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Oded Revivi: 'Biden administration hasn't decided on its Israel policy yet'

Oded Revivi: 'Biden administration hasn't decided on its Israel policy yet'

Mayor Revivi arrives at the new Arutz Sheva studio in Jerusalem to talk about the past and future of American-Israeli relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 10:14
Efrat: Hundreds of families without electricity

Efrat: Hundreds of families without electricity

High-voltage pole collapses following snowfall in Efrat. Hundreds without electricity since last night. Council mobilized for neighborhoods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2021 09:58
Efrat resident seeks Labor Party seat to return party to roots

Efrat resident seeks Labor Party seat to return party to roots

Nava Katz seeks to 'bring back vitality and old-school Zionism back to Labor Party', and be voice of Anglos in Knesset.Mordechai Sones, 28/01/2021 12:52
Efrat Mayor: How Moshe Moskowitz founded our community

Efrat Mayor: How Moshe Moskowitz founded our community

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi mourns Moshe 'Moshko' Moskowitz, says he was already preparing to celebrate Israel's 100th birthday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 09:03
Efrat council chairman laments declining Jewish construction across the Green Line

Efrat council chairman laments declining Jewish construction across the Green Line

Head of Efrat Council says that waiting until a government change in both the USA and Israel was a mistake.Shlomo Witty, 20/01/2021 11:55
Emuna Samuels of Efrat runner-up in European taekwondo championships

Emuna Samuels of Efrat runner-up in European taekwondo championships

Samuels is now ranked first in her category, after taking gold earlier this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 21:37
Ice cream truck keeps Efrat school connected with students

Ice cream truck keeps Efrat school connected with students

Ohr Torah Stone Derech Avot Yeshiva High School rents ice cream truck in a unique effort to stay connected with students during the pandemicYoni Kempinski, 27/11/2020 10:31
'PA are experts at missing opportunities'

'PA are experts at missing opportunities'

Regional Cooperation Minister Akinus attends ceremony to mark launch of Efrat industrial center, laments PA refusal of economic cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 16:29
Save us! The silent cry of unborn children

Save us! The silent cry of unborn children

As we approach the Days of Awe, when the Creator of the world decides who will live in the coming year, we all seek ways to guarantee lifeDr. Eli Schussheim, 27/09/2020 16:00
Rabbi Uri Samet appointed acting Chief Rabbi of Efrat

Rabbi Uri Samet appointed acting Chief Rabbi of Efrat

Rabbi Uri Samet to be appointed Rabbi Shlomo Riskin's replacement for marriage and kashrut until permanent replacement appointed.Mordechai Sones, 23/06/2020 16:23
Bennett: Thousands of new housing units to be built in Efrat

Bennett: Thousands of new housing units to be built in Efrat

Defense Minister Bennett approves expansion of Efrat, paving the way for thousands of new housing units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2020 14:59
Message to the survivors: You are not alone

Message to the survivors: You are not alone

Youths stand outside homes of Holocaust survivors in Efrat, wearing white shirts and holding flags and candles.Ben Ariel, 21/04/2020 06:02
'I praise Your name' featuring residents of Efrat

'I praise Your name' featuring residents of Efrat

Moshe Kesselman composed inspiring words from Psalms. He called residents of Efrat join and sing along to counter the feeling of quarantine.Yoni Kempinski, 06/04/2020 22:28
Efrat mayor: 23 confirmed coronavirus patients

Efrat mayor: 23 confirmed coronavirus patients

Oded Revivi names newest four coronavirus patients, lists who needs to self-quarantine, says only certain workers will be allowed entry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/03/2020 23:40
PA Arab armed with a knife arrested outside of Efrat, south of Jerusalem

PA Arab armed with a knife arrested outside of Efrat, south of Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority resident armed with a knife arrested outside of Efrat in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2020 20:40
'One year ago, everything changed forever'

'One year ago, everything changed forever'

Brother of murdered American-Israeli Ari Fuld recalls the attack on Ari, the heartbreaking visit to the hospital, and a year in mourningHillel Fuld, 16/09/2019 13:32
New mikvah in Efrat: 'More women will keep family purity'

New mikvah in Efrat: 'More women will keep family purity'

New and magnificent ritual bath inaugurated in Gush Etzion town. Religious Affairs Minister: 'Issue of mikvahs has improved recently.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/09/2019 12:14
Efrat residents save Palestinian's life

Efrat residents save Palestinian's life

Arab who collapsed in village of Umm Salamuna brought to nearby of Efrat, where CPR was performed on him, saving his life.Ben Ariel, 19/08/2019 00:02
'Lapid wants to evict 80-90 thousand Jews from their homes'

