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News and updates about Galilee

In the middle of the war

Homes of reservists in northern Israel slated for demolition

Residents of Ramat Arbel in the lower Galilee were issued demolition orders for buildings in the town where most male residents are off on reserve duty.

Homes of reservists in northern Israel slated for demolition

Kallner to Arbel:

Stop the destruction of Jewish settlement in Galilee

MK Ariel Kallner called for the Interior Minister to recognize a series of dangers posed by the proposed plan for new construction in the Galilee region.

Stop the destruction of Jewish settlement in Galilee

Northern Israel:

Bar Kokhba revolt-period hiding complex revealed

The most extensive hiding complex discovered to date in the Galilee was excavated in an archaeological excavation carried out by the IAA at the site of Huqoq. The excavation uncovered finds that reveal dramatic episodes in Jewish history.

Bar Kokhba revolt-period hiding complex revealed

Galilee town fears impending eviction

Residents of Ramat Arbel in the Galilee have received word that their town may be evacuated due to land claims.

Galilee town fears impending eviction

Who is buying up Israel?

How one organization is working to keep Israel's land in Jewish hands.

Who is buying up Israel?

IFCJ donates:

Fourth mobile ICU will benefit communities in northern Israel

In historic display of support for Druze community, IFCJ funds MDA mobile ICU to serve Carmel, Galilee, and Golan Heights villages.

Fourth mobile ICU will benefit communities in northern Israel

Netanyahu:

'New Galilee settlement makes today a holiday for Israel'

PM says decision to establish Ramat Arbel 'important news for Jewish settlement'.

'New Galilee settlement makes today a holiday for Israel'

Haredi MK:

'How do you expect people to go anywhere without buses?'

MK Moshe Roth insisted that the public transit to haredi communities in northern Israel must be improved.

'How do you expect people to go anywhere without buses?'

Interview with a terrorist leader

The leader of the Forces of the Galilee terrorist organization published an interview on Telegram claiming numerous actions against Israel.

Interview with a terrorist leader

Netanyahu, Ben-Gvir agree to NIS 250M for Negev and Galilee

Additional budget for periphery sector clears hurdle to Otzma Yehudit's support for the State budget.

Netanyahu, Ben-Gvir agree to NIS 250M for Negev and Galilee

Wasserlauf meets Herzog:

'He's attentive to the residents of the Negev and the Galilee'

Minister Wasserlauf and President Herzog agree to promote projects that generate change and growth in the Negev and the Galilee.

'He's attentive to the residents of the Negev and the Galilee'

Man shot dead outside of kibbutz in northern Israel

40-year-old man fatally wounded in shooting on Route 73 near Kibbutz Yifat.

Man shot dead outside of kibbutz in northern Israel

Police evacuate Jewish community in the Galilee

Jewish village evacuated despite government promises within pre-1967 Israel as nearby illegal Arab village allowed to remain.

Police evacuate Jewish community in the Galilee

Police: Man reports his brother plotted terror attack

Search underway in western Galilee after man calls police to say that his brother left the house with intention of committing attack.

Police: Man reports his brother plotted terror attack

New MK's first visit is to Jewish town in Galilee

New Knesset member Yitzhak Kroizer comes to strengthen the new Jewish community of Ramat Arbel on the day he takes office.

New MK's first visit is to Jewish town in Galilee

Stone-throwing attack against Israeli journalist

Gal Zohar describes recent attacks against people from his community in the Galilee.

Stone-throwing attack against Israeli journalist

Op-ed:

Israeli elections: Unraveling the mess

Behind the scenes of Israel's elections - to be held next week The whys, wherefores, history, enmities and weighty challenges..Op-ed.

Israeli elections: Unraveling the mess

2100-year-old Hasmonean era farmstead uncovered in Galilee

“The farmstead was probably abandoned suddenly due to impending danger." Find at ancient farm sheds light on Hasmonean period in the Galilee

2100-year-old Hasmonean era farmstead uncovered in Galilee

Defense Min.:

'Jewish Israel may be limited to the center of the country only'

In closed conversations, Defense Min. Gantz warns Israel may lose Negev and Galilee, with Jewish state limited to central Israel only.

'Jewish Israel may be limited to the center of the country only'

New commander appointed for 91st Galilee Div.

Brigadier General Shay Klapper takes over command oft he Galilee Division, replacing Brig. Gen. Shlomi Binder.

New commander appointed for 91st Galilee Div.

Vacation tragedy: 3-year-old killed in fire at Galilee cabin

'The fire was still raging, we couldn't get her out.' Fire breaks out cabin in northern Israel, killing girl and injuring her parents.

Vacation tragedy: 3-year-old killed in fire at Galilee cabin

Government offers free land for those moving north

Ministry presents plan to draw young people to northern Israel, agriculture industry. 'It's the only way Israeli agriculture will continue.'

Government offers free land for those moving north

20-year-old IDF officer killed in Galilee car accident

Driver arrested after fleeing scene of deadly accident.

20-year-old IDF officer killed in Galilee car accident

Bar-Ilan University launches groundbreaking diabetes initiative

New initiative will tackle diabetes, reduce healthcare disparities in Galilee, while developing innovations that will have a global impact.

Bar-Ilan University launches groundbreaking diabetes initiative

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

In Western Galilee blaze, firefighters use thermal drones, firefighting tractors, to extinguish flames in inaccessible areas.

Firefighters: 12 acres of thicket devoured in Galilee fire

'For too many years Israel has been state of Judea and Samaria'

Transportation Minister at conference in the Galilee: Time for Israel to return to being the state of the Negev and the Galilee.

