Netanyahu Asks Likud to Back Beit El Demolitions

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pleaded with Likud lawmakers to oppose the 'regulation law' saying it would harm Israel's settlementsGabe Kahn, 6/4/2012, 5:10 PM

Kadima MK: We Are the Most Influential Party in the Coalition

MK Shai Hermesh (Kadima) says his party’s status has significantly increased since it joined the coalition.Elad Benari, 6/4/2012, 4:15 AM

Shas May Vote in Favor of Ulpana Demolition

Shas party says its ministers will vote against the outpost regulation law if PM does not allow coalition members to vote as they wish.Elad Benari, 6/4/2012, 1:18 AM

Prof. Aumann: An Honor for Minister to Be Fired by Netanyahu

Nobel Prize winner Aumann says “it would be an honor” for Cabinet ministers to be fired by Netanyahu if they vote to save Ulpana homes.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/3/2012, 8:11 PM

Activists Appeal to Ministers, PM Fears World Reaction

Netanyahu fears world response to Regulation Bill; activists call to Likud ministers who support the bill not to leave before vote.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 12:38 PM

‘This is How You Fight for Your Homes?’

A former Yesha leader warns that the fight against demolition in Beit El is insufficient, calls to “think macro, not micro.”Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 11:33 AM

Ketzaleh: Beit El Demolition a Plot to Topple Netanyahu

Two central figures in Netanyahu’s government are pushing for demolition in Judea and Samaria in an attempt to topple him, MK says.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 10:09 AM

Defense Ministry: Beit El Can be Expanded 'In Many Ways'

Defense Ministry: there is land available in Beit El on which the homes in the Ulpana neighborhood can be copied.Elad Benari, 6/3/2012, 5:50 AM

Similar Issue, Different Court Rules for Beit El, Modi'in Illit

It would appear that the High Court rules differently on how to deal with Arab land ownership challenges depending upon the region affected.Chana Ya'ar, 6/3/2012, 12:40 AM

Netanyahu Decides: Evacuate, Move Beit El's Ulpana Neighborhood

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El is to be evacuated, and the houses moved a few hundred meters.Chana Ya'ar, 6/2/2012, 10:31 PM

PM to Announce: Demolish Ulpana, Give Residents New Homes

PM Netanyahu to announce that the Ulpana neighborhood will be demolished and residents will be compensated with new homes nearby.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2012, 9:35 PM

Former IDF Chief Rabbi: Army is Preparing to Evacuate Ulpana

Rabbi Avichai Ronsky: Judea and Samaria Division Commander told me that the IDF is preparing for the demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 6/1/2012, 5:15 AM

Likud Activists Encourage Ministers to Support Outpost Law

Groups which represent Likud activists launched a new campaign to encourage Likud ministers to vote in favor of the outpost law.Elad Benari, 6/1/2012, 1:12 AM

Rabbi Melamed: Come Support the Regulation Law

Beit El chief rabbi Zalman Melamed has called on Israelis to visit hunger strikers at the Knesset protest tent to support the regulation lawGabe Kahn, 5/31/2012, 2:50 PM

Edelstein: I'll Support Outpost Law At Any Cost

Minister Yuli Edelstein says he will vote in favor of a law to legalize Jewish outposts, even at the cost of losing his job.Elad Benari, 5/31/2012, 3:15 AM

MK Gamliel to Demand 'Free Vote' for 'Ulpana Law'

MK Gila Gamliel toured Beit El's threatened Ulpana neighborhood; promises to demand ministers be allowed to vote freelyGabe Kahn, 5/28/2012, 8:29 PM

Elkin: If No Solution Found – We’ll Legislate One

Coalition chairman Zeev Elkin promised Beit El the Likud-run government will not be 'hijacked' into destroying the Ulpana neighborhoodGabe Kahn, 5/23/2012, 6:08 PM

Netanyahu Orders Two-Week Delay on ‘Ulpana Law’

Netanyahu orders the coalition to shelve Ketzaleh’s bill to legalize the Ulpana neighborhood and tells Barak to postpone expulsion plans.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 11:41 AM

