In Yitzhar 'evidence and trials are no longer needed'

Legal group slams Ya'alon's 'slippery slope to military dictatorship,' as 4 in beleaguered town are banned from Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2016, 11:36 AM

Police accused of beating students during raid on yeshiva

Students at Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar say police entered at 3:00 a.m. this morning, attacked boys. Three students arrested.Yedidya Ben Or, 3/15/2016, 2:39 PM

Left-Wing NGOs Petition High Court to Indict 'Extremist' Rabbi

Reform, Tag Meir movements call on Attorney General to charge Rabbi Yosef Elitzur for 2009 article advocating tit-for-tat attacks on Arabs.Ari Soffer, 9/27/2015, 12:50 PM

Yitzhar Yeshiva Finds Severe Damage, Blames Border Police

Mezuzahs are missing, a memorial picture is smashed, doors and tiles are broken, and there is even Arabic graffiti.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 6/4/2015, 8:46 PM

Finally: IDF, Border Police Leave Yitzhar Yeshiva

Yeshiva calls upon security forces not to evict Jews in the future upon return to building after year-long military occupation.Netanel Katz, 6/2/2015, 11:19 AM

Yitzhar Yeshiva Returned, But What About Budget?

Staff at Od Yosef Chai yeshiva jubilant at IDF returning study hall after over a year, but notes Education Ministry must unfreeze funds.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 6:28 PM

Police Seizure to Be Lifted on Yitzhar's Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva

More than one year after IDF, Police seized Torah academy and forced students out, seizure order not to be extended.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/25/2015, 10:18 PM

ISA Raids Yitzhar Yeshiva, Arrests Youth

Gush Etzion resident, 17, arrested in nighttime raid on suspicion of puncturing the tire of a military truck.Orli Harari, Gil Ronen, 2/25/2015, 11:13 AM

Shas Founder Calls to Return Occupied Yeshiva 'Stolen' by IDF

Ze'ev shown Samaria yeshiva turned into base for nearly a year, urges 'return the stolen property,' compensate for lengthy 'exploitation.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 2/5/2015, 10:04 PM

Rabbis Urge Soldiers to Refuse Orders to Occupy Yeshiva

Almost a year after IDF seized Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar, Samaria, struggle against 'theft and desecration' steps up a notch.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 8:19 AM

Border Police Turn Away MK at Yitzhar's Od Yosef Hai Yeshiva

MK Meir Porush not allowed to visit, despite Defense Ministry guideline stating otherwise; vows to return building to residents.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/5/2015, 3:57 PM

Military Seizure Order Extended on Yitzhar Yeshiva

IDF to continue shutdown of Od Yosef Hai yeshiva's main building for another six months, sparking outrage.Ornit Atzar and Tova Dvorin, 11/29/2014, 11:00 PM

Temple March Around Old City Dedicated to Yehuda Glick

Prayers for recovery of activist who was shot to encircle Jerusalem's Old City in bid to strengthen Jewish ties, call for Third Temple.Ari Yashar, 11/21/2014, 11:54 AM

Yitzhar Residents Foil Ambush by 'IDF' Police

Video: police dress up as IDF to conduct surveillance and arrests in Samaria town - until residents catch on.Ido Ben Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/13/2014, 1:15 AM

Ya'alon Extends Occupation of Yitzhar Yeshiva

Residents of Samaria town shocked by continued seizure of yeshiva, argue heavy-handedness doesn't calm but enrage locals.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 6/12/2014, 7:10 PM

Yitzhar Yeshiva Reopened with Limited Access

Up to 50 worshippers to be allowed to pray at Od Yosef Chai yeshiva, but IDF still remains in control of the institution.Oranit Etzer, 4/29/2014, 4:00 PM

Uri Ariel Calls on Defense Minister to Stop 'Punishing' Yitzhar

Ariel clarifies that while extremist activity in Yitzhar 'violates the spirit of Judaism,' so does taking over yeshiva - and it must stop.Hezki Baruch, 4/13/2014, 1:39 PM

Atty. Says IDF Seizing of Yeshiva 'Encourages Attacks'

Ben-Gvir slams IDF capture of Yitzhar yeshiva; 'they wouldn't dare seize Bir Zeit University' terror hotbed.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/11/2014, 12:43 PM

3 More Jews Arrested on Temple Mount

Three Jewish men were arrested on the Temple Mount on Wednesday, and two on Tuesday, all on intermediate days of the Sukkot holiday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2012, 1:49 PM

Police Raid Yeshiva in Samaria to Arrest One Youth

Dozens of security personnel raided a Samaria yeshiva in the middle of the night to arrest one youth, only after they searched every room. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/12/2012, 9:06 AM

Yeshiva Student Detained on the Way to a Wedding

Police arrest a student of the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva in Yitzhar while he is on a bus on his way to a friend's wedding.Elad Benari, 3/26/2012, 2:16 AM

Od Yosef Chai Director Slams Education Ministry

Director of the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva criticizes decision to cut its funding. "We can't defend ourselves against confidential reports."Elad Benari, 11/3/2011, 7:15 AM

Ministry of Education Stops Funding to Yitzhar Yeshiva

The Ministry of Education has decided to halt funding to the Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva and shut down the local high school yeshiva.Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 5:13 AM

Police Raid Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva

Police raid Od Yosef Chai yehsiva in Yitzar looking for an unidentified person of interest, use pepper spray in the process.Gavriel Qiueenann, 10/31/2011, 8:31 PM