Samaria Leaders Hold Successful Meetings With EU Officials

Following the success of meetings in the German and Swedish parliaments last week, the Shomron plans to host EU representatives on Tuesday.David Lev, 3/12/2013, 2:14 AM

Mesika: Livni Appointment Strategic Error, Political Folly

Mesika: To let Tzipi Livni conduct these negotiations, is like saying that a serious traffic offender can be the police chief of traffic.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/22/2013, 3:43 AM

Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Millions of visitors to Samaria ‘will erase the Green Line with their feet,’ regional leader predicts.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 7:20 PM

Video: Stakelbeck Devotes Show to Samaria

Influential American broadcaster tours Biblical heartland, says reality is mirror image of how it's depicted abroad.Gil Ronen, 1/30/2013, 9:59 PM

Evidence of Police Cover-Up in Talbi Case

Police insisted from an early stage that the rabbi committed suicide, but solid clues show otherwise.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2013, 9:53 PM

'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

Visitors to the Tomb of Yosef in Shechem were shocked to discover yet another instance of major Arab vandalism to the holy siteDavid Lev, 1/24/2013, 9:47 AM

Yesha Leaders: Likud, Stop Attacking Bayit Yehudi

Samaria's Mesika, Gush Etzion's Perl, ask Netanyahu to stop negative campaign against rabbis.Gil Ronen, 1/3/2013, 7:50 PM

Mesika: PA Killed Oslo, Time for Annexation

Samaria regional head urges Netanyahu to declare Israeli sovereignty over settlement blocs Israel plans to keep. ‘Oslo is dead.’ Maayana Miskin, 11/30/2012, 9:53 AM

Mesika: Govt. Failure to Light Samaria Roads Causes Accidents

Two people were killed Saturday night on a dark road in central Samaria, when they apparently hit some animalsDavid Lev, 9/22/2012, 11:06 PM

Livnat: End ‘Cultural Freeze’ in Judea, Samaria

‘Tel Aviv is set, it’s time to worry about Judea and Samaria,’ Culture Minister says as Samaria celebrates new Bible-era historic site.Maayana Miskin, 9/14/2012, 11:18 AM

Video: ‘Security Officer Died to Protect Tel Aviv’

A security officer “paid with his life” to stop illegal Arabs from reaching Tel Aviv, said the leader of the Samarian Regional Council. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 9/9/2012, 2:42 PM

New York State Senator Tours Samaria

Samaria hosted David Storobin (R), New York State Senator, who toured the region and could not hide the fact that he was deeply impressed.Elad Benari, 8/20/2012, 6:14 AM

Samaria Ready for Wartime Evacuees

Samaria is prepared to play its role in case of war, by taking in tens of thousands of civilians. Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2012, 9:47 PM

Shomron Regional Council 'Honors' Leading Leftists

Shomron Regional Council lauds leftists for helping to legalize communities - by court petitions meant to destroy them.Elad Benari, 7/25/2012, 4:43 AM

Shomron Breaks the Boycott, Forms Wine Alliance with Italy

Shomron Regional Council breaks the boycott by creating an alliance between Shomron winemakers and Italian winemakers.Uzi Baruch & Elad Benari, 7/19/2012, 11:17 AM

Mass Visit to Joseph’s Tomb

More than 2,000 Jews from across the religious spectrum visit Joseph’s Tomb for nighttime prayers.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 9:43 AM

Officials Condemn CHE's Decision on Ariel University Center

Officials in the Knesset, Judea and Samaria, condemn CHE for not recognizing the Ariel University Center.Elad Benari, 7/5/2012, 1:13 AM

Russian Chief Rabbi, Top Officials Visit Joseph's Tomb

In the late hours of Saturday night, the Chief Rabbi and other high-ranking officials from Russia visited Joseph's Tomb in Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2012, 11:18 AM

Samaria Offers Negev Residents a Break from Rockets

Israelis living in the Shomorn have reached out to southern Israel with an offer of respite from rockets.Maayana Miskin, 6/23/2012, 10:07 PM

3,000 March to Celebrate Jewish Life in Samaria

3,000 Israelis of all ages and backgrounds joined together to celebrate Jewish life in Samaria, by participating in the Shomron March.David Lev, 6/14/2012, 12:10 PM

PA Furious at EU for Hosting ‘Terrorist’ Yesha Leader

A senior Yesha leader is a “terrorist” because he was hosted by the European Union Parliament, says the Palestinian Authority.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/3/2012, 1:43 PM

‘IDF Commanders Cower in Face of PA Violence’

IDF heads are accused of “cowardly” behavior over the response to clashes near Yitzhar.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 10:50 AM

Peace Now Worried by ‘Settlers’ Popularity

Peace Now worried over ‘revolution’ in public perception of Judea and Samaria. Maayana Miskin, 5/25/2012, 12:00 PM

European Parliamentarians Pleased with Mesika's Visit to the EU

European parliamentarians pleased with speech by the head of the Shomron Regional Council, reaffirm support for Israel.Uzi Baruch & Elad Benari, 5/18/2012, 7:15 AM

Shomron's Mesika Makes Historic Speech in EU

Gershon Mesika, head of the Shomron Regional Council, was a guest of honor at an official meeting of the EU Parliament in Brussels.Uzi Baruch, 5/17/2012, 3:57 PM

