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MK Zohar: Vital to build in strategic areas before Trump leaves office

MK Zohar: Vital to build in strategic areas before Trump leaves office

Coalition head adds that "Netanyahu promised me before last elections that he'd build in Givat Hamatos."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 17:28
Deadline for tenders on Jerusalem construction set right after Biden inauguration

Deadline for tenders on Jerusalem construction set right after Biden inauguration

Deadline for tenders for construction in Givat Hamatos neighborhood of Jerusalem set for January 25, right after Joe Biden inauguration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 14:54
European diplomats warn Israel against building in Jerusalem neighborhood

European diplomats warn Israel against building in Jerusalem neighborhood

16 European diplomats express 'grave concerns' regarding Israel's plan to building in southern Jerusalem neighborhood and near Maale Adumim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2020 21:57
Arab League condemns planned Israeli construction in Jerusalem

Arab League condemns planned Israeli construction in Jerusalem

Arab League says new Jerusalem construction is meant to "perpetuate the apartheid system" and "destroy the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 24/02/2020 06:38
EU foreign minister condemns Israeli construction in Jerusalem

EU foreign minister condemns Israeli construction in Jerusalem

Josep Borrell says new construction in Givat Hamatos and Har Homa is "detrimental to two-state solution".Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2020 06:06
France and Germany condemn Israeli building plans in Jerusalem

France and Germany condemn Israeli building plans in Jerusalem

France and Germany angered by Netanyahu’s announcement of new construction in Har Homa and Givat Hamatos.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/02/2020 20:10
5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

PM together with Jerusalem Mayor and Minister Yariv Levin announce construction of 3,000 housing Units in Givat Hamatos, 2,200 in Har Homa.Mordechai Sones, 20/02/2020 14:36
Netanyahu freezes Har Homa construction in Jerusalem

Netanyahu freezes Har Homa construction in Jerusalem

Attempts to promote construction of some 2,000 housing units in Har Homa, Jerusalem delayed by Prime Minister's Office.Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2020 21:15
Sa'ar: I'll end the construction freeze in Jerusalem

Sa'ar: I'll end the construction freeze in Jerusalem

Likud leadership candidate visits Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Hamatos, speaks out against construction freeze.Orli Harari, 20/12/2019 05:22
Councilman: New neighborhood blocks division of Jerusalem

Councilman: New neighborhood blocks division of Jerusalem

Jerusalem City Councilman Aryeh King explains how new neighborhood benefits Arab residents of the city.Yoni Kempinski, 16/10/2017 22:40
Jerusalem5800: Much more than just Jerusalem

Jerusalem5800: Much more than just Jerusalem

Planners say the capital must expand to the north, south and east, including an international airport, subways, and much more.Hillel Fendel, 15/09/2016 15:12
Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastating

Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastating

Minister Elkin calls for building homes in Givat HaMatos to prevent an entirely Arab enclave in Jerusalem.Shimon Cohen, 04/07/2016 13:06
'Netanyahu gave away entire neighborhood to Arabs'

'Netanyahu gave away entire neighborhood to Arabs'

Approval for massive extension of J-m Arab neighborhood paves way for future division of city, blocks Jewish development in key area.Ido Ben Porat, 04/07/2016 08:34
Guess Who is Building in Jerusalem?

Guess Who is Building in Jerusalem?

PM gave green light for building in Ramat Shlomo and Har Homa. Peace Now will probably object, as it did in Gilo and Givat Hamatos, but actions speak louder than words. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 27/10/2014 10:47
Herzog Blasts Netanyahu Over Spat with Washington

Herzog Blasts Netanyahu Over Spat with Washington

Opposition leader has sharp criticism for Netanyahu after White House spokesman blasts PM for critcizing American values.Elad Benari, 07/10/2014 06:16
U.S. to Netanyahu: We Have the Facts

U.S. to Netanyahu: We Have the Facts

State Department spokeswoman dismisses Netanyahu's statement that Washington didn't have the facts when it condemned Jerusalem construction.Elad Benari, 03/10/2014 04:14
Ya'alon: We'll Build in Jerusalem

Ya'alon: We'll Build in Jerusalem

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon clarifies that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem despite international criticism over the move.Ido Ben Porat, 03/10/2014 03:43
France Condemns Israel Over Construction

France Condemns Israel Over Construction

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says new construction in Givat Hamatos is a "direct threat" to the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 03/10/2014 01:16
PM Slams Peace Now for Sabotaging Obama Meeting

PM Slams Peace Now for Sabotaging Obama Meeting

Prime Minister says leftists displayed 'irresponsibility on an international level' as he met Obama to discuss sensitive subjects.Gil Ronen, 02/10/2014 21:06
Why Would Obama Oppose Housing for Blacks and Muslims?