'Lapid wants to evict 80-90 thousand Jews from their homes'

PM Netanyahu explains what September's elections are about, emphasizes need for healthy backbone in US-Israel relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2019 15:38
Netanyahu: No settlers will be uprooted

Netanyahu: No settlers will be uprooted

PM Netanyahu visits Efrat, promises an end to demolition of Jewish towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2019 12:47
Good neighbors

Good neighbors

Residents of Efrat called almost every day to give medical treatment to Arabs who arrive at the front gate of the Gush Etzion town.Hezki Baruch, 15/05/2019 22:05
Residents of Efrat have had enough

Residents of Efrat have had enough

Judean city residents launch uncompromising grassroots campaign to halt land theft that threatens their homes.Mordechai Sones, 14/03/2019 19:38
Watch: Terrorist arrested two years after stabbing attack

Watch: Terrorist arrested two years after stabbing attack

Shin Bet arrests terrorist who stabbed civilian in Efrat in December, 2016.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2019 10:52
'Stop trading in bodies'

'Stop trading in bodies'

Efrat Council head critical of other Judea and Samaria heads for demand to build following terror attacks. 'Building must be routine.'Ido Ben Porat, 25/12/2018 14:56
Residents of Efrat save Arab's life

Residents of Efrat save Arab's life

Resident of nearby Palestinian Arab village brought to Efrat after suffering serious injuries in a fall, receives treatment from residents.Ben Ariel, 29/11/2018 02:04
Efrat's incumbent Revivi maintains leadership

Efrat's incumbent Revivi maintains leadership

Initial count indicates Ravivi win with challenging lists represented; final results after soldier vote count.Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2018 09:57
Meet the candidates in Efrat - Judea's English-speaking city

Meet the candidates in Efrat - Judea's English-speaking city

Arutz Sheva asks mayoral candidates, parties what sets them apart, what kind of community they will leave our children, and a word to Olim.Mordechai Sones, 25/10/2018 15:41
Guard dogs deployed in Gush Etzion after Fuld murder

Guard dogs deployed in Gush Etzion after Fuld murder

Efrat residents, supporters to spend Yom Kippur guarding agricultural land after Fuld murder.Mordechai Sones, 18/09/2018 16:12
'It is our obligation to get up and charge'

'It is our obligation to get up and charge'

Residents of Efrat plan new neighborhood on nearby Givat Eitam as a response to murder of Ari Fuld. 'This land is ours.'Hezki Baruch, 17/09/2018 12:39
IDF prepares to demolish home of terrorist who murdered Ari Fuld

IDF prepares to demolish home of terrorist who murdered Ari Fuld

Army engineering team maps out home of Arab terrorist who stabbed American-Israeli man to death in preparation for demolition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2018 08:21
'An Israeli hero'

'An Israeli hero'

Prime Minister Netanyahu, Education Minister Bennett pay condolence call to family of American-Israeli man murdered in terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2018 22:13
'Ari fought heroically on behalf of Israel'

'Ari fought heroically on behalf of Israel'

Netanyahu eulogizes American immigrant murdered in Gush Etzion terror attack. 'He fought to spread the truth about Israel.'David Rosenberg, 16/09/2018 17:10
First time in Israel: Drone to prevent infiltrations into town

First time in Israel: Drone to prevent infiltrations into town

Residents of Efrat introduce Drone that will help locate and prevent terror infiltrations into the community.Eliran Aharon, 06/05/2018 13:09
Meet the real Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Meet the real Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

The rabbi who founded the city of Efrat is sometimes seen as controversial. Meet the real Rabbi Riskin.Judy Simon, 23/02/2018 14:10
Hundreds gather to remember friendly-fire victim

Hundreds gather to remember friendly-fire victim

500 soldiers complete Tractate 'Megillah' ahead of Purim holiday in honor of IDF officer killed in tragic friendly-fire incident in Hevron.Hezki Baruch, 16/02/2018 10:19
Israelis, Arabs, celebrate coexistence in Efrat sukkah

Israelis, Arabs, celebrate coexistence in Efrat sukkah

YESHA Council envoy tells Palestinian Arab guests: 'You are heroes, and I salute your bravery.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017 15:07
Nitzavim-Vayelech: Can we change?

Nitzavim-Vayelech: Can we change?