Fifth Graders from L.A., Samaria Hold Unique Skype Meeting

Hebrew school pupils in Los Angeles' Tifereth Israel congregation "meet" Ramon School pupils over the Internet.Gil Ronen, 4/29/2012, 10:02 PM

Shomron's Mesika Makes Historical Visit to House of Lords

Gershon Mesika, head of the Shomron Regional Council, was a guest of honor this week in the British House of Lords in London.Elad Benari, 4/29/2012, 6:05 AM

Official: Samaria Town of Rehelim Wants You

Residents of the Samaria town of Rehelim expressed satisfaction at this week's government decision to “legalize” the town.David Lev, 4/26/2012, 2:59 PM

Soldiers, Settlers Celebrate Purim at Joshua’s Tomb

A reading of the Book of Esther for soldiers and Yesha residents was held at Joshua's Tomb despite desecration by local ArabsGabe Kahn., 3/8/2012, 3:32 PM

Shomron Regional Council Receives National Education Award

The Shomron Regional Council is this year's winner of the Ministry of Education’s annual National Education Award for local councils.Elad Benari, 2/22/2012, 2:13 AM

Jews Light Samaria Highway with Menorahs for Festival of Lights

The roads of Samaria will glow this week with the giant public Jewish menorahs used for the Festival of Lights.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 3:53 PM

Pro-Israel U.S. Rep. Tours Judea and Samaria

Rep. Alan Clemmons moved by the archaeological excavations in Judea and Samaria; plans to bring volunteers to help.Elad Benari, 12/4/2011, 3:36 AM

Is Europe's Yesha 'Taboo' Coming to an End?

A delegation of Ukrainian bureaucrats led by the Ukranian deputy minister of culture toured Yesha; expressed solidarity.Gabe Kahn., 11/26/2011, 8:16 PM

Lieberman: Judea, Samaria Residents 'Most Deprived'

Minister Lieberman in Hinanit: Jewish residents in Judea and Samaria serve in the army and pay taxes like everyone else.Elad Benari, 10/17/2011, 3:11 AM

Video: Residents React to Arab Harvesters in Itamar

Itamar residents expressed outrage after Arabs were allowed into the still bleeding community to harvest olives. "It's total insensitivity."Elad Benari, 10/11/2011, 4:53 PM

Shomron Marks New School Year with Record Increase in Students

The Shomron Regional Council marks new school year with a record growth of ten percent in the number of students. Elad Benari, 9/2/2011, 4:05 AM

Rivlin: 'No Right or Left' When It Comes to Safety of Children

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin (Likud) visits children in the Samaria town of Itamar on their first day of school. "We appreciate them." Chana Ya'ar and Yoni Kempinski, 8/31/2011, 2:50 PM

Samaria Head: Homes 'R Us!

If political hamstringing ceases, Samaria can provide 35,000 units this year alone, says Regional Authority head.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2011, 2:26 PM

Israelis Called to Wave Israeli Flags Proudly on Nakba Day

Zionist response to Nakba Day: Samaria mayor calls on citizens to proudly wave the Israeli flag on Sunday. Activists to hand out flags on streets.Elad Benari, 5/13/2011, 6:00 AM

Journalist Praises Shomron Hosts on 'Awareness' Visit

Two prominent journalists were the most recent visitors to the Jewish communities of Samaria. “It’s best to see with my own eyes,” said Achimeir.Hillel Fendel, 12/27/2010, 6:57 PM

Answers Demanded on Building-Materials Confiscation

The Civil Administration had no right to confiscate private property belonging to residents of Judea and Samaria, says Council head.David Lev, 10/18/2010, 11:15 AM

Journalist Menachem Benn Moves to Shomron

Gratification in Jewish Samaria: Maariv columnist/poet Menachem Benn has moved to Nofim, following a tour he took with Shomron Regional Council.Hillel Fendel, 7/29/2010, 10:17 AM

Video: Minister Lieberman Hedges on New Homes in Yesha

Foreign Minister Lieberman visited Jewish towns in Samaria Monday vowed a return to normal life--but hedged on the meaning of "normal." Hillel Fendel and Yoni Kempinski, 7/26/2010, 3:50 PM

100 Days Until Freeze Ends: Giant Park Dedicated in Samaria

The largest park in Samaria was dedicated Tuesday - at the height of the construction freeze - with participation of hundreds from US and Israel.Hillel Fendel, 6/16/2010, 12:59 PM

Thousands Celebrate Yesha Settlement Enterprise

Show of strength: 7,000 people took part in 30th anniversary celebrations for the Samaria Regional Council.Hillel Fendel, 6/3/2010, 7:24 PM

Min. Katz: Building Will Resume with a Bang!

Minister Yisrael Katz, Netanyahu's political ally, says Jewish construction will resume - and a train system will be built in Samaria.Hillel Fendel, 5/4/2010, 6:52 PM

'Biden Will Come and Go – Samaria Will Remain'

'Biden will come and go, but we will stay in Samaria,' council head Gershon Mesika tells more than 3,000 youth who hiked in Samaria on Monday.Maayana Miskin, 3/15/2010, 9:42 PM

Key Yesha Leader Boycotts ‘Farcical’ Meeting with ‘King’ Barak

Gershon Mesika, chairman of the Shomron Regional Council in Samaria, boycotted a Yesha meeting with Barak: “This is a political farce.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/31/2009, 4:12 PM