many’ new housing projects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.
Video: European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose BoycottsSamaria Regional Council hosted fmr. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and ex-FM of Bulgaria Solomon Passy.
US Jews: NO to Kerry's Plans for IsraelIn conference this week in NYC, Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika urges US Jews to oppose Kerry's idea of a 2-state solution.
Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror PreparationJews catch Arabs filming Jewish town, making throat-cutting gestures on video – all as part of the ‘olive harvest.’
Activists: Likud Must Speak Out Against WithdrawalsLikud activists are organizing against the government's apparent plans to make major concessions to the Palestinian Authority.
Arabs to be Allowed to Settle Former Jewish Community of HomeshJews are still banned from entering Homesh, but PA Arabs, according to a new government order, are now allowed into Homesh.
Joseph Tomb Attacks Spark Renewed Calls for Israeli SovereigntyWorshipers who witnessed desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, and came under attack, push for Israel to take full control at the holy site.
Protesters: What is the Government Hiding?Protesters oppose secretive nature of talks between Israel, Palestinian Authority: “If there’s nothing to hide – why are they hiding?”
Samaria's 'Foreign Ministry' Hosts Rep. Dave ReichertAs part of the Shomron Regional Council's efforts to reach out to U.S. lawmakers, Rep. Dave Reichert was in Israel.
Settlements not at Expense of Hareidim, Says Samaria's MesikaSamaria Regional Authority leader responds to “cheap demagoguery” which he says is meant to create strife.
Shomron Day Care Staff to Call Parents if Child is LateSamaria Regional Council tells day care staff to contact parents if child has not showed up by 9:00.
Mesika to PM: Remember Your Father's Last Will!Gershon Mesika urged Binyamin Netanyahu not to capitulate to pressure calling for an end to building in Judea and Samaria.
European Journalists Get an Inside Look at the 'Real Shomron'European journalists this week had the unique opportunity to visit the Barkan Industrial Park in Samaria.
Terrorists Run Free, But Protesting Jews Arrested After ShootingAfter an Israeli bus was fired on, Jewish protesters were arrested, then released. Meanwhile, the Arab terror shooters are at large
Danon: Samaria Could Take in Masses of Tel Aviv RefugeesIn a national emergency, many evacuees from the Tel Aviv area could find shelter in Samaria, said Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon
Mesika: Is the Blood of Those Within the "Green Line" More Red?Dozens of Arabs attacked the new community of Havat Gilad in Samaria on Monday afternoon.
Samaria Residents Disagree over IDF GeneralSamaria Residents' Council, Women in Green, slam Yesha Council for defending Maj. Gen. Alon.
Outpost for Terror Victim Demolished in Dead of NightSecurity forces in large numbers demolished a new Samaria outpost in memory of Evyatar Borovsky at 4 in the morning.
Samaria Leader Moves Offices to Tapuah JunctionHead of Shomron Regional Council, Gershon Mesika, moves his offices to junction where terrorist killed young father.
Leaders Urge, ‘Stop Playing with Terrorists’Samaria leaders, Jewish Home urge government to ‘stop playing with terrorists,’ crack down on would-be attackers.
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging PopulationSamaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.
Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Government Apathy’One man killed in Samaria crash; local officials blame ‘apathy’ that prevented opening of new road.
Samaria Jews, European MPs Find Common GroundSamaria Jewish leadership travels to Europe to appeal to the EU against anti-Israel boycott, EU funding for far-left groups.
Samaria Region Head Says 'Shoot to Hit' Rock AttackersSamaria leader Gershon Mesika says it's time to "shoot to hit" terrorists who hurl rocks at motorists traveling in Judea and Samaria.
Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets Boost with Homesh PactThousands to sign pact to ‘right the wrong’ of Disengagement, senior Likud politicians join the call.
EU Parliamentarians in Whirlwind Tour of SamariaEU parliamentarians take 36-hour trip to Samaria and Jerusalem, are surprised at Arab-Jewish coexistence.