Israeli leaders respond to historic US announcement

"Now it's clear to everyone - Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley are an integral part of the State of Israel"Gary Willig, 11/18/2019, 8:17 PM

A mitzvah you could do in your sleep

The mitzvah of יִשּׁוּב אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל, dwelling in the Land of Israel, takes a definite commitment to begin with. But having made the commitment, it is a mitzvah which lasts your entire life. Daniel Pinner, 6/26/2019, 7:27 AM

Trump is set to reject UN and PLO on Jews' legal rights in 'West Bank'

Trump’s decision, if reports are accurate, will send the UN and the PLO into dual tailspins of their own making. The plans for a PA state are dead in the water. David Singer, 5/16/2019, 7:30 AM

Report: Settlement construction and spending on the rise

Israel building up 'isolated' settlements east of security fence, report finds. Spending on settlements surged following Trump's election.David Rosenberg, 5/14/2019, 2:35 PM

Likud MK: 'Time has come to officially legitimize settlement'

MK Nurit Koren appeals to PM in call for sovereignty in Judea, Samaria, Jordan Valley: 'To do justice to the settler pioneers.'Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 2:18 PM

The challenge of gratitude

Until now, Jews accepted the anomaly of Jews being permitted to build in Bethel, New York or Shiloh, Tennessee but not in the original Bethel or Shiloh.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 5/23/2018, 9:30 AM

Trump Administration: 'Settlements' don't help peace

State Department spokesperson says President Trump has been 'clear all along' that 'settlements' don't help the peace process.JTA, 6/21/2017, 8:49 PM

'We have approved the maximum possible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claims building permits issued in Judea and Samaria are maximum that can be approved in current era.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2017, 11:25 AM

Legal principles should be able to stand the benefit of a doubt

It is truly fascinating how diplomats and politicians (misuse) use concepts such as "international law" and "contradiction of international law" by applying bare assumptions. Martin Blecher, 5/24/2016, 2:48 PM

Trump targets Clinton and Obama betrayal of Israel agreements

Both Hillary and Obama have ignored Bush agreements with Israel, to the detriment of Israel and any chance of peace talks succeeding. Trump seems to feel differently. David Singer, 5/2/2016, 8:50 AM

Problems in Eden

The MIddle East's situation is the best proof that something is very wrong in the Western world.Dr. Richard D. Small, 2/17/2016, 10:19 AM

Martin Indyk's selective amnesia

He only forgets Israel's concessions and Arab intransigence. Benyamin Korn, 11/19/2015, 8:30 AM

Katzover: What Choice Is There Besides Netanyahu?

Those who would prefer not to vote than to vote Binyamin Netanyahu to another term are making a grave error, said Benny Katsover.Moshe Cohen, 2/12/2015, 9:03 AM

PM 'Promised 5,000 Homes' in Bayit Yehudi Deal

Maariv reports Netanyahu got Bayit Yehudi to accept terrorist release by promising to build in Judea, Samaria.Gil Ronen, 7/31/2013, 12:15 PM

Netanyahu Vows: No More Bulldozers against Jews

With Bayit Yehudi breathing down his neck, Prime Minister pledges to stop uprooting Jewish communities.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2013, 11:24 AM

Livni: Don’t Throw Away Money on Settlement

Livni calls for Israel to stop spending outside settlement blocs. “It won’t stay a part of Israel,” she predicts.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2012, 2:46 AM

3,000 New Homes in ‘Settlement Blocs’

The government plans to issue tenders for three large Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 12/18/2012, 10:39 PM

Settlements Trump Syria as Mideast Issue, Says EU

What is the most “urgent” problem in the Middle East? Not Iran and not Syria, according to the European Union. It is the “settlements.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/13/2012, 4:57 PM

'High Quality of Life in Judea and Samaria'

More than 80 percent of Jews in Judea and Samaria own their own homes, far higher than the national average, say government statistics.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/21/2012, 9:13 AM

Israel Decides to Sever Ties with UNHRC

Decision follows Council's decision to appoint Goldstone-type committee to look into construction in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 3/26/2012, 3:49 PM

After 10 Years: New Neighborhood in Karnei Shomron

A cornerstone is laid for Neveh Maoz Daniel, which will include 50 new units.Gil Ronen, 3/22/2012, 10:20 PM

We Won't Get Fooled Again!

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