Will Ofra be destroyed?

One of the largest cities in Binyamin, Ofra, recently lost its zoning permit for large swaths of the city. Arutz Sheva went to find out why.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 6:22 PM

Prospective IDF soldiers: Will you abandon us if we're wounded?

High school graduates from Ofra, home of wounded soldier unable to return home because of bureaucratic red tape, make emotional appeal.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/11/2016, 10:40 AM

Zionist Union MK visits towns slated for demolition

MK Eitan Broshi, member of the left-wing Zionist Union, visits Ofra and Amona, hailed as 'true friend' by residents.Eliran Aharon, 8/9/2016, 11:25 AM

Car attack foiled near Ofra

Border Police officers shoot and kill female Arab who tried to ram her car into them in Silwad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/25/2015, 8:15 PM

IDF troops foil car attack in the Binyamin region

Arab terrorist tries to run over soldiers near Ofra but is shot dead. Large knife is discovered in the vehicle.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/18/2015, 8:19 PM

6-year-old who collapsed celebrates birthday

About a week after he collapsed at school, Ido Benisti celebrates his birthday. 'We were very lucky,' his father says.Orly Harari, 12/9/2015, 5:10 PM

Drive-by shooting attempt in Samaria

Terrorists fire at hitchhiking station outside Ofra in Samaria, IDF returns fire; none wounded.Ari Yashar, 10/29/2015, 8:20 PM

Ofra Residents Turn to Jewish Home: Save Our Community

Frustrated residents plea to Naftali Bennett to stand up for the rights of Judea-Samaria in coalition talks ahead of demolition order.Ornit Etzer, 4/30/2015, 11:02 PM

Illegal Arab Road Blocked - After High Court Petition

The road, next to the community of Ofra, had led to an illegal Arab quarry and endangered motorists.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 4/15/2015, 1:34 PM

Supreme Court Orders Demolition of Ofra Homes By 2017

Nine families to be evicted from their homes in Judea-Samaria after petition from Palestinians, leftist NGO.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 4:27 PM

Watch: Rock Terror in Samaria Caught on Tape

Security advising crew catches Arab terrorists on camera throwing potentially lethal rocks at Israeli motorists.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 9/12/2014, 12:56 PM

New Terror Tactic? Blinding Israeli Drivers With Lasers

Jew driving in Samaria reports Arab motorist drove next to him and tried to blind him with a laser; 'by a miracle I escaped.'Ari Yashar, 5/11/2014, 11:04 PM

Commander: Don't Worry about Losing the Fence

Ofra residents worried about a Fogel-type scenario but Col. Pinto says security will not be worsened.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2013, 5:58 PM

Ofra Residents: IDF 'Forgot' Alternative Security Arrangements

Residents of Ofra continued to protest the removal of security fences around the town by the IDFDavid Lev, 4/18/2013, 3:36 PM

Binyamin Residents, ‘IDF has Abandoned Us’

Residents of Ofra, Adam upset as IDF removes security fences to ease Arab access., 4/17/2013, 6:33 PM

Arabs Set Fire to Memorial Plaque in Ofra

Arabs set fire to a memorial plaque for a resident of Ofra. Local residents: this is just the beginning.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 5:42 AM

Fences Protecting Ofra, Adam to Come Down Friday

Court: fences need to be dismantled because they prevent access to some Arabs' agricultural plots.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 10:59 PM

Ofra Security System Keeps an Eye on Bad Drivers

A security surveillance system outside the town of Ofra is being used to increase awareness of road safetyDavid Lev, 1/13/2013, 10:41 PM

Soldiers' Bus Targeted by Firebomb

Firebomb thrown towards a bus carrying IDF soldiers near the community of Ofra in Binyamin. No one injured.Elad Benari, 10/16/2012, 11:28 PM

Government Freezes Building, Disabled Children Suffer

The Judea and Samaria building freeze continues to affect communities. North of Jerusalem, disabled children are the ones who suffer.Maayana Miskin, 5/6/2012, 10:13 PM

Ofra Students Prepare for Memorial Day by Visiting Murder Sites

Ulpana for girls in Ofra prepares its students for Memorial Day by taking them on a tour of "terror points" along Highway 60.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/25/2012, 6:42 AM

PA Arabs Attack Motorists in Samaria

PA Arab terrorists attacked motorists on the roads of Samaria Monday night with rocks and firebombs, damaging vehicles.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2012, 11:51 PM

Ofra: A Religious and Cultural Center

Ofra, the first Jewish community in Samaria, has many opportunities for employment, Jewish learning, and culture.Elad Benari, 8/22/2011, 7:54 AM

43 Year Old Ofra? Min. Vilnai Says It Does Not Have Approval

Minister Matan Vilnai: a significant part of 43 year old Ofra is "built on private Palestinian land and does not have an approved jurisdiction".Elad Benari and Rachel Sylvetsky, 7/14/2011, 8:38 AM

Montana Gov. Visits Judea/Samaria Town

Ofra in Binyamin, one of Judea/Samaria’s first modern-day Jewish communities, welcomed a visit by Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on Wednesday.Hillel Fendel, 10/14/2010, 10:56 AM

Two Israelis Lightly Hurt in Friday Shooting Near Ofra

Terrorists opened fire at a car that was traveling near Ofra, lightly wounding two Israelis.Gil Ronen, 5/15/2010, 10:03 PM

Stop Mowing the Grass, Start Salting the Earth

Every time Hamas rebuilds their infrastructure, they are stronger than they were before. Alex VanNess, 8/20/2014, 6:12 AM