Why Would Obama Oppose Housing for Blacks and Muslims?

Doesn't make sense, does it? Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 02/10/2014 19:16
Katz: 'Peace Now Poisoning the Atmosphere'

Katz: 'Peace Now Poisoning the Atmosphere'

Likud Minister condemns far-left NGO for trying to undermine the Prime Minister's meeting with United States President.Hezki Baruch and Cynthia Blank, 02/10/2014 11:24
'I Can't Tell a Jew Not to Live in Jerusalem'

'I Can't Tell a Jew Not to Live in Jerusalem'

Prime Minister Netanyahu dismisses Washington's criticism over construction in Jerusalem, says Jews should not be discriminated against.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 02/10/2014 04:12
U.S.: Construction 'Poisons' the Atmosphere

U.S.: Construction 'Poisons' the Atmosphere

State Department uses unusually harsh language when criticizing Israel’s approval of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 02/10/2014 02:47
2,610 New Buildings in Jewish Areas of Jerusalem

2,610 New Buildings in Jewish Areas of Jerusalem

Peace Now, PA cry foul at building tender approval in capital - and accuse Israel of 'stealing land' despite de facto building freeze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2014 20:13
Living with Iran: Israel's Strategic Imperative

Living with Iran: Israel's Strategic Imperative

In response to the almost inevitable Iranian nuclear bomb, Israel must suitably integrate a clear nuclear deterrence posture with multi-layered active defenses. Prof. Louis René Beres, 30/05/2014 05:17
Bedouin Squatters Gone, Jewish Owner Celebrates

Bedouin Squatters Gone, Jewish Owner Celebrates

82 year-old Yitzchak Hershkovitz celebrates latest court victory after 18 year battle with a sukkah party on his once-contested property.Ari Soffer, Ben Bresky & staff, 02/10/2013 18:54
Is Netanyahu's Building Spree an Election Spin?

Is Netanyahu's Building Spree an Election Spin?

Aryeh King, Jerusalem land expert, says facts on the ground belie Likud's construction campaign.Gil Ronen, 20/12/2012 18:21
2,610 Housing Units Approved for Jerusalem Area

2,610 Housing Units Approved for Jerusalem Area

Over 2,000 additional housing units have been approved for a southern Jerusalem neighborhood. More international ire expected.Chana Ya'ar, 19/12/2012 13:46
18-Year Battle to Save Jewish-Owned Land Pays Off

18-Year Battle to Save Jewish-Owned Land Pays Off

An 82-year-old American finally succeeds in getting Arab squatters off his property and including it in a new Jerusalem zoning plan.Hillel Fendel, 26/11/2012 11:50
Truth is Stranger than Fiction - a MUST READ

Truth is Stranger than Fiction - a MUST READ

See how Jewish property was saved from Arab encroachment by a strongwilled American Jew. Yitschak Herskovitz, 13/11/2012 21:22
Report: UAV Was "Made in Germany", Sold to Iran

Report: UAV Was "Made in Germany", Sold to Iran

According to Lebanese newspaper, the drone that penetrated Israeli airspace almost two weeks ago was not made in Iran, but sold by Germany.Annie Lubin, 17/10/2012 18:26
France Condemns Givat HaMatos Construction

France Condemns Givat HaMatos Construction

France condemns Israel’s plans to build in Givat HaMatos, calls the project "a new settlement".Elad Benari, 18/10/2011 18:15
UN Chief:New Israeli Neighborhood 'Unacceptable'

UN Chief:New Israeli Neighborhood 'Unacceptable'

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon says Israel's plans for a new community in southern Jerusalem "must cease."Gabe Kahn., 16/10/2011 14:17
New Jewish Neighborhood Planned in Jerusalem

New Jewish Neighborhood Planned in Jerusalem

As numerous communities in Yesha face potential demolitions, Israel has approved a new neighborhood in southeastern Jerusalem.Gabe Kahn., 16/10/2011 08:09
Herskovitz Saga: Arabs Attack

Herskovitz Saga: Arabs Attack

Third Arab rock-throwing incident in two weeks prevents Yitzchak Herskovitz, 79, from paving a path from his property to the street.Hillel Fendel, 23/06/2010 10:36
Return of Property Celebrated

Return of Property Celebrated

Yitzchak Herskovitz celebrated his long-awaited entry to his property in the Land of Israel on Lag BaOmer (Sunday) with friends and supporters. Hillel Fendel, 03/05/2010 13:45