'For too many years Israel has been state of Judea and Samaria'

Two Arab brothers abduct sister from women's shelter

Police forces apprehend two Arab brothers who abducted their sister from a women's shelter

Two Arab brothers abduct sister from women's shelter

Arson terror: 'We can't lose the North'

Arabs set fire to businesses in industrial area of Hatzor Haglilit. Council head: 'State of Israel is losing the Galilee.'

Arson terror: 'We can't lose the North'

Smotrich explains plan for Galilee

Religious Zionism has plans that can be realized in less than a single term of government.

Smotrich explains plan for Galilee

Warning sirens sounded in northern Israel

Residents of Western Galilee report hearing warning sirens, air activity. IDF: False alarm.

Warning sirens sounded in northern Israel

3 children saved from sinking raft on the Kinneret

Rescue teams save three children who got lost, were found in a sinking rubber raft two miles from the shore.

3 children saved from sinking raft on the Kinneret

The land of Israel is the hope of the free world

If not for Israel, Iran would extend its influence to the Mediterranean. Imagine the consequences for the entire Western civilization.

The land of Israel is the hope of the free world

Remembering a one-armed Zionist hero

Remembering a one-armed Zionist hero

1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting in the north

39-year-old man killed, young man seriously wounded in shooting in the Galilee.

1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting in the north

Stake your claim in The Holy Land: Buy a Piece Of Israel

Strengthen Jewish sovereignty in The Galilee while observing more Mitzvot.

Stake your claim in The Holy Land: Buy a Piece Of Israel

New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

Chef Michael Solomonov is helping to build a culinary school in Israel.

New culinary school to offer four-year accredited program

Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon set fire near border, causing firefighters to evacuate Israeli town.

Arson terror comes to northern Israel

Watch: Dramatic rescue in the Galilee

Police rescue two people from sinking boat in the middle of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee).

Watch: Dramatic rescue in the Galilee

It's official: Upper Nazareth to be renamed

Residents of the city of Upper Nazareth vote in favor of changing its name to Nof HaGalil.

It's official: Upper Nazareth to be renamed

Nasrallah threatens to invade the Galilee

Hezbollah leader: Israeli units that will enter southern Lebanon will be annihilated.

Nasrallah threatens to invade the Galilee

Rare find: Coin with image of emperor who abolished Sanhedrin

Students find a 1,600-year-old coin with the likeness of Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II, a first of its kind to be discovered in Israel.

Rare find: Coin with image of emperor who abolished Sanhedrin

'500,000 Jews in the Galilee, 1 million in the Negev'

JNF chairman explains organization's growth and activities since its founding 118 years ago.

'500,000 Jews in the Galilee, 1 million in the Negev'

New report: Jewish hold on Galilee weakening

Report finds anti-Zionist groups, aiming to erase Israel's status as "Jewish State," are encouraging Arabs to move into Jewish communities.

New report: Jewish hold on Galilee weakening

Hezbollah: We can conquer the Galilee

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says Israel is afraid to enter Lebanon, but admits Hezbollah can invade the Galilee.

Hezbollah: We can conquer the Galilee

Hundreds at funeral of soldier killed in training accident

Sergeant Evyatar Yosefi, who was killed during a training accident in the Galilee, laid to rest at Kiryat Shaul military cemetery.

Hundreds at funeral of soldier killed in training accident

Israeli teen's murdered body found in dumpster

16-year-old girl from northern Israel found dead in garbage dumpster three days after she disappeared on way to birthday party.

Israeli teen's murdered body found in dumpster

'We will invest in the Galilee as we invested in the Negev'

PM says social-economic gaps in Israel narrowing, Israeli government will work for benefit of all citizens 'without exception.'

'We will invest in the Galilee as we invested in the Negev'

Sirens in northern Israel result of Syrian infighting

Air raid sirens sound in northern Israel, Patriot missile fired from Tzfat.

Sirens in northern Israel result of Syrian infighting

Hiking with strollers in the beautiful Galilee

Many are put off going on a family hike when the children are small, worrying that the stroller will not fit through.

Hiking with strollers in the beautiful Galilee

Israel approves $30 million plan to counter 5-year drought

Plan would include pumping of desalinated water into Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) to replenish Israel's reservoir.

Israel approves $30 million plan to counter 5-year drought

Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Head of Israel Farmers Association laments failure to act after repeated acts of vandalism against agricultural equipment and land in north.

Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Forging haredi-secular unity in the Galilee

Despite political tensions over issues of religion and state, haredi NGO highlights bond between religious, secular in Galilee town.

Forging haredi-secular unity in the Galilee

Hiking the Holy Land:Manara and the Galilee Panhandle

Hiking the Holy Land:Manara and the Galilee Panhandle

INTO THE FRAY: But for the grace of God: Iran in Syria

INTO THE FRAY: But for the grace of God:  Iran in Syria

Man dies in fall from Galilee cliff

Second death in less than 24 hours in Galilee, after man dies in zip-line accident.

Man dies in fall from Galilee cliff

Five injured in car accident in northern Israel

Galilee accident leaves five injured near village of Shaab. Two of injured are in serious condition.

Five injured in car accident in northern Israel

Watch: Family of 18 extracted from Galilee stream

Family gets lost in Amud Wadi, rescue workers guide them out and run off to find two lost men.

Watch: Family of 18 extracted from Galilee stream

Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Excavations in Galilee reveal 2,000 year-old stone vessel quarry and production center, vessels 'highlight pivotal role of ritual purity.'

Rare chalkstone vessel workshop discovered in Israel's north

Family vacation tragedy: Third family member dies after crash

12-year old girl succumbs to her injuries after her father, brother die in collision with truck in northern Israel.

Family vacation tragedy: Third family member dies after crash

'We need to save the Kinneret'

Water Authority warns about unprecedented water shortage in Israel's primary reservoir. 'Since 1920 we've never seen anything like this.'

'We need to save the Kinneret'