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Are food chains collecting illegal fees from Yesha residents?

Are food chains collecting illegal fees from Yesha residents?

Attorney claims that major food chains are collecting fees illegally from residents in Yesha, since the new 'Bag Law' doesn't apply there.Tal Polon, 03/04/2017 20:12
Arab protesters threaten Gershon Mesika

Arab protesters threaten Gershon Mesika

PFLP terrorists burn a doll dressed as former Shomron Regional Council head, who thwarted a terrorist attack last month.Orli Harari, 13/12/2015 01:32
Gershon Mesika threatened after thwarting stabbing

Gershon Mesika threatened after thwarting stabbing

Twitter users accuse former Samaria mayor of being 'child killer,' for running over knife-wielding terrorist and protecting Israelis.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 22/11/2015 14:09
Hero civilian recounts how he stopped stabbing

Hero civilian recounts how he stopped stabbing

'I didn't think twice: I stepped on the gas,' former Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika tells Arutz Sheva.Yoni Kempinski, 22/11/2015 12:52
Attack foiled as terrorist run over by civilian

Attack foiled as terrorist run over by civilian

Female terrorist attempts to stab pedestrians - but a former politician ran over her to stop the attack.Tova Dvorin, 22/11/2015 10:31
Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

Almost 4,000 people flock to the Tomb in the largest coordinated visit this year.Ido Ben-Porat, 15/05/2015 11:28
'Prophecy Realized' in the Wines of Samaria

'Prophecy Realized' in the Wines of Samaria

Tura Winery south of Shechem in top 3 of national wine competition for 4th year running, proving the quality of 'unique Samaria wine.'Ari Yashar, 04/05/2015 15:15
California State Representative Visits Shomron

California State Representative Visits Shomron

State Assemblyman Travis Allen visits several communities as part of ongoing project with Samaria Regional Council.Yoni Kempinski, 07/04/2015 11:42
Lawyers for Samaria's Mesika Deny Plea Bargain

Lawyers for Samaria's Mesika Deny Plea Bargain

Channel 10 says Gershon Mesika may resign in exchange for lesser charges - his lawyers says it's disinformation.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 26/03/2015 22:54
Communal Reading of Esther at Joshua's Tomb

Communal Reading of Esther at Joshua's Tomb

Residents and regional council officials gathered Thursday at Joshua's Tomb in Samaria for eight-year tradition of reading Book of Esther.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 05/03/2015 11:50
Baby Adelle Biton Laid to Rest

Baby Adelle Biton Laid to Rest

Infant terror victim Adelle Biton brought to burial in her hometown of Yakir; 'her murderers want to murder us all.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 18/02/2015 13:37
Adelle Biton Refused Burial in her Hometown by IDF

Adelle Biton Refused Burial in her Hometown by IDF

Infant terror victim passes after two-year struggle with aftermath of Arab terror, now IDF administration blocks her burial in Yakir.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 17/02/2015 21:06
Samaria Leader Mesika Released to House Arrest

Samaria Leader Mesika Released to House Arrest

Gershon Mesika, a suspect in the large scale corruption investigation, says he only wanted to help Samaria.Gil Ronen, 01/01/2015 21:11
Corruption Scandal: Samaria Head's Arrest Extended

Corruption Scandal: Samaria Head's Arrest Extended

Senior state employees continue to sit in jail, as Yisrael Beytenu scandal develops. Samaria's Mesika denies involvement in bribes.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 30/12/2014 15:38
Secular Town: Mikveh Usage Triples after Renewal

Secular Town: Mikveh Usage Triples after Renewal

Religious Council in Samaria finds many women - prime among them less observant - are prevented from ritual only by sub-par standards.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 01/12/2014 10:25
Ariel Calls for Covert Building Freeze End Again

Ariel Calls for Covert Building Freeze End Again

Jewish Home housing minister officially recognizes covert freeze on Jewish building, repeats May promises to end it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2014 12:14
Return of the Arab Olive Tree 'Blood Libel'

Return of the Arab Olive Tree 'Blood Libel'

Residents say annual Arab and leftist olive harvest tradition of framing Jews for cutting trees in Samaria began Sunday night.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 06/10/2014 12:21
Cancelled Trip to Joseph's Tomb Sparks Outrage

Cancelled Trip to Joseph's Tomb Sparks Outrage

Ministry of Education retracts permission for school trip to Joseph's Tomb at the eleventh hour - leaving parents and leaders livid.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 01/10/2014 15:53
Mesika: State 'Penny Wise, Pound Foolish' on Buses

