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Binyamin Council helps promote US law against antisemitism

Over the past few months a team headed by Binyamin Regional Council Governor and Yesha Council Chair Israel Ganz has worked with US Congressmen, and senior state officials to promote laws against antisemitism. The latest resolution passed in Louisiana this month.

Binyamin Council helps promote US law against antisemitism

Reconstruction of terror attack connects donors to Binyamin

Friends of Binyamin Regional Council were shown a video reconstructing the deadly shooting attack in the Dolev area to emphasize the importance of their donations to Israel's security.

Reconstruction of terror attack connects donors to Binyamin

Tales from the Battlefield

Binyamin's Brave First Responders

Special Jerusalem Conference panel led by the Binyamin Regional council. Watch.

Binyamin's Brave First Responders

Yesha council chief to Adams:

'We have a partnership to destroy Hamas'

Yesha Council and Binyamin Regional Council Head Israel Gantz presented NYC Mayor Eric Adams with a special hand-made pendant engraved with the symbol of the Binyamin Region.

'We have a partnership to destroy Hamas'

Binyamin region Governor:

'We will expand Judea and Samaria by hundreds of thousands'

Israel Ganz, Governor of the Binyamin Region and chairman of the Yesha Council, supports settlement in the Gaza Strip but stresses: First of all - we must eradicate the enemy.

'We will expand Judea and Samaria by hundreds of thousands'

Residents protest after Al-Mughayyir attack

Dozens of East Binyamin regional council residents protest outside village of Al-Mughayyir after attack, stating that, ‘There is no difference between Al-Mughayyir and Gaza.’

Residents protest after Al-Mughayyir attack

Missing Jewish shepherd found dead

Body of Binyamin Achimeir, 14, located by IDF.

Missing Jewish shepherd found dead

Binyamin volunteers armor IDF vehicles near Gaza

A group of volunteers heard that IDF vehicles were being damaged and set out to make a difference.

Binyamin volunteers armor IDF vehicles near Gaza

Binyamin Gov. to Biden:

'Discard perilous idea of a Palestinain state'

Binyamin Council Gov. Israel Ganz pens letter to US president warning that continued push for 2-State solution will lead to more bloodshed.

'Discard perilous idea of a Palestinain state'

Illegal waste site in Ramallah chokes residents of Jewish town

Illegal waste site set on fire in Ramallah suffocates residents of Ateret in the Binyamin Region. 'This is a serious health hazard.'

Illegal waste site in Ramallah chokes residents of Jewish town

How can you help the brave pioneers of Binyamin?

Since October 7th, the Binyamin Regional Council has been operating in emergency mode 24/7. You know have the opportunity to help.

How can you help the brave pioneers of Binyamin?

US Congressman:

'We have to give Israel the time and space to defend itself'

Congressman Andy Barr spoke with Binyamin Governor Ganz and discussed calls for a ceasefire and fake news about 'settler violence.'

'We have to give Israel the time and space to defend itself'

Shiloh residents block road after town resident falls in battle

Neighbors of fallen IDF soldier block Palestinian Arab traffic on roads around the town, demanding the government deliver greater security.

Shiloh residents block road after town resident falls in battle

US Congressmen present $14 billion aid bill to Israel

Congressman Doug Lamborn held a video conference with Binyamin Regional Council Governor Israel Ganz to discuss the situation in the region.

US Congressmen present $14 billion aid bill to Israel

12 fallen soldiers from the Benjamin region named

Benjamin Council and local communities providing assistance to bereaved families.

12 fallen soldiers from the Benjamin region named

Binyamin Spokesperson wins 1st place in countrywide competition

Binyamin Regional Council Spokesperson awarded first place for presentation of information to public in emergency and routine situations.

Binyamin Spokesperson wins 1st place in countrywide competition

Regional Council candidate disqualified for not submitting check

A candidate for the Binyamin Regional Council has been disqualified for not submitting a deposit check by the filing deadline.

Regional Council candidate disqualified for not submitting check

Arab illegal dump fire:

Regional Council: 'This is the Civil Administration's blunder'

Firefighters continue to work to extinguish fire at illegal dumping site and the Civil Administration has begun covering the site with sand.

Regional Council: 'This is the Civil Administration's blunder'

Binyamin Regional Council Head

'Siding with the Palestinian narrative distorts reality'

Israel Ganz says attacks on Jewish shepherds are a regular occurrence, and on Friday, the shepherds’ lives were 'in clear mortal danger.'

'Siding with the Palestinian narrative distorts reality'

Arabs burn illegal waste dump in Binyamin

Binyamin Council says it warned Civil Administration many times about dangers of illegal waste dump, resulting air pollution, to no avail.

