El Matan

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El-Matan Residents Demand Reopening of Safer Road

El-Matan Residents Demand Reopening of Safer Road

Residents of the Samaria community of El-Matan are demanding that the government reopen a safer road that had been closed to them.Moshe Cohen, 28/12/2014 20:01
Mosque Construction in Contempt

Mosque Construction in Contempt

High Court discusses an appeal over an illegal mosque in Burin. The construction of the mosque is in “contempt of the law," say judges.Elad Benari, 21/06/2011 06:17
State: Seal Up Illegal Mosque

State: Seal Up Illegal Mosque

The official State position is that an illegal mosque in Burin, south of Shechem and near Brun, must be sealed. So it informed the Supreme Court.Hillel Fendel, 21/02/2011 16:26
State: Seal, Legalize Shul

State: Seal, Legalize Shul

Decision is the first time that a leftist motion leads to legalization of Jewish building in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 04/11/2010 17:17
Netanyahu Saves Synagogue

Netanyahu Saves Synagogue

Netanyahu swings to the side of nationalists and orders Barak to ignore a court order to seal an "illegal” synagogue in Samaria. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/10/2010 09:54
Synagogue Members Ready for IDF

Synagogue Members Ready for IDF

The residents of El-Matan plan to make the sealing of their community synagogue by security forces "as difficult as possible," they say.David Lev, 06/10/2010 08:38
Rally Against Synagogue Sealing

Rally Against Synagogue Sealing

Hundreds of protesters demand that El Matan synagogue not be sealed, citing unhampered construction of an illegal mosque in nearby Arab village.Elad Benari, 05/10/2010 02:11
Tension over Mosque, Synagogue

Tension over Mosque, Synagogue

PA Arabs angered by call to save synagogue, accuse Jews of seeking the demolition of a nearby mosque.Maayana Miskin, 03/10/2010 22:35
Students Volunteer in Samaria

Students Volunteer in Samaria

The L'Herut Tzion movement organized a volunteer program for overseas students to work and live in the Jewish hilltop community of El Matan.Yoni Kempinski, 24/09/2010 07:11
"Israel Will Seal a Synagogue?!"

"Israel Will Seal a Synagogue?!"

El Matan synagogue to be sealed off after holiday period, says court. MK Danon: "If this is the first course of peace, what will be for dessert?" Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 22/09/2010 01:19
Synagogue Demolition Protest

Synagogue Demolition Protest

Jews from the village of El Matan and activists from L’Herut Tzion demonstrated on Wednesday against US pressure to destroy their Synagogue.Avi Yellin, 16/09/2010 02:10