Torah from the rabbi and founder of the city of Efrat, in the Judean Hills.Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin, 15/09/2017 10:33
Watch: Torah dedication ceremony in honor of fallen soldier

Watch: Torah dedication ceremony in honor of fallen soldier

Efrat celebrates Torah dedication in honor of soldier David Golovensitz, who recently fell in the line of duty.Hezki Baruch, 02/08/2017 22:54
'Want service in Judea and Samaria? It will cost you NIS 3000'

'Want service in Judea and Samaria? It will cost you NIS 3000'

Efrat resident told to pay over $800 for 'security escort' for an internet technician to come to his house.Shimon Cohen, 14/05/2017 17:02
'Our patience is wearing thin'

'Our patience is wearing thin'

Efrat mayor concerned ahead of Trump's first presidential visit to Israel: 'Expectations for administration are bursting like a balloon.'Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/05/2017 17:01
Construction greenlighted in Efrat after Arab claims dismissed

Construction greenlighted in Efrat after Arab claims dismissed

A housing project south of Jerusalem overcame last major hurdle, as claim on land made by local Arab found to be false.Shimon Cohen, 27/03/2017 09:01
Shooting near Efrat, one wounded

Shooting near Efrat, one wounded

Soldier wounded as gunman opens fire on IDF forces in apparent terror attack.Kobi Finkler, 28/02/2017 08:13
Efrat teens collect supplies for Syrian babies

Efrat teens collect supplies for Syrian babies

Efrat residents donate supplies for Syrian babies, teens collect, sort donations.Ido Ben Porat, 22/02/2017 11:09
'How I fought the terrorist who attacked me'

'How I fought the terrorist who attacked me'

Efrat resident who fought off terrorist who stabbed him multiple times recounts 'Hanukkah miracle'.Hezki Baruch, 25/12/2016 17:05
Israeli man wounded in stabbing attack in Efrat

Israeli man wounded in stabbing attack in Efrat

50-year-old lightly-to-moderately wounded in a stabbing attack in the town of Efrat. Terrorist flees the scene.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/12/2016 20:04
Livni meets with students in Gush Etzion

Livni meets with students in Gush Etzion

Tzipi Livni met with students from Efrat, shows them a side they may not get to hear very often.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2016 22:39
Efrat mayor's sukkah guests released

Efrat mayor's sukkah guests released

Four Palestinian Arabs who were arrested for visiting the sukkah of Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi freed.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/10/2016 21:36
Oded Revivi to PA: Release my Sukkot guests

Oded Revivi to PA: Release my Sukkot guests

Efrat Mayor calls on PA to release his Sukkot guests, says it's 'absurd that having coffee with Jews is a crime.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2016 22:51
PM holds security meeting following attacks

PM holds security meeting following attacks

After steady decline in attacks, sudden spate of violence ahead of Jewish holidays.JTA, 19/09/2016 07:29
'We checked every house for the terrorist'

'We checked every house for the terrorist'

Lior Shurka of Efrat emergency response team recalls Sunday's terrorist infiltration into Jerusalem suburb.Hezki Baruch, 18/09/2016 19:13
Efrat mayor explains how terrorist was caught

Efrat mayor explains how terrorist was caught

'We do not like to live behind fences', says Efrat mayor Oded Ravivi.Hezki Baruch, 18/09/2016 15:53
Stabbing attack in Efrat

Stabbing attack in Efrat

One person wounded in a stabbing attack in the town of Efrat. Terrorist neutralized.Uzi Baruch, 18/09/2016 06:18
Efrat bikers take over Arab bus - with toy gun

Efrat bikers take over Arab bus - with toy gun

Bikers from Efrat threaten Arab drivers with plastic pistol, force passengers off bus.Ido Ben Porat, 16/05/2016 19:01
Israel is 'afraid' of the abortion issue

Israel is 'afraid' of the abortion issue

Abortion debates in US and Canada are healthy, Efrat NGO head says, slamming 'scared' politicians for avoiding #1 cause of loss of life.Benny Toker, 08/04/2016 11:05
Rabbi Riskin Comes Out Fighting

Rabbi Riskin Comes Out Fighting

In first public speech since speculation over his position, Rabbi Riskin criticizes Rabbinate's conduct, says it's pushing people away.Ari Soffer, 06/07/2015 14:51
Chief Rabbi: Rabbi Riskin Won't Be Fired

Chief Rabbi: Rabbi Riskin Won't Be Fired

Rabbi Lau bemoans media reports taking Efrat chief rabbi's tenure extension talk 'out of proportion,' says no 'political' motive as claimed.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/06/2015 13:30
Meretz Judea-Samaria Bill 'Will Only Harm Arabs'

Meretz Judea-Samaria Bill 'Will Only Harm Arabs'

Efrat mayor slams Meretz bill to label Judea-Samaria products, warns of economic disaster for Arabs and 'boomerang.'Ari Yashar, 10/06/2015 11:34