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Defense Min. Approves Rebuilding of Ulpana Homes

Defense Ministry gives final approvals for the reconstruction of the buildings that were evacuated in the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 2:13 AM

Despite Promises, Homes Razed in Beit El

The government promised to move, not destroy, dozens of homes in Beit El – but gave up and brought in the tractors. Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2012, 6:55 PM

State Asks Court for Extension of Ulpana 'Sawing'

State Attorney’s Office asks the Supreme Court to postpone the deadline for the sawing of the homes of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 6:16 AM

Video: Beit El Homes Sawed

The 'sawing' and relocation of 5 buildings, upon the orders of the High Court, has begun.Gil Ronen & Yoni Kempinski, 10/16/2012, 5:42 PM

'Netanyahu's Conduct May Cost Him His Position'

Head of the Binyamin Residents Council: Netanyahu fears the left and if he continues this way, we'll have to draw conclusions.Elad Benari, 9/3/2012, 4:46 AM

A Letter from the Ulpana Families to Migron's Expellees

The Ulpana neighborhood residents of Beit El, whose homes are being demolished before their eyes, write to the Migron expellees. "The views from the two sides of our homes confuse the eye as do intermittent flashes of light and darkness." Harel Kohen, 9/2/2012, 9:49 PM

Defense Ministry Preparing to Demolish Ulpana

The Defense Ministry begins wrapping the evicted Ulpana buildings with scaffolding as it prepares to demolish them, not move them.Elad Benari, 8/27/2012, 6:31 AM

Beit El Gets New Land

The town of Beit El has new land added to its territory as part of the deal for the peaceful demolition of homes a month earlier.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 3:18 PM

Supreme Court Approves Ulpana Delay

The Supreme Court has approved a delay to allow the sawing down, reconstruction of Beit El homes. MKs object.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2012, 5:33 PM

Beit El: Netanyahu, Obama – You Won’t Move Us

A man evicted from his home in Beit El has a message for the world: Jews are not leaving Israel. Maayana Miskin, 6/29/2012, 2:02 PM

‘Peace Now’ Head Criticizes Bereaved Survivor

Peace Now head Yariv Oppenheimer slams Ulpana resident for carrying picture of his terrorist victim parents and brother.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/29/2012, 11:50 AM

Arab Workers Seal Beit El Homes

The Defense Ministry hired Palestinian Authority residents to keep Jews out of their homes in Beit El.Maayana Miskin, 6/29/2012, 11:05 AM

2nd Phase of Ulpana Eviction: Force and Arrests

Second group of families from the Ulpana neighborhood evicted. Police remove one couple by force.Elad Benari, 6/29/2012, 2:13 AM

Ulpana Buildings to be Sawed into 108 Parts

Parts will be stored at a special site, then reassembled. 17 remaining families are being evicted. Gil Ronen, 6/28/2012, 4:39 PM

Evicted Ulpana Children Suffering Trauma

The Welfare Department in Beit El is helping the evicted children of the Ulpana neighborhood get over the trauma of losing their homes.Elad Benari, 6/28/2012, 4:15 AM

Residents: Evictions Are the Dark Before the Light

Residents of the Ulpana neighborhood say that the evictions are a dark day which also marks the beginning of new building.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/27/2012, 4:42 AM

Ulpana Neighborhood: Pictures of Quiet Eviction

After an agreement was reached between the government and Beit El's leaders, residents leave homes quietly.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 6/26/2012, 11:54 AM

New, Larger Ulpana Neighborhood Dedication Today

Rav Melamed: Today we will dedicate a new neighborhood in Beit El, inside the base, a plot that is 2.5 or 3 times larger than this one.Gil Ronen, 6/26/2012, 10:15 AM

Last Prayers for Ulpana Expulsion Victims

Beit El’s rabbi joined Ulpana neighborhood expulsion victims for their last morning prayers before Tuesday’s expulsion.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 8:37 AM

First Ulpana Evictions to Take Place Tuesday

16 families from the Ulpana neighborhood will leave their homes on Tuesday morning, in accordance with the agreement reached last week.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 3:12 AM

Rabbi Eliyahu: Focus Fight on Supreme Court

The rabbi of Tzfat warns opponents of Judea and Samaria demolition to stay focused on the real problem – the Supreme Court.Maayana Miskin, 6/24/2012, 7:25 PM

Rabbi: The Hunger Strike Wasn’t for Nothing

The rabbi of Amona asserts that a hunger strike to save the Ulpana neighborhood had a great effect.Maayana Miskin, 6/22/2012, 2:16 AM

'Ulpana Agreement Benefits Settlement Enterprise'

Binyamin Residents Council Head: The residents of Beit El, as well as the settlement enterprise, benefited from the Ulpana agreementElad Benari, 6/21/2012, 5:15 AM

Hershkowitz Happy with Agreement on Ulpana

Jewish Home leader says Ministry of Defense has committed to approving 300 new homes.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2012, 8:09 PM

Land Pioneer to Ulpana: Get it in Writing

Moshe Zar tells Beit El leadership not to agree to Prime Minister's promises unless he writes them down.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2012, 7:09 PM

Ulpana Residents, Government Sign Agreement

Residents of the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El agree to leave their homes non-violently in exchange for 300 new homes.Elad Benari, 6/20/2012, 12:10 AM

Bet El’s Ulpana Neighborhood: Background & Facts

Timeline and facts regarding the slated demolition of five apartment buildings (30 units) in the Ulpana Hill Neighborhood of Bet El. Baruch Gordon, 6/19/2012, 10:06 PM

Rav Melamed: No Solution is Perfect

Beit El's rabbi presides over special Yom Kippur Katan prayer session at Ulpana neighborhood.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2012, 8:45 PM

‘Mini Yom Kippur’ as Jews Fast, Pray for Ulpana

Supporters fast, pray Tuesday in hopes of changing destruction decree. “May He who answered in Beit El answer us.”Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 11:26 AM

Ulpana: State Seeks More Time

The government plans to ask for another three months to demolish homes in Beit El.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 10:55 AM

Beit El Rabbi: Some Fights Can’t be Won

Rabbi Zalman Melamed talks about Ulpana demolition, “They’re taking one of my children, and promising ten in return.”Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 9:14 AM

Report: Police Gearing Up for Major Ulpana Assault

Over 1,000 Border Police and Yassam forces are getting ready for a confrontation with protesters in the Ulpana neighborhood, reports saidDavid Lev, 6/18/2012, 10:43 PM

Call to Change Ulpana to Ehud Barak' Neighborhood

Arutz 7 show host calls for changing name of Ulpana to "Ehud Barak Neighborhood" to protest forced eviction.INN Staff, 6/17/2012, 4:18 PM

Government Spins ‘Sound of Silence’ on Ulpana

Netanyahu claims discussions with Givat Ulpana residents on a court-ordered expulsion are at a “standstill.” Residents: What talks?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/17/2012, 10:10 AM

Ya'alon: Not Building in Would be 'Disastrous'

Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon: it would be disastrous if the 300 homes promised by Netanyahu in Beit El are not built.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2012, 11:47 PM

Expert: Court Acted Illegally in Ulpana Case

Legal expert Attorney Aharon Papo: The residents of the Ulpana neighborhood weren't properly represented.Elad Benari, 6/14/2012, 4:16 AM

Ketzaleh Calls for ‘Resistance’ on Ulpana

Ketzaleh calls on supporters to sacrifice for the Ulpana neighborhood, warns Knesset “There will be resistance.”Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2012, 5:53 PM

Activists Demonstrate Outside IDF Base

Border Police officers throw stun grenade at activists protesting the planned demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2012, 10:48 PM

Katif Expellees Stuck as Caravans Taken

Expellee families have new jobs, new schools, but nowhere to live as government reassigns their new caravan homes to Beit El.Maayana Miskin, 6/8/2012, 11:52 AM

Machon Meir Head Appeals to Barak Over Ulpana

The head of Machon Meir, Rabbi Dov Begun, asks childhood friend Defense Minister Ehud Barak to prevent the demolition in Beit El.Elad Benari, 6/8/2012, 7:14 AM

Report: Soldiers Could Move into Ulpana Homes

Prime Minister Netanyahu is reportedly considering ideas to prevent unrest that will result from demolishing or moving the Ulpana buildingsDavid Lev, 6/7/2012, 12:35 PM

Last-Ditch Musical Video Plea to Likud MKs

Jews about to be expelled from their homes in Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood have made a video plea to the Likud “not to destroy everything.”Chana Ya'ar and Yoni Kempinski, 6/7/2012, 12:21 PM

MK: Ulpana Evacuation Like a Bad Slasher Movie

MK Uri Ariel called PM Netanyahu a liar who will not keep his promises, while MK Aryeh Eldad compares the evacuation to the movie 'Saw IV'David Lev, 6/7/2012, 11:27 AM

Ulpana Evacuation Wheels Set into Motion

Officials in the Prime Minister's office have begun reaching out to residents of the Ulpana neighborhood to work out a voluntary evacuationDavid Lev, 6/7/2012, 10:10 AM

U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El Expansion

U.S. says "Israeli settlement activity undermines peace efforts" after PM Netanyahu announces 300 new homes for Beit El.Elad Benari, 6/7/2012, 5:42 AM

Housing Ministry to Market 551 New Homes

Housing Minister Ariel Atias announces that land will be marketed for the purpose of building 551 new housing units in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/7/2012, 4:14 AM

Netanyahu Checkmates Everyone in Ulpana Battle

Netanyahu proves it’s more important to win than to be liked. His nationalist ministers fell in line. Ulpana homes also will fall. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/6/2012, 3:45 PM

Protest Near Supreme Court Supports Regulation Law

Protesters showed their support of the Regulation Law in a demonstration near the Supreme Court shortly before a vote on the bill.Chana Ya'ar, 6/6/2012, 1:38 PM

Likud and Nationalists Set for Divorce

Netanyahu is not leaving the Likud, but Likud may be leaving nationalists over Ulpana. Elections may force him to tear up the divorce. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/6/2012, 8:15 AM

Bennett Offers 'Safety Net' for Fired Ministers

Naftali Bennett offers “safety net” in the Jewish Home party to any ministers who may be fired for voting in favor of the Regulation Law.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 5:14 AM

Yisrael Beytenu, Shas Plan Absence During Vote

Ministers from the Yisrael Beytenu and Shas parties will likely absent themselves from the vote in the Knesset on the Regulation Bill.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 12:13 AM

‘Ulpana Law is Judgment Day,’ Say Women in Green

The “Regulation Bill” to legalize the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El is “Judgment Day” for the Likud, warn Women in Green nationalists.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/5/2012, 9:11 AM

Hotovely: Netanyahu Split 'More than Likely'

MK Tzipi Hotovely believes that the possibility that Prime Minister Netanyahu will choose to leave the Likud “is more than likely”.Elad Benari, 6/5/2012, 2:43 AM

Barkat: Tent-Sitters Can Stay Till Knesset Vote

Occupants of the Ulpana Protest Tent across from the Prime Minister's Office can stay two more days, says Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 11:37 PM

Police Threaten to Shut Down Ulpana Protest Tent

Jerusalem police are threatening to close down the tent protesting the government destruction of Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood. Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 10:35 PM

Video: Ulpana Resident Speaks Out!

Baruch Kitay is fighting to save his home in Beit El's threatened Givat Ulpana neighborhood from 'rash decisions based on fallacy.'Gabe Kahn & Yoni K, 6/4/2012, 9:59 PM

AG to Back Netanyahu Plan for Givat Ulpana

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said the Attorney General will provide written approval for his plan to move five buildings in Beit El.Gabe Kan, 6/4/2012, 8:50 PM