Mesika: State 'Penny Wise, Pound Foolish' on Buses

For years, the government failed to invest in public transportation in Judea and Samaria, said Gershon Mesika.Yosef Berger, 26/06/2014 09:20
Huckabee Denounces US Aid to PA After Unity Pact

Huckabee Denounces US Aid to PA After Unity Pact

Former governor expresses ongoing support for Operation Brothers' Keeper during Shomron visit, decries US attitude to Hamas.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 25/06/2014 15:55
Samaria Leader: We Don't Want Extremists Here

Samaria Leader: We Don't Want Extremists Here

Police knew about incitement post against IDF soldiers two weeks before arrest was made, Shomron Regional Council official confirms.Uzi Baruch, Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2014 17:30
3,000 Jewish Worshippers Enter Tomb of Joseph

3,000 Jewish Worshippers Enter Tomb of Joseph

Some 3,000 Israeli worshippers entered the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem Wednesday night, in honor of the new Hebrew month of Iyar.Yosef Berger, 01/05/2014 13:07
Mesika: Leftist Hypocrites Blame Right for Poverty

Mesika: Leftist Hypocrites Blame Right for Poverty

Leftist politicians are being very cynical and dishonest by blaming poverty in Israel on 'the settlers,' said Gershon Mesika.Moshe Cohen, 07/04/2014 22:56
Yeshiva Boys Escape Police – into Arab Hands

Yeshiva Boys Escape Police – into Arab Hands

Torah students who were forcibly evicted from Homesh found themselves in the hands of Palestinian police. They are safe.Uzi Baruch, 23/03/2014 19:28
Shomron Head Calls For Terrorist Death Penalty

Shomron Head Calls For Terrorist Death Penalty

Gershon Mesika demands government implement death penalty for terrorist murderers at Fogel family memorial.Ari Yashar, 10/03/2014 10:01
Over 100,000 Visited Tomb of Joseph in 5 Years

Over 100,000 Visited Tomb of Joseph in 5 Years

Over three thousand Jews of all streams gathered at the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem Wednesday night.David Lev, 27/02/2014 13:10
'Public Opinion Will Prevent Another Withdrawal'

'Public Opinion Will Prevent Another Withdrawal'

Ahead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.Tova Dvorin, 25/02/2014 11:11
Destruction In Samaria Was 'Targeted Killing'

Destruction In Samaria Was 'Targeted Killing'

MK Orit Struk slams demolition of Shomron Residents' Committee Director's home, notes 'even terrorists' homes aren't destroyed anymore.'Ari Yashar, 06/02/2014 19:58
Dani Dayan: 'We Can Overcome Kerry'

Dani Dayan: 'We Can Overcome Kerry'

Judea & Samaria Council foreign envoy emphasizes unity of Judea and Samaria groups in opposing Kerry's framework plans.Ari Yashar, 20/01/2014 08:05
Bukharian Jewish Businessmen from NY Visit Shomron

Bukharian Jewish Businessmen from NY Visit Shomron

Bukharian Jewish businessmen visit the factories of the Shomron in wake of attempts to boycott products from the region.Uzi Baruch, 07/01/2014 03:14
Rabbis Visit Samaria, Oppose Boycott

Rabbis Visit Samaria, Oppose Boycott

International delegation of rabbis and community leaders visit Samaria; 'Judea and Samaria an inseparable part of the Jewish state'.Ari Soffer, 01/01/2014 18:22
Hassidic Rebbe And Samaria Rabbis Form Pact

Hassidic Rebbe And Samaria Rabbis Form Pact

In meeting unity pledged between Hareidi-religious and national religious rabbis to support Torah study.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2013 15:07
Shas MK Tells German MPs about PA Incitement

Shas MK Tells German MPs about PA Incitement

MK Nissim Ze'ev is back from a visit to the German parliament, where he told legislators about pro-Nazi PA propaganda.Gil Ronen, 22/12/2013 21:28
Minister Calls for New Homes in Judea, Samaria

Minister Calls for New Homes in Judea, Samaria

Minister joins inauguration of Itamar yeshiva, and calls for ‘many’ new housing projects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 28/11/2013 09:24
European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

Samaria Regional Council hosted fmr. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and ex-FM of Bulgaria Solomon Passy.David Lev, 21/11/2013 08:33
US Jews: NO to Kerry's Plans for Israel

US Jews: NO to Kerry's Plans for Israel

In conference this week in NYC, Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika urges US Jews to oppose Kerry's idea of a 2-state solution.Tova Dvorin, 20/11/2013 18:40
Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror Preparation

Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror Preparation

Jews catch Arabs filming Jewish town, making throat-cutting gestures on video – all as part of the ‘olive harvest.’Maayana Miskin, 24/10/2013 18:34
Activists: Likud Must Speak Out Against Withdrawal

Activists: Likud Must Speak Out Against Withdrawal

Likud activists are organizing against the government's apparent plans to make major concessions to the Palestinian Authority.David Lev, 30/09/2013 21:18
Is Israel Planning a Final Exit from Homesh?

Is Israel Planning a Final Exit from Homesh?

Jews are still banned from entering Homesh, but PA Arabs, according to a new government order, are now allowed into Homesh.David Lev, 15/09/2013 16:27
Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli Sovereignty

Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli Sovereignty

Worshipers who witnessed desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, and came under attack, push for Israel to take full control at the holy site.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 13:12
Protesters: What is the Government Hiding?

Protesters: What is the Government Hiding?

Protesters oppose secretive nature of talks between Israel, Palestinian Authority: “If there’s nothing to hide – why are they hiding?”Maayana Miskin, 08/09/2013 14:04
Samaria's 'Foreign Ministry' Hosts Rep. Reichert

Samaria's 'Foreign Ministry' Hosts Rep. Reichert

As part of the Shomron Regional Council's efforts to reach out to U.S. lawmakers, Rep. Dave Reichert was in Israel.Elad Benari, 27/08/2013 03:43
Mesika: Settlements not at Expense of Hareidim

Mesika: Settlements not at Expense of Hareidim

Samaria Regional Authority leader responds to “cheap demagoguery” which he says is meant to create strife.Gil Ronen, 04/08/2013 18:13
Shomron Day Care Staff to Call if Child is Late

Shomron Day Care Staff to Call if Child is Late

Samaria Regional Council tells day care staff to contact parents if child has not showed up by 9:00.Gil Ronen, 15/07/2013 19:41
Mesika to PM: Remember Your Father's Last Will!

Mesika to PM: Remember Your Father's Last Will!

Gershon Mesika urged Binyamin Netanyahu not to capitulate to pressure calling for an end to building in Judea and Samaria.David Lev, 24/06/2013 20:51
European Journalists Tour the 'Real Shomron'

European Journalists Tour the 'Real Shomron'

European journalists this week had the unique opportunity to visit the Barkan Industrial Park in Samaria.Arutz 7 Staff, 21/06/2013 02:46
Protesting Jews Arrested After Arab Shooting

Protesting Jews Arrested After Arab Shooting

After an Israeli bus was fired on, Jewish protesters were arrested, then released. Meanwhile, the Arab terror shooters are at largeDavid Lev, 13/06/2013 12:07
Danon: Samaria May Take Masses of Center Refugees

Danon: Samaria May Take Masses of Center Refugees

In a national emergency, many evacuees from the Tel Aviv area could find shelter in Samaria, said Deputy Defense Minister Danny DanonDavid Lev, 30/05/2013 08:33
Mesika: Is Blood of Those in Green Line More Red?

Mesika: Is Blood of Those in Green Line More Red?

Dozens of Arabs attacked the new community of Havat Gilad in Samaria on Monday afternoon.David Lev, 21/05/2013 01:16
Samaria Residents Disagree over IDF General

Samaria Residents Disagree over IDF General

Samaria Residents' Council, Women in Green, slam Yesha Council for defending Maj. Gen. Alon.Gil Ronen, 08/05/2013 18:16
Outpost for Terror Victim Demolished

Outpost for Terror Victim Demolished

Security forces in large numbers demolished a new Samaria outpost in memory of Evyatar Borovsky at 4 in the morning.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/05/2013 20:22
Samaria Leader Puts Offices at Tapuah Junction

Samaria Leader Puts Offices at Tapuah Junction

Head of Shomron Regional Council, Gershon Mesika, moves his offices to junction where terrorist killed young father. Maayana Miskin, 01/05/2013 16:17
Leaders Urge, ‘Stop Playing with Terrorists’

Leaders Urge, ‘Stop Playing with Terrorists’

Samaria leaders, Jewish Home urge government to ‘stop playing with terrorists,’ crack down on would-be attackers.Maayana Miskin, 30/04/2013 18:23
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.Maayana Miskin, 17/04/2013 13:48
Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Apathy’

Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Apathy’

One man killed in Samaria crash; local officials blame ‘apathy’ that prevented opening of new road.Maayana Miskin, 10/04/2013 09:00
Samaria Jews, European MPs Find Common Ground

Samaria Jews, European MPs Find Common Ground

Samaria Jewish leadership travels to Europe to appeal to the EU against anti-Israel boycott, EU funding for far-left groups.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 08/04/2013 01:48