Heads of Judea and Samaria councils back Netanyahu

Heads of eight local councils in Judea, Samaria and Jordan Valley send a letter of support to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 5:12 AM

And they call themselves the New Israel Fund?

The New Israel Fund has the chutzpa to stand with Europe's bias against israel. Ronn Torossian, 12/1/2019, 7:30 AM

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 4:36 AM

Knife Netanyahu and Trump's peace plan may bleed to death

Trump has forged a unique relationship of respect and mutual trust with Netanyahu that no other Israeli politician enjoys.  David Singer, 11/29/2019, 12:07 PM

PM: We strengthen Yesha, they won't uproot us

Netanyahu meets Yesha council leaders to discuss approval of NIS 40 million security budget for Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 7:28 PM

Abbas: US policy change emboldens Israel

PA chairman blasts Trump administration’s announcement on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 6:15 AM

Pompeo: New policy on settlements will help resolve conflict

Secretary of State: Decision on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria is correct and in the best interests of both sides.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 12:57 AM

So this is Netanyahu's reward?

When things look too good, worry. We had barely begun to rejoice over Trump's decision on Judea and Samaria when the the Attorney General dropped a bomb on Netanyahu. Jack Engelhard, 11/26/2019, 11:50 PM

Arab League condemns US policy shift on Judea and Samaria

Arab League denounces US announcement that it no longer considers communities in Judea and Samaria to be a violation of international law.Elad Benari, 11/26/2019, 12:04 AM

Criticism of Trump's Judea/Samaria decision - is it based on facts?

Why would any Jew condemn an American policy for the benefit of a Jewish State, a gesture of extraordinary support of Israel that immediately corrects historical wrongs?  Valerie Sobel, 11/25/2019, 4:30 PM

Hundreds of Israeli rabbis praise Trump

250 rabbis, including Israeli chief rabbis, sign letter thanking US president for his recognition of Israeli rights in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 6:55 PM

European Union bites off more than it can chew in Judea and Samaria

The European Union could be in a real political bind as a result of its antisemitic labelling decision. David Singer, 11/21/2019, 4:30 PM

PA calls to punish those dealing with 'settlement products'

PA cabinet leader says he will ask International Criminal Court to investigate the “settlements”.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 6:39 AM

Vatican speaks out against US statement on 'settlements'

Holy See doesn't mention Pompeo statement but says "recent decisions risk undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace process".Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 6:23 AM

Arab League to discuss Pompeo announcement

Arab League to hold "urgent meeting" on US announcement that it no longer considers Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria to be illegal.Elad Benari, 11/21/2019, 4:14 AM

The only question on settlement legality is: Why did it take so long?

When it came to the issue of the settlements, the discussion was not, to quote Professor Eugene Rostow, “about legal rights but about the political will to override legal rights.” Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 11/20/2019, 12:54 PM

PA: Escalate the popular resistance

PA leadership convenes emergency meetings following Pompeo statement regarding legality of "settlements".Dalit Halevi, 11/20/2019, 6:46 AM

France: 'Settlements' are illegal under international laws

France says it "regrets" US policy shift on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 1:02 AM

New details about historic US Judea and Samaria declaration

David Friedman has been pushing move lately; US has looked into whether move would cause Gaza flare-up.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 10:10 PM

US Ambassador briefed Gantz ahead of settlement announcement

Had Gantz informed of readiness to declare government within 24 hours, it is uncertain announcement would have been made.Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2019, 7:50 PM

Behind the scenes of the historic proclamation

On contacts and talks that preceded US declaration, Deputy FM says: 'All begins with our determination to uphold our rights.'Shimon Cohen, 11/19/2019, 6:44 PM

'US corrects historic injustice on settlements'

Foreign Minister YIsrael Katz meets US Deputy National Security Adviser Victoria Coates following Pompeo's statements on settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 5:31 PM

Trump's declaration: 'Political window for sovereignty expands'

Nadia Matar: 'Once again President Trump is not afraid of being on the side of justice.'Hezki Baruch, 11/19/2019, 5:19 PM

UN: Settlements illegal no matter what US says

UN rights office dismisses US declaration Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria are not illegal.AFP, 11/19/2019, 4:23 PM

"If I'm not PM, Trump admin's declarations won't mean a thing"

Netanyahu meets with Yesha leaders, warns of dangers of minority left-wing government relying on Arab MKs. 'We could lose everything.'Hezki Baruch, 11/19/2019, 2:55 PM

'This is a great day for Israel'

PM hails US declaration that Israeli 'settlements' not considered illegal, calls move 'historic achievement that will last for generations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 1:30 PM

Countering Obama and the UN on Judea and Samaria communities

The US State Department has concluded a year-long legal study and analysis, researching international law and consulting legal experts. It has concluded that the Reagan Administration’s policy towards Judea and Samaria is fundamentally legally sound.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/19/2019, 10:59 AM

Thank you, President Trump

President Trump thank you for being the best friend Israel has. Ronn Torossian, 11/19/2019, 6:41 AM

AIPAC: Settlements should be an issue for direct negotiations

Pro-Israel lobby responds to US policy change on Judea and Samaria: The Palestinians must stop their boycott of US & Israeli officials.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 6:22 AM

On Judea/Samaria, Trump defies the world again

The canard claiming that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria violate international law has been called out by Trump, who knows what it's like when everyone is out to get you. Jack Engelhard, 11/19/2019, 5:57 AM

Biden criticizes Trump on Judea and Samaria

Democratic presidential hopeful says policy change on Judea and Samaria will inflame regional tensions.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 5:13 AM

OU applauds US policy change on Judea and Samaria

Orthodox Union welcomes statement that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria are not inconsistent with international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 4:40 AM

Egypt, Jordan criticize US policy change on Judea and Samaria

Two Arab countries that have peace treaty with Israel criticized Pompeo’s statement on Judea and Samaria communities.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 4:22 AM

Warren: 'Settlements' make peace harder to achieve

Democratic presidential candidate criticizes policy reversal on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 4:00 AM

Cruz praises Pompeo announcement on Judea and Samaria

Texas Senator: It’s up to our Israeli allies to make their own decisions about what to do with their territories.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 3:37 AM

Young Israel welcomes Pompeo announcement

National Council of Young Israel: Judea and Samaria is as much a part of Israel as any other Israeli municipality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 2:12 AM

PA outraged following Pompeo statement

Abbas spokesman says Pompeo declaration on Judea and Samaria is "null and void" and contradicts international law.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 12:43 AM

Netanyahu thanks Trump: You corrected a historic injustice

Netanyahu speaks to Trump following Pompeo statement on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 11/19/2019, 12:06 AM

Sanders: Settlements are illegal, Trump isolating the US

Democratic presidential candidate criticizes Pompeo's declaration on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/18/2019, 11:40 PM

EU: Policy on 'settlements' remains unchanged

EU foreign minister responds to Pompeo, says the EU views "settlements" as illegal under international law.Elad Benari, 11/18/2019, 11:14 PM

Watch: US says Israeli courts determine legality of settlements

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announces major change to US policy, recognizes Israeli courts' authority on settlements.Gary Willig, 11/18/2019, 9:30 PM

Opinion: Critics doubt legal character of ECJ

European Court of Justice ruled that "settlements" are in breach of international law. Legal scholars disagree.Yardena Cohen, 11/15/2019, 12:32 AM

Greenblatt: A hypocritical and political decision

Jason Greenblatt denounces EU court ruling that products from Judea and Samaria must be labeled as "settlement products".Elad Benari, 11/13/2019, 12:06 AM

Arab rioter shot dead in clashes with IDF at Arafat memorial

Palestinian Authority claims rioter fatally shot during clashes with IDF in southern Judea. One rioter wounded in separate memorial march.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 11/11/2019, 2:30 PM

Netanyahu aide: Settlements are a divine blessing

Deputy Chief of Foreign Affairs Reuven Azar calls on attendees at Christian Media Summit to fight claims Jewish communities are illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 6:15 PM

Britain condemns approval of construction in Judea and Samaria

Britain says "settlements" are illegal in response to Israeli approval of more than 2,300 housing units in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/6/2019, 12:22 AM

Reps of Likud national camp embark on campaign in Judea, Samaria

Likud groups call for cooperation, launch campaign to increase number of Likud members in Judea and Samaria by 3,000 before primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2019, 12:52 PM

PA: Dry up the financial resources for 'settlements'

PA cabinet leader calls on European Union to boycott "settlement products" and work to dry their financial resources.Dalit Halevi, 10/25/2019, 4:34 AM

UN's PA 'expert': Ban 'settlement' products

Canadian law professor Michael Lynk calls for international ban on all products made in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2019, 3:10 AM

Watch: New song describes magic of Judea and Samaria

"I Know", an original composition by Cecelia Margules sung by Gad Elbaz, was filmed in numerous locations around Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 4:10 AM

PA official threatens legal steps over Israeli sovereignty move

Palestinian Authority “foreign minister”: We have the international support to tackle any threats by Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 6:06 AM

'Applying sovereignty would impact ties with Egypt and Jordan'

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warns Israel against applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 9/25/2019, 6:32 AM

'Palestinian state map is inaccurate, not part of US peace plan'

Senior US official pushes back after Yamina releases map suggesting US peace plan would create Palestinian state in most of Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 4:01 PM

An end to land discrimination against Jews in Judea and Samaria?

Defense Ministry submits opinion to undo Jordanian law forbidding purchase of land in Judea and Samaria by Jews as private individuals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 10:48 AM

Canadian Government to appeal court ruling on 'settlement' wine

Jewish groups welcome Government appeal of court ruling that Judea and Samaria wine cannot be labeled as products made in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2019, 1:08 AM

PA: Annexation will bring conflict back to the starting point

PA cabinet leader warns that applying Israeli sovereignty to Judea will be dangerous.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2019, 4:08 AM

PA outraged over Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Abbas spokesman says all the "settlements" will be dismantled as was the case in Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula.Dalit Halevi, 9/2/2019, 4:42 AM