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News and updates about Amona

'Amona families will fall apart without permanent homes'

Social services finds that majority of Amona residents are undergoing professional help, suffer from PTSD.

'Amona families will fall apart without permanent homes'

Construction of new Samaria town resumes

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announces work on first new Samaria town in 25 years to be renewed Monday morning.

Construction of new Samaria town resumes

Cabinet approves budget for first new Samaria town in 25 years

Government gives green light to transfer to Interior Ministry funds needed for infrastructure of Amona evictees' replacement community.

Cabinet approves budget for first new Samaria town in 25 yearsplayer

Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

Netanyahu to submit proposal allowing the continuation of construction of community for Amona expellees.

Cabinet to give green light for new Binyamin region community

'If construction is delayed - the residents will go to Amichai'

Amona expellees, frustrated with the delay in building their new community, say they will move in before the holidays.

'If construction is delayed - the residents will go to Amichai'

'This is destroying the future of Israeli agriculture'

Arson and other acts of destruction against Jewish-owned farms. Farmers say they are sure these stem from nationalist motives.

'This is destroying the future of Israeli agriculture'

Waiting for Netanyahu: Work halted on town for Amona evacuees

Work on new town of Amichai for families expelled from Amona stops as funds dry up.

Waiting for Netanyahu: Work halted on town for Amona evacuees

Amona residents recite kinot on the ruins of the town

Residents of the town of Amona gather near the ruins of the community on the eve of Tisha B'Av.

Amona residents recite kinot on the ruins of the town

Work halted on new town for Amona evictees

Construction halted after State fails to transfer required budget. PM orders immediate resumption of work.

Work halted on new town for Amona evictees

Watch: Aerial view of new community for Amona expellees

Groundwork which began last week for new town of 'Amichai' in Samaria continues with full steam ahead.

Watch: Aerial view of new community for Amona expelleesplayer

Leftists sue to block construction of Amona replacement town

Just days after construction of Amichai began in Samaria, left-wing NGO goes to court to block new town's establishment.

Leftists sue to block construction of Amona replacement town

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.'

Bennett: We fought for the residents of Amona

Amona residents: 'Don't let this success become a farce'

Former residents of Amona express cautious optimism as work begins on replacement town for them in Shiloh Valley in Samaria.

Amona residents: 'Don't let this success become a farce'

Amona youth: We will rise again!

The IDF command surely has better things to do than destroy the makeshift club Amona youngsters built where their homes once stood. But no.

Amona youth: We will rise again!

Construction of new Samaria town to begin right away

Civil Administration approves construction of town for residents of Amona.

Construction of new Samaria town to begin right away

New town in Samaria authorized by Civil Administration

Amichai, planned for expelled Amona residents in Shilo area, passes major bureaucratic hurdle.

New town in Samaria authorized by Civil Administration

Amona youth build - and the IDF destroys

IDF demolishes structure built by former young residents of Amona in ruins of their home town.

Amona youth build - and the IDF destroys

Migron's expellees send message to Amona's expellees

Migron expellees warn Amona expellees not to trust PM Netanyahu since 'he doesn't keep promises very quickly.'

Migron's expellees send message to Amona's expellees

Civil administration approves jurisdiction of new town for Amona

Amona residents not satisfied, demand practical steps towards establishing the town be taken.

Civil administration approves jurisdiction of new town for Amona

Amona resident sues police for 70,000 NIS

Amona resident sues police for sexual assault during February expulsion.

Amona resident sues police for 70,000 NIS

New town in Samaria for Amona residents gets new name

Amona residents speak with Defense Ministry, decide to name new town 'Amihai.'

New town in Samaria for Amona residents gets new name

'Amona evacuees living in shocking conditions'

Chief Rabbi discusses his visit with former residents of Amona, says the overcrowding is 'unimaginable.'

'Amona evacuees living in shocking conditions'

Livni: Maale Adumim is held hostage by Amona

Herzog and Livni visit Maale Adumim. Livni: 'We need to set priorities: Blocs - yes, isolated settlements - no.'

Livni: Maale Adumim is held hostage by Amona

Amona residents: Netanyahu promised us a new town soon

Likud faction meets to discuss how to speed up process of building new town for Amona expellees.

Amona residents: Netanyahu promised us a new town soon

Deputy FM: Build new town in Samaria immediately

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets women of Amona who currently still live in school dormitory after being evicted in February.

Deputy FM: Build new town in Samaria immediatelyplayer

'We don't want to be Gush Katif 2'

Amona resident Tamar Nizri describes the difficulty of living in a youth hostel. 'There's no privacy, we're trying to maintain normalcy.'

'We don't want to be Gush Katif 2'

'We're losing our families'

Women of Amona appeal to PM Netanyahu to finally fulfill pledge to construct new town for them so they can end their state of homelessness.

'We're losing our families'

Amona residents: The promises are disappearing into oblivion

Amona residents call on Jewish Home ministers to exert pressure on PM to enable a start building the community he promised them.

Amona residents: The promises are disappearing into oblivion

'Netanyahu will not build any new settlements'

Hevron activist says PM will find excuses not to build new town approved by Cabinet for Amona residents. 'PM is persecuting settlers.'

'Netanyahu will not build any new settlements'

'We'll know what the Cabinet decided when we see what they do'

YESHA Council member says Cabinet ended building freeze but limited permissible building.

'We'll know what the Cabinet decided when we see what they do'

Jordan condemns decision to build new Jewish town

Jordanian government condemns Israel's decision to build while fanning flames of terror and extremism.

Jordan condemns decision to build new Jewish town

UN 'disappointed and alarmed' by approval of new town

UN says government decision to establish new town for former residents of Amona 'threatens peace and undermines the two-state solution.'

UN 'disappointed and alarmed' by approval of new town

Trump accepts new Jewish town

Trump Administration gives ok to new town for Amona residents on grounds that PM Netanyahu made promise to residents prior to meeting Trump.

Trump accepts new Jewish town

PA and Peace Now condemn new town for Amona residents

Palestinian officials and radical leftists condemn security cabinet's unanimous approval of new town for former residents of Amona.

PA and Peace Now condemn new town for Amona residents

Amona residents welcome new community

Amona residents praise Netanyahu for withstanding pressure, approving new community in Judea and Samaria.

Amona residents welcome new community

Cabinet approves establishment of new Jewish town in Samaria

Security Cabinet votes unanimously to approve construction of replacement town in Samaria for Amona evictees.

Cabinet approves establishment of new Jewish town in Samaria

Netanyahu: I will keep my promise to Amona residents

PM relates to obligation to rebuild Amona, as March 31 deadline approaches. Tonight, cabinet convenes to discuss future building in Yesha.

Netanyahu: I will keep my promise to Amona residents

'The US is closer than ever to moving embassy to Jerusalem'

Likud MK says US embassy move will prompt other countries to relocate their embassies; says PM will keep his promise to Amona residents.

'The US is closer than ever to moving embassy to Jerusalem'player

'If no decision is made, we'll act'

Binyamin Region Council Head Avi Roeh says Israeli government needs to keep its promises, or Council will be forced to step in.

'If no decision is made, we'll act'

Netanyahu to Amona residents: I stand by my commitments

PM describes at cabinet meeting his attempts to come to an agreement with the US about building in Judea and Samaria.

Netanyahu to Amona residents: I stand by my commitments