Likud Ministers May Support Outpost Legalization Law

Likud ministers may vote in favor of a law to legalize Jewish outposts and disputed neighborhoods, contrary to Netanyahu's position.Elad Benari, 5/23/2012, 4:15 AM

MK Bar-On Heads Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee

MK Ronnie Bar-On (Kadima) replaces party head Shaul Mofaz at helm of key committee.Gil Ronen, 5/14/2012, 9:56 PM

Report: A-G Against Outpost Law Because of Fear of Hague Court

Report says A-G objects to legalizing outposts because he fears the issue could be brought to the International Court in The Hague.Elad Benari, 5/14/2012, 6:13 AM

Oped: It's Not the Court's Fault, It's the Government's

Hebrew Besheva Weekly's legal reporter lays responsibility for the Beit Ulpana ruling squarely on Netanyahu's government Yair Shapiro, 5/13/2012, 3:11 PM

Ulpana Residents Say Court Violated Law

Two Ulpana neighborhood residents appeal to the High Court to postpone a demolition order. “Court violated Basic Law on Human Dignity.’Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/13/2012, 12:36 PM

Ulpana Committee Resolves More Talk

PM Netanyahu's ministerial committee on Beit El's threatened Ulpana neighborhood resolved to 'hold further discussions' Gabe Kahn, 5/11/2012, 4:14 PM

PM Gathers Senior Ministers to Save Ulpana

PM Netanyahu gathered senior ministers Friday in an attempt to find a solution for the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Maayana Miskin, 5/11/2012, 9:55 AM

Sheftel: State Failed in Ulpana's Case

Attorney Yoram Sheftel says that the State has failed in the way it dealt with the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 3:15 AM

Lapid Calls for Demolition in Beit El

Yair Lapid slams PM Netanyahu over the threatened Ulpana neighborhood, calls for it to be demolished.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 2:13 AM

Prime Minister to Convene Special Ulpana Committee

With his new 94-seat super coalition now formed, PM Binyamin Netanyahu is pushing to find a way to save Beit El's Ulpana neighborhoodGabe Kahn, 5/10/2012, 6:05 PM

Report: Netanyahu Mulling Ulpana 'Seizure'

With the clock ticking, Netanyahu is said to be considering whether to order the IDF to seize the land Beit El's threatened homes rest upon.Gabe Kahn, 5/8/2012, 5:47 PM

Ministers Threaten Legislative Override of Supreme Court

The sixteen year power-struggle between the Knesset and Supreme Court over judicial decisions may come to a head in Beit El.Gabe Kahn, 5/7/2012, 8:56 PM

Supreme Court Rejects State Request for Ulpana Extension

The state's request for 90 days in which to find a way to legalize several homes in Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood has been rejected.Gabe Kahn, 5/7/2012, 7:16 PM

High Court Ridicules Gov’t Appeal on Ulpana Homes

A High Court justice asks government, “Where were you 10 years ago” if you wanted to save the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/6/2012, 12:54 PM

Foreign Journalists Visit Threatened Beit El Neighborhood

A group of foreign journalists visit the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El, meet with residents, and hear their story.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2012, 4:15 AM

Minister Shalom Visits Ulpana Neighborhood

Vice premier Silvan Shalom made a solidarity visit to the threatened Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El as the state petitions for more timeGabe Kahn, 4/27/2012, 2:27 PM

Government Asks Supreme Court to Postpone Destruction

The government is seeking the Supreme Court’s authorization to postpone the demolition of a Beit El neighborhood.Maayana Miskin, 4/27/2012, 11:35 AM

Video: State to Ask Court to Delay Ulpana Demolition

Netanyahu and senior ministers decide that the State will ask the Supreme Court to delay the demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 4/24/2012, 2:14 AM

Barak: Legalize the Ulpana Neighborhood

Defense Minister Ehud Barak, feeling the pressure over the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El, orders his office to find a way to legalize it.Elad Benari, 4/24/2012, 12:15 AM

Lieberman: Media and Politicians ‘Off Their Rockers’

Foreign Minister Lieberman rails at media and politicians for “going off their rockers” over expelling Jews from Beit El.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 8:08 AM

Bereaved Husband and Father to Netanyahu: Stop the Demolition

Yoel Tzur, who lost his wife and son in a terror attack, appeals to PM Netanyahu to stop the demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2012, 6:15 AM

Edelstein: Demolition of Ulpana Neighborhood Not on the Agenda

Minister Yuli Edelstein: Demolishing the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El is not on the agenda. Barak won't be able to realize his plans.Elad Benari, 4/23/2012, 2:13 AM

Danon: Barak Trying to Bring Down Government

MK Danny Danon says Defense Minister Ehud Barak's extra-governmental policy in Yesha is a bid to take down the governmentGabe Kahn, 4/21/2012, 9:59 PM

Barak Sources: Yaalon and Katz are 'Feiglinist Hardliners'

Sources close to embattled Defense Minister Ehud Barak tried to brand his critics as dangerous extremists who hurt Israel.Gabe Kahn, 4/21/2012, 9:23 PM

Yaalon: Coalition Fate Tied to Beit El's Ulpana

Minister of Strategic Affairs Moshe "Bogie" Yaalon says DM Barak's private political agenda in Yesha may well bring down the government.Gabe Kahn, 4/21/2012, 8:49 PM

Minister Katz Slams Barak Over Judea and Samaria

Minister Yisrael Katz accuses Barak of working against Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria for political gains.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/21/2012, 12:42 AM

Dayan: Gov't Not Determined Enough to Prevent Ulpana Demolition

Yesha Council Chairman: There is a lack of determination by the government to solve the issue of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El.Elad Benari, 4/20/2012, 4:13 AM

Netanyahu Plays ‘Dodge’em’ on Hevron House and Beit El

Likud ministers demand action and not words after Netanyahu promises “we will find a solution” for communities threatened by Barak.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 2:21 PM

Gov’t Lawyer: Justice Favors Endangered Beit El Neighborhood

MK Yaakov Katz met with Beit El residents threatened with expulsions days after the state prosecutor said justice is on their side.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/1/2012, 8:02 PM

Deputy A-G Visits Threatened Beit El Neighborhood

Deputy Attorney-General visits the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El, hears claims of local residents against an order to demolish buildings.Elad Benari, 3/15/2012, 12:14 AM

Knesset Speaker Lights Hannukiah in Threatened Home

Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin lit candles in a house slated for demotion saying "the law does not go hand in hand with justice"Gabe Kahn., 12/27/2011, 10:41 PM

MK Bielski: I'll be An 'Emissary' of Ulpana's Residents

MK Ze'ev Bielski visits the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El. "People who live here will not lose their homes."Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 2:09 AM

Legal Experts: There is a Solution to the Demolition Issue

Two of Israel’s leading lawyers: there is already a legal solution to prevent the demolition of Judea and Samaria outposts.Use it.Elad Benari, 12/7/2011, 6:45 AM

Yesha Residents Protest: Stop Demolitions

Residents of Migron, Givat Assaf and the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El protest outside the Knesset: The ball is in your court.Elad Benari & Hillel Maeir, 11/8/2011, 4:16 AM

Hotovely: PM Wants to Save Jewish Neighborhoods

MK Tzip Hotovely says the Prime Minister is looking for ways to save Jewish neighborhoods threatened by the High Court.Gavriel Queenann & Yoni K, 11/1/2011, 10:47 PM

Landau: 'Israel Should Not Bow Her Head'

Interior minister Uzi Landau visited Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood saying Israel's moves to destroy settlements stems from a slave mentalityGabe Kahn., 10/25/2011, 7:49 PM

Ketzaleh Brings Ministers, MKs to Tour Beit El

MK Yaakov Katz continues to bring influential members of the ruling coalition to Beit El to save the Ulpana neighborhood.Gavriel Queenann & Yoni K, 10/24/2011, 9:53 PM