Arabs burn illegal waste dump in Binyamin

Agriculture Min. to farmers:

'You're the best guards over the lands in Area C'

Agriculture Min. visits Binyamin Region farms, praises farmers. 'No better guards than hundreds of sheep, tended by an Israeli shepherd.'

'You're the best guards over the lands in Area C'

Binyamin Region ranks among the top five for digital services

Digilocale index ranks Binyamin Regional Council in first place among local authorities and close behind the top three cities.

Binyamin Region ranks among the top five for digital services

NIS 20 million for the development of the Hasmonean Palaces

The budget will cover the first stage of the development of the historic site on the outskirts of Jericho. Binyamin Regional Council Governo

NIS 20 million for the development of the Hasmonean Palaces

US Embassy invites Binyamin Council head to July 4 celebration

Israel Ganz invited to attend celebration of America's Independence Day despite Biden Administration's opposition to Jewish settlements.

US Embassy invites Binyamin Council head to July 4 celebration

Binyamin Regional Council head: 'We will deepen our roots here'

The head of the Binyamin Regional Council declares: The shooting attack on Highway 60 will only strengthen the community's resolve.

Binyamin Regional Council head: 'We will deepen our roots here'

After deadly attack:

Binyamin Regional Council distributes 3,000 Israeli flags

Council attempts to boost residents' moral after 4 people murdered in shooting attack near Eli.

Binyamin Regional Council distributes 3,000 Israeli flags

Leading online influencer:

'Faith and truth are a must'

Nataly Dadon, "emissary" of the Binyamin Regional Council, tells how she uses online presence to promote Israel.

'Faith and truth are a must'

New York City Mayor:

'I would love to visit the Binyamin region'

New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Israel Gantz, head of Binyamin Regional Council, march together at Celebrate Israel Parade in Manhattan.

'I would love to visit the Binyamin region'

Pres. Herzog: 'Binyamin is a wonderful and developing region'

President Herzog and wife Michal visit Binyamin Region, praise achievements and 'wonderful, creative, industrious' residents.

Pres. Herzog:  'Binyamin is a wonderful and developing region'

Demolition halted:

Civil Administration prevented from destroying ancient pool

Natural pool at Ein Rashash declared "health hazard" by inspectors. Minister Smotrich stopped the demolition.

Civil Administration prevented from destroying ancient pool

Million-man demonstration

'The Jewish People deserves freedom!'

Israel Ganz: When judges and lawmakers bind the hands of the public’s elected representatives, that is not justice.

'The Jewish People deserves freedom!'

25,000 attend Independence Day celebrations in Binyamin

Visitors from across the country enjoy attractions, tours of Biblical and nature sites on Israel's 75th Independence Day.

25,000 attend Independence Day celebrations in Binyamin

Former Trump senior adviser John Fleming tours Binyamin

Dr. John Fleming, who worked on the Abraham Accords, tours Binyamin to develop commercial ties in cybersecurity, aeronautic technologies.

Former Trump senior adviser John Fleming tours Binyamin

Foreign Min, Cohen launches Binyamin Young Ambassadors program

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen holds first visit to Binyamin region, praises Israel Ganz's efforts to secure NIS 7.4 billion for infrastructure.

Foreign Min, Cohen launches Binyamin Young Ambassadors program

Following shooting:

Binyamin residents support Yaniv family with flag rallies

Residents of Binyamin assembled along Route 60, waving huge flags, in a show of support and to accompany the Yaniv family of Har Bracha.

Binyamin residents support Yaniv family with flag rallies

Significant achievement for Binyamin: Extensive building permits

Over 2,000 housing units to be advanced in Binyamin. Council chairman Yisrael Gantz: 'on way to 100,000s of residents in Binyamin.'

Significant achievement for Binyamin: Extensive building permits

US Congressman:

'Israel has the right to stop illegal Palestinian construction'

Binyamin Regional Council chief Yisrael Ganz met with US representatives to discuss the Arab takeover of lands in Judea and Samaria.

'Israel has the right to stop illegal Palestinian construction'

‘Historic move to strengthen communities in Judea and Samaria’

Binyamin Regional Council Governor Israel Ganz praises Netanyahu and Smotrich for reaching coalition deal.

‘Historic move to strengthen communities in Judea and Samaria’

MK Miri Regev to INN:

'Public said enough to a gov't backed by terrorist supporters'

MK Miri Regev, Danny Danon and Binyamin Regional Council chairman speak to INN after exit polls published.

'Public said enough to a gov't backed by terrorist supporters'

4,000 men and woman participate in International Bible Marathon

Thousands of runners from all over Israel take part in various marathon races as part of annual event.

4,000 men and woman participate in International Bible Marathon

Safer roads in Binyamin region: Police to up enforcement

IDF Central Command General signs order to tighten traffic enforcement. Regional council head thanks general and police

Safer roads in Binyamin region: Police to up enforcement

Twin cities:

Nassau County, Binyamin Region, sign twin cities agreement

Binyamin leader Yisrael Ganz, heads of Nassau County, sign twinning agreement. 'This relationship will strengthen both sides.'

Nassau County, Binyamin Region, sign twin cities agreement

Shaked considering splitting Binyamin Regional Council

Following requests from residents, Interior Minister considers establishment of new regional council to serve residents of Binyamin.

Shaked considering splitting Binyamin Regional Council

MK’s son and grandchildren injured in rock attack in Samaria

Father and two children injured after rocks are thrown at their car. Moments earlier, Jew lightly injured from rocks thrown by Arabs.

MK’s son and grandchildren injured in rock attack in Samaria

'We will demonstrate wherever there is no security'

Residents of Gush Shilo demonstrate at entrance to Palestinian Arab village in protest against escalation of terrorist incidents.

'We will demonstrate wherever there is no security'

J Street brings Congress members to settlement leader's home

After visiting Ramallah, group visited Yisrael Gantz in Psagot & thanked him for showing them a new perspective.

J Street brings Congress members to settlement leader's home

Binyamin Council rejects estab. of Khan al-Amar on its territory

Council chairman vows to ensure plan to relocate illegal Bedouin outpost by 300 meters does not come to fruition.

Binyamin Council rejects estab. of Khan al-Amar on its territory

Arabs indicted for attempted murder in Oz Tzion firebombing

Four Jews who had been sleeping in flaming caravan only escaped by a miracle.

Arabs indicted for attempted murder in Oz Tzion firebombing

UN ambassadors impressed by Binyamin's commitment to the land

12 UN ambassadors meet Binyamin Regional Council head Israel Gantz, discuss life in Judea and Samaria.

UN ambassadors impressed by Binyamin's commitment to the land

"The Civil Administration is building Palestine"

Israel Ganz, head of the Binyamin regional council, accuses the IDF's Civil Administration of unfairly promoting Palestinian interests.

"The Civil Administration is building Palestine"

Binyamin Council head caught in stone ambush

Arabs block road with burning tires, assault council leader Yisrael Gantz and others attempting to remove roadblock.

Binyamin Council head caught in stone ambush

Israel at 73: Thousands celebrate independence in Binyamin

Israelis visit nature parks and historic sites in Binyamin en masse on Independence Day.

Israel at 73: Thousands celebrate independence in Binyamin

Binyamin council praises historic visit

Read the official statement of the Binyamin Regional Council in honor of US Sec. of State Pompeo's visit to the Psagot Winery in the region

Binyamin council praises historic visit

A hug for the Diaspora from the ancient Biblical site

Hundreds of viewers participate in special live musical prayer held by Binyamin Regional Council due to the coronavirus pandemic crisis.

A hug for the Diaspora from the ancient Biblical site

Binyamin Regional Council welcomes new construction

Head of Binyamin Regional Council says approval of building plans in Judea and Samaria is "joyous news for the settlement enterprise."

Binyamin Regional Council welcomes new construction

Beautiful Binyamin vacation spots trump Airbnb discrimination

New Binyamin Council head in original response to international website decision to remove apartments and guest houses in Judea and Samaria.

Beautiful Binyamin vacation spots trump Airbnb discrimination

Netanyahu will not receive 'Friend of the Settlements award'

Event honoring PM by the Binyamin Regional Council postponed amid unrest over award after destruction of Netiv Ha'avot homes.

Netanyahu will not receive 'Friend of the Settlements award'

MK Yogev will not run for Binyamin Council Chairman

MK received many requests encouraging to enter contest. 'My duty and responsibility to continue strengthening mission on national level.'

MK Yogev will not run for Binyamin Council Chairman

'Is upholding law less legitimate than supporting infiltrators?'

Regavim NGO takes issue with State Comptroller report, which accused Binyamin Council of favoritism to pro-Zionist groups.

'Is upholding law less legitimate than supporting infiltrators?'

Chabad school in Tel Zion suffers criminal neglect

Regional Council kicks Chabad preschool out of its building so private preschool can use it - two weeks before school starts.

Chabad school in Tel Zion suffers criminal neglect