Watch: Dvir Sorek is laid to rest

Thousands gather at the Ofra cemetery. Dvir is survived by his parents and six siblings. 'We had a gift for 19 years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 8:11 PM

Ofra residents killed in crash identified

Yosef Amichai and Uri Mendel named as victims killed in collision between private car and truck in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 1:43 PM

Compensation for evacuees of Amona, Ofra and Netiv Ha'avot

Evacuees of Amona, Ofra and Netiv Ha'avot to receive compensation payments totaling 64 million shekels.Eliran Aharon, 1/31/2019, 4:11 AM

Shooting near Israeli town north of Jerusalem

Reports of gunfire outside of Ofra - near scene of last week's drive-by shooting attack.David Rosenberg, 12/20/2018, 9:23 PM

Shaked: Netanyahu must make decisions about Ofra

Minister Shaked holds demonstration outside PM Office: 'No civilized country would allow transfer of inflated salaries to terrorists.'Eliran Aharon, 12/16/2018, 12:33 PM

'Response should be to strengthen villages in Judea and Samaria'

Tourism Minister says response to Givat Assaf terror attack should be legislation normalizing unrecognized villages in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 12/13/2018, 2:59 PM

Ofra drive-by shooting victims: Praying for a precious family

The spiritual and the political ramifications of the horrific terrorist attack that took place this week outside the community of Ofra.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 12/12/2018, 8:04 AM

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'The task: To double settlement'

Minister Katz tours Binyamin, inaugurates Adam interchange and traffic lights at Givat Asaf junction near Beit El to ease Route 60 traffic.Rafael Levy, 12/11/2018, 8:18 PM

Bennett: Time to regulate Ofra

Education Minister says government refusal to demolish terrorist's homes, normalize lives of residents of Judea and Samaria encourage terrorArutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 5:08 PM

Greenblatt to UN: This is what you defended, this is your legacy

White House envoy castigates United Nations for refusing to condemn Hamas, points to terror group's support for Ofra shooting attack.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2018, 10:25 AM

Shaked: There must be a price to pay for terrorism

Justice Minister calls on Netanyahu to normalize status of Israeli town of Ofra, following shooting attack Sunday night.Hezki Baruch, 12/10/2018, 9:40 AM

Watch: IDF forces hunt for terrorists following shooting attack

Israeli security forces conduct extensive searches for Arab terrorists who opened fire on civilians Sunday, wounding pregnant woman.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2018, 8:44 AM

Condition of baby born following shooting attack worsens

Deterioration in condition of baby born premature after shooting attack left his mother seriously wounded. Mother's condition stabilizes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 8:13 AM

Pregnant woman seriously wounded in terror attack in Binyamin

Seven people wounded after terrorists open fire on Israelis at bus stop next to Ofra, north of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 12/9/2018, 11:04 PM

Watch: Drive-by shooting attack north of Jerusalem

Security camera captures footage of Arab terrorists opening fire on group of Israelis at bus stop outside of town of Ofra.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 10:25 PM

Hundreds of houses in Ofra to be legalized

Defense Minister seeks to regulate homes built on private land with proper compensation for land owners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2018, 9:40 PM

Supreme Court freezes compensation for Amona evacuees

Judge issues interim order against compensation to residents thrown out of homes in Amona, Ofra, and Netiv Ha'avot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 10:36 PM

Shooting attack in Samaria

Terrorists open fire on civilian bus in Samaria carrying students. No injuries reported, security forces searching for shooters.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2017, 10:40 PM

'Arabs attacked us and the police took our weapons away'

Police return weapons to Samaria residents five months after Arab mob pelts their car with stones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2017, 7:31 PM

Victims of Great Revolt brought to rest in Ofra

Remains of Jews who perished in the Great Revolt against the Romans and were discovered in Binyamin secretly buried in Ofra.Hezki Baruch, 9/1/2017, 6:00 AM

AG approves new homes in Ofra, Gush Etzion

Attorney General Mandelblit green-lights 91 new homes in Ofra in Samaria, 56 houses in Kfar Etzion in Judea.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2017, 12:15 PM

Bennett: We fought for the residents of Amona

Education Minister says those hurt by expulsions can 'choose to sink into despair, or to choose life.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 4:20 PM

'A loss for the entire country'

President Rivlin makes condolence call to bereaved family of Elhai Taharlev, the 20-year-old soldier murdered in a terror attack last week.David Rosenberg, 4/9/2017, 7:38 PM

Watch: IDF operation in terrorist's village

IDF forces prepare for demolition of terrorist's home after attack, confiscate stolen vehicles found in village.Ido Ben Porat, 4/7/2017, 9:18 AM

Outpouring of grief over Elhai's murder

Yeshivas and rabbinic organizations express their sorrow at the loss of soldier murdered in car attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2017, 4:26 PM

Soldier murdered near Ofra: Elhai Taharlev

A fighter in the IDF’s Golani Brigade, Elhai Taharlev, was identified as the soldier murdered in the car attack this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2017, 2:08 PM

Car attack: Jew murdered in Binyamin region

20-year-old Israeli murdered and another youth injured after a car terror attack near Ofra. Terrorist neutralized and arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2017, 10:25 AM

In spite of everything: Ofra is expanding

Following last week's destruction of 9 Ofra homes, residents pick up pieces, lay foundation for 10 new units.Eliran Aharon, 3/9/2017, 8:22 AM

Ofra protesters won't be placed under house arrest

Israeli court rejects police appeal to place rooftop protesters under house arrest.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/5/2017, 10:39 AM

'It's not easy to watch your house be demolished'

Ofra resident speaks of hardships as his family's home is demolished by a bulldozer. 'We always look forward.  We have to look forward.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2017, 8:11 PM

Police: Ofra evictions complete, demolition commencing

Police announce removal of last protesters from Ofra homes. Demolition of 9 homes underway.Gary Willig, 3/1/2017, 3:51 PM

Watch: Government demolishes Ofra homes

Defense Ministry demolishes Ofra residents' homes, takes youth off rooftops.Eliran Aharon, Chana Roberts, 3/1/2017, 12:49 PM

'Netanyahu should've been more courageous'

Avi Ro’eh, chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council and the Yesha Council, speaks after the eviction of nine homes in Ofra.Hezki Baruch, 3/1/2017, 4:46 AM

Ofra: Arrested for providing food and sleeping bag to evictees

Resident of Ofra arrested after using a multicopter to transfer food and sleeping bag to people barricaded on their roof.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 2:16 AM

Ofra eviction completed

Justice Minister: 'The land will remain empty and no one will benefit from it. This is pointless destruction.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 7:31 PM

Watch: The Ofra eviction as it unfolds

See albums from evacuation of nine houses in Ofra, Tuesday 2nd of Adar 5777Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 2:41 PM

Ofra evictions: 8 homes evacuated, 8 officers injured

Security forces complete evacuating 8 of 9 homes slated for demolition. 8 officers injured in clashes with protesters. Two arrests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2017, 1:44 PM

Ofra reservists protest demolitions in IDF uniforms

Ofra reservists call on people to come in IDF uniform and protest demolitions in Ofra. "We are not second-class citizens or lawbreakers.'Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2017, 10:12 AM

'We are being evicted for an imaginary owner - is that justice?'

Vardit Kfir, whose house in Ofra is being evacuated Tuesday, says residents are there to stay. 'Land of Israel belongs to the Jews'.Yoel Domb, 2/28/2017, 9:53 AM

High Court rejects Ofra petition - houses to be demolished

Justices reject Ofra residents request to seal rather than demolish 9 homes, approve destruction of houses.Reut Hadar, 2/27/2017, 5:51 PM

IDF deploys barriers anticipating Ofra demolitions

IDF forces deploy barriers in east Binyamin ahead of destroying nine houses in Ofra scheduled for tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 2/27/2017, 5:08 PM

Jewish man banned from Ofra

Jew protesting demolition of 9 homes in Ofra banned from town until after evacuation, despite having committed no crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 8:32 PM

Youths evicted from Ofra home ahead of scheduled demolition

One of nine homes slated for demolition in Ofra evacuated by Border Police on Sunday.Eliran Aharon, 2/26/2017, 7:13 PM

MK Smotrich: I can explain Regulation Law because I wrote it

MK Smotrich submits 'urgent request' to High Court calling for a correct interpretation of the Regulation Law to save the 9 Ofra homes.Ido ben Porat, 2/23/2017, 9:57 AM

'Amona residents forsaken'

Former Amona resident Tamar Nizri afraid of future facing residents, 'We expect PM to fulfill promise, but confidence shaken.'Benny Toker, 2/21/2017, 8:37 PM

Ofra residents to court: Seal off our homes, don't destroy them

Residents of neighborhood slated for demolition say Regulation Law could normalize their homes, asks they be sealed, not destroyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 2:31 PM

'Condition demolition of the nine houses on legitimizing Ofra'

MK to Defense Minister Liberman: 'This is the time to condition the destruction of the nine houses in Ofra upon legitimizing the town.'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/7/2017, 9:18 PM

Bulldozers begin demolishing Amona

Government begins to demolish Amona homes after residents forcefully evicted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2017, 1:05 PM

'We expect Bennett to take up the reins'

Rosh Yeshiva of Beit El Yeshiva says he expects Education Minister to pass Regulation Law and establish Israeli sovereignty.Eliran Aharon, 2/5/2017, 10:51 PM

Thousands rally in Ofra to protest planned evacuation

After Supreme Court delays evacuation of Ofra neighborhood by one month, thousands gather to demand normalization of threatened homes.Eliran Aharon, 2/5/2017, 5:18 PM

Bennett rejects Netanyahu's request to delay Regulation Law vote

Jewish Home leader refuses PM's request to push off Regulation Law vote until after his trip to visit UK Prime Minister Theresa May.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2017, 4:48 PM

Destruction of Ofra homes delayed by month

Supreme Court refuses to delay Ofra demolition by three months, grants one-month delay.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/5/2017, 1:27 PM

Bennett and Shaked: Obligated to the Regulation Law

Ministers Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked visit Ofra, assure residents they're committed to passing the Regulation Law.Uzi Baruch, 2/5/2017, 3:18 AM

State will not recommend postponement of Ofra demolitions

The state opposes postponing demolition of four houses in Ofra slated for next Wednesday, agrees to postpone other five houses until April.Yoel Domb, 1/30/2017, 6:54 PM

'Erasing an entire town will not pass quietly'

Hundreds protest in Jerusalem against planned destruction of Amona.Eliran Aharon, 1/30/2017, 12:39 PM

Supreme Court to discuss postponement of Ofra eviction

Supreme Court President to discuss demolition of nine homes in Ofra. The residents will launch a hunger strike in protest.Uzi Baruch, 1/26/2017, 12:09 AM

'No more excuses, Bennett, keep your promises!'

Senior Religious Zionist figures slam Jewish Home chairman over impending destruction of Amona, failure to pass Regulation Law.Uzi Baruch, 1/24/2017, 10:43 AM