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Illegal Arab construction plans slice through Gush Etzion bloc

Illegal Arab construction plans slice through Gush Etzion bloc

Palestinian Authority plans to pave road just beyond Jerusalem, exerting de facto control over State-held lands.Ido Ben Porat, 17/06/2021 15:28
The “Food Truck” in Gush Etzion

The “Food Truck” in Gush Etzion

The “Food Truck” is now open for business to provide refreshments to the many tourists who arrive in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 20:39
History in the making: Work on a permanent neighborhood begins with 96 housing units

History in the making: Work on a permanent neighborhood begins with 96 housing units

After more than 20 years: a permanent neighborhood in Ibei Hanachal, Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 15:08
For the first time, elderly woman views where her brother fell in 1948 battle

For the first time, elderly woman views where her brother fell in 1948 battle

For the first time ever, Tamar Shachar views the scene of the 1948 Gush Etzion battle, where her brother fell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 15:00
Israeli rock star Berry Sakharof holds concert in Gush Etzion

Israeli rock star Berry Sakharof holds concert in Gush Etzion

The newly renovated Gush Etzion Cultural Hall opens with a performance by Israeli rocker Berry Sakharof.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 22:24
Bennett: I will regulate young settlements first thing as prime minister

Bennett: I will regulate young settlements first thing as prime minister

Yamina leader tours Gush Etzion, vows to ensure no Israelis are treated as second class citizens if elected prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 16:34
Gush Etzion preparing for snowstorm

Gush Etzion preparing for snowstorm

Heavy snow expected south of Jerusalem Wednesday. Gush Etzion gearing up for winter snowstorm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 11:03
After the lockdown - a day of dedications in Gush Etzion

After the lockdown - a day of dedications in Gush Etzion

Following postponements due to the recent lockdown, a series of events took place today throughout Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 19:24
Founder of Har Etzion Yeshiva passes away

Founder of Har Etzion Yeshiva passes away

Moshe (Moshko) Moskowitz, one of the leaders of the revival of the Jewish community in Gush Etzion, dies at 96.Yonatan Gottlieb, 24/01/2021 02:35
Hamas laments elimination of Gush Etzion terrorist

Hamas laments elimination of Gush Etzion terrorist

Hamas issues official statement lamenting the elimination of terrorist who tried to carry out an attack in Gush Etzion.Dalit Halevi, 06/01/2021 05:37
Terrorist eliminated during ax attack south of Jerusalem

Terrorist eliminated during ax attack south of Jerusalem

Arab terrorist shot and killed while attacking Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers with an ax at Gush Etzion Junction south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2021 14:41
Minister Hendel: Gush Etzion is part of Israeli consensus

Minister Hendel: Gush Etzion is part of Israeli consensus

Minister Yoaz Hendel from the Derech Eretz Party toured in Gush Etzion along with Regional Council Head Shlomo Ne'eman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 17:52
Connecting Gush Etzion to Jerusalem

Connecting Gush Etzion to Jerusalem

Deputy mayor of Jerusalem tours Gush Etzion to strengthen relations between the local authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 22:25
'We have a government that's deserting settlement'

'We have a government that's deserting settlement'

MK Chaim Katz criticizes government conduct in Judea and Samaria during tour by Eretz Ysrael lobby in young Gush Etzion communities.Hezki Baruch, 22/10/2020 12:59
After 20 years Pnei Kedem officially recognized in Land Registry

After 20 years Pnei Kedem officially recognized in Land Registry

Gush Etzion head congratulates community: 'We are partners in this historic step of strengthening our hold on the land of our ancestors.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2020 14:32
To grab time by its hair and shake it: 20 years to the Intifada

To grab time by its hair and shake it: 20 years to the Intifada

Poetry and Prayer at a time of divine concealment when our very souls pleaded:: Hear O Lord - Israel Your people, Israel is one!.Eliaz Cohen, poet, 11/10/2020 14:08
2nd Temple era inkwell found in Gush Etzion

2nd Temple era inkwell found in Gush Etzion

Archaeological find strengthens hypothesis of high literacy rates among population of 2nd Temple era Judea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 15:46
Watch: 'You Murdered the Nation of G-d'

Watch: 'You Murdered the Nation of G-d'

Watch Live: Rabbi Yair Kahn asks - Was Moshe responsible for Korach's death?Arutz Sheva, 27/07/2020 21:32
Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion preschools?

Women from Beitar Illit unwanted in Gush Etzion preschools?

'It's not pleasant to work in a place where they suddenly begin treating you with suspicion,' assistant says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 15:23
Regavim petitions court to halt PA race to take over Gush Etzion

Regavim petitions court to halt PA race to take over Gush Etzion

Trump plan announcement triggered PA 'construction race' in areas designated for Israeli sovereignty in Gush Etzion.Mordechai Sones, 06/07/2020 17:23
'Gush Etzion is our ancestral inheritance; citizens must live under Israeli sovereignty'

'Gush Etzion is our ancestral inheritance; citizens must live under Israeli sovereignty'

Diaspora Minister visits Kol Ami prep school at Migdal Oz and Gush Etzion Heritage Center.Mordechai Sones, 30/06/2020 17:41
Despite pandemic, Gush Etzion holds Bible and Heritage competition

Despite pandemