Livni Opposes Etzion Bloc Land Bid

Justice Minister says the government's decision 'does not help' in getting moderates on board with Israel.Gil Ronen, 8/31/2014, 7:48 PM

Soldiers Nab Terrorist who Opened Fire at Gush Etzion Kibbutz

IDF soldiers capture a terrorist who opened fire at Kibbutz Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion, 20 seconds after the incident.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 4:31 AM

Bennett: Land Swaps Are Not Our Heritage

During a march with 5,000 youths, Economy Minister slams talk of giving up land to keep 'settlement blocs.'Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 9:34 AM

Prof. Visits Judea, Says Sovereignty is 'Only Viable Option'

Prof. Gil-White of Penn takes tour with Women in Green, sees reality of Arab land grabs and urges immediate annexation.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 10:25 PM

Teach the Story of the 'Lamed Hey,' Education Minister Told

Gush Etzion council head asked Education Minister Shai Piron to include the history of the Lamed Hey fighters in school curricula.David Lev, 1/5/2014, 5:00 PM

IDF Prevents Terror Attack in Gush Etzion

IDF soldiers arrest four terrorists with knives before they can enter the community of Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion.Elad Benari, 1/5/2014, 2:20 AM

While it Lasts: Snow Tourism in Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion region, which experienced record snowfall over the weekend, takes opportunity to boost tourism in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 9:05 PM

Army Unit Rescues Residents of Snowbound Gush Etzion Town

An IDF unit on Sunday came to the aid of a snowbound woman who was set to give birth in the town of P'nei Kedem in Gush Etzion.David Lev, 12/15/2013, 4:33 PM

School's Out: Snow in Gush Etzion, Samaria and Jerusalem

Snow began falling Wednesday night in Samaria, Gush Etzion, Hevron and Jerusalem. School cancelled in Jerusalem area.Arutz Sheva, 12/12/2013, 5:40 AM

'Amos Junction' Inaugurated on Beleaguered Judea Road

Ceremony renames 'T-junction' in Gush Etzion after Jewish prophet who lived in area, part of vigil to raise Jewish presence at attack site.Ari Yashar, 12/5/2013, 7:48 PM

New Movie Shows Brave, Tragic History of Gush Etzion

A new memorial to the Jews slain in Gush Etzion includes a video that captures the region’s inspiring, tragic history.Maayana Miskin, 11/29/2013, 12:15 AM

Prof. Moshe Arens in Shdema: New Version of Warsaw Ghetto Events

Event, funded by Women in Green, discusses full extent of Jewish, Israeli involvement in Uprising, tells unknown perspective.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2013, 1:50 PM

Palestinian Arabs Attempt to Destroy Vigil Site in Gush Etzion

Lean-to being used by grassroots group in demonstration for Jewish presence at the site destroyed; group declares vigils to continue.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2013, 8:42 AM

Firebomb Victim: I Saw My Wife Burning

Victim of terrorist firebomb attack recalls the horror. ‘It wasn’t like this before terrorist release,’ he says.Maayana Miskin, 11/10/2013, 1:50 PM

Daily Vigil Planned in Gush Etzion in Response to Terror Attacks

Grassroots group Women in Green to set up daily protest demanding Jewish presence at T-junction, in response to wave of terror attacksTova Dvorin, 11/10/2013, 10:16 AM

Teen Who Was Critically Injured in Accident Passes Away

Nofar-Hodaya Shimon, who was injured after being hit by an Arab truck opposite Elazar in Gush Etzion, passed away over the Sabbath.Arutz Sheva, 11/10/2013, 3:35 AM

Protesters’ Angry as Teen Critically Hurt in Traffic Accident

Israelis from Gush Etzion outraged as teenage girl is hit by truck. ‘We warned this could happen.’Maayana Miskin, 11/7/2013, 2:51 PM

Dep. Min. Ben-Dahan: Get Used to Israeli Sovereignty

Israel will be sovereign in the entire land of Israel, Deputy Minister says as Shdema camp is transformed.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 10:34 AM

Shdema Military Camp Transforms into Cultural Center

At the abandoned army base at Shdema, a mezuzah has been affixed to an army structure that has been turned into an cultural center.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/4/2013, 9:07 AM

Ministry: No Bike Trips in Gush Etzion

Bikers are not welcome in Judea and Samaria, as far as the Education Ministry is concerned. The Ministry blames the IDF's security demandsDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 2:20 PM

878 New Yesha Homes Approved

Building may take a while to begin, but decision acknowledges that Jews of Judea and Samaria have "rights and needs which can't be ignored."David Lev, 8/8/2013, 12:26 PM

Father of Three Dies After Falling into Pit of Water

A 32-year-old father of three was killed after falling into a pit of water in Gush Etzion.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2013, 9:54 PM

Minister: 1,000 New Homes to be Built in Judea

Gevaot neighborhood at Etzion Bloc's Alon Shvut to be enlarged by 1,000 units.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 11:05 PM

Google Says Gush Etzion Residents Live in 'Palestine'

Residents of Gush Etzion outraged to discover that, according to Google, they live in "Palestine".Elad Benari, 5/23/2013, 6:45 AM

Arabs Fly Nazi Flag near Hevron

Residents of Gush Etzion astounded to see Nazi flag flying near the mosque of Beit Omar.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2013, 2:19 PM

Independence Day in Shdema: More Growth, More Israel

Land of Israel activists celebrate 65th Independence Day, but say, ‘We won’t sit on our laurels.’Maayana Miskin, 4/16/2013, 7:57 PM

Thousands Remember the Fallen in Gush Etzion

Thousands of people participated in an official ceremony in memory of the residents of Gush EtzionDavid Lev, 4/15/2013, 6:39 PM

Record Tourism in Gush Etzion

A record number of tourists visit the Judea region and Gush Etzion. Most popular: Herodium, Deer Land. New minister among visitors. Maayana Miskin, 3/29/2013, 12:46 PM

Video: Etzion Bloc Terrorists Apprehended

IDF officer describes how his soldiers arrested a terrorist cell that carried out serious terror attacks.Gil Ronen, 3/28/2013, 9:44 PM

Passover Hike to Solomon’s Pools in 'Area A' of Gush Etzion

The Kfar Etzion Field School will introduce Passover tourists to Solomon’s Pools, which supplied water to Jerusalem for nearly 2,000 years.Chana Ya'ar, 3/28/2013, 1:10 PM

Quick IDF Action Nets Arab Shooters

Two Arabs arrested after they fired shots at Migdal Oz in the Etzion Bloc.Gil Ronen, 2/17/2013, 7:46 PM

Scottish and US Experience Makes Great Israeli Beer

Immigrants from Scotland, America team up to make “the best beer possible.”Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 2/15/2013, 1:01 PM

Gov’t Forces Destroying Caravan Homes at Ma’ale Rehavam

Government security forces arrived Wednesday morning in Gush Etzion to tear down caravan homes at Ma’ale Rehavam. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/13/2013, 11:14 AM

IDF, Shabak Break Up Terror Gang Targeting Gush Etzion

In a joint operation, the Shabak, IDF, and Israel Police arrested in recent months an Arab terror cell, based in a village near Gush EtzionDavid Lev, 1/28/2013, 6:20 PM

Arabs Attempt to Storm Tree Planting, Jewish Town in Gush Etzion

As Israelis in Gush Etzion attempted to plant trees, a mob of Arab thugs and international anarchists rioted.David Lev, 1/27/2013, 9:18 PM

Shots Fired Towards Gush Etzion Community

Gunshots fired towards a security guard’s post at Kibbutz Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion. No casualties.Elad Benari, 1/22/2013, 12:13 AM

IDF Soldiers Arrest Arab who Tried to Fire at Security Guard

IDF soldiers arrest a PA Arab man who tried to shoot a guard at Kibbutz Migdal Oz in Gush Etzion. No Israelis hurt.Elad Benari, 1/14/2013, 4:25 AM

Charges Dropped in 'Jewish Firebomber' Case

Insufficient evidence in investigation against 13-year-old suspected of firebomb attack on Arab taxi.גיל רונן, 1/6/2013, 10:07 PM

New Judean Town Planned for Gush Etzion

After many years, a new Jewish town is being planned for the Gush Etzion bloc in Judea. To start, 523 housing units have been approved.Chana Ya'ar, 12/20/2012, 1:26 PM

Efrat Hopes to be Part of Latest Israeli Construction

Efrat mayor Oded Revivi: We've heard rumors that we'll get 600 new homes, and we certainly hope this will happen.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 5:46 AM

Gush Etzion Getting New Schools, Community Centers

Development of Gush Etzion is continuing apace, as five new educational institutions are set to open in the area in the coming daysDavid Lev, 11/25/2012, 6:27 PM

Rabbi Ben-Dahan: Time to Repeal Oslo

Rabbi Ben-Dahan: It’s time to put an end to Oslo, annex Judea and Samaria. Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 1:12 PM

Bus Damaged in Rock Attack on Highway 60

PA Arabs hurled rocks at an Israeli bus on Highway 60 Monday evening in another road terror attack near Gush Etzion, damaging the vehicle.Chana Ya'ar, 10/15/2012, 7:30 PM

'Jewish Return to Hevron is Forever'

MK Moshe Ya'alon assured settlers Wednesday during a visit to Hevron that the Jewish return to the city of the Patriarchs is “forever.”Chana Ya'ar, 10/4/2012, 1:51 PM

Palestinian Car Runs Over Four Soldiers in Gush Etzion

In an incident that has not yet been termed an accident or an attack, a Palestinian car ran over four soldiers in Gush Etzion. Annie Lubin, 10/2/2012, 4:41 PM

Etzion Bloc Renews Protest against Security Fence

Local residents say the fence, planned 10 years ago, is no longer necessary.Gil Ronen, 9/27/2012, 10:29 PM

New Arrests in Firebombing of Arab Taxi

Brothers aged 17 and 13 arrested as their father was driving them home in his car, released several hours later.Gil Ronen, 9/13/2012, 9:30 PM

Jewish Firebomb Suspects, Aged 12-13, to Spend Night in Jail

Suspects are residents of Bat Ayin, in Etzion Bloc. Fire bomb injured six Arabs, two seriously.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2012, 7:19 PM

IDF Soldiers Wounded in Hevron Rock Attack

Two IDF soldiers were wounded Monday in a Palestinian Authority Arab rock-throwing terror attack.Chana Ya'ar, 7/23/2012, 7:28 PM

Senior Citizens Reform Program Launched in Gush Etzion

The biggest strategic plan for improving the quality of life of senior citizens in Israel was launched this week in Gush Etzion.Elad Benari, 7/20/2012, 6:46 AM

Judeans Block Road to Arab Village

Residents of Tekoa placed rock barriers on the road into Tukua to protest attacks on motorists.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 9:47 PM

Three Way Race for Etzion Bloc Leadership

After Shaul Goldstein's appointment to head the Nature and Parks Authority, Gush Etzion has 60 days to elect a replacement.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2011, 11:49 AM

Jewish Residents Leave Holiday Preparation to Protest Stonings

The attack on Rabbi Yaron Durani sparked a demonstration calling upon the government to exercise a strong hand.Amiel Ungar, 9/27/2011, 9:16 PM

Three Dead as Arab Truck Hits Israeli Vehicle

Three Israeli residents of Gush Etzion were killed Tuesday evening when their vehicle slammed into a truck driven by an Arab.David Lev, 5/24/2011, 8:55 PM

Second Tekoa Demolition Feared Looming

Gush Etzion civil leaders warn that the IDF is planning to again destroy the house of Yigal and Maayan Carlebach in Tekoa, western Gush Etzion.Hillel Fendel, 5/12/2011, 1:01 PM

Video: Women in Green Take Action

Women in Green takes a planting initiative in response to an Arab takeover of Jewish lands in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/11/2011, 4:20 AM

A First for Gush Etzion: Arab Bus Driver

A Gush Etzion company shows that it is an equal opportunity employer and hires an Arab bus driver.Elad Benari, 2/23/2011, 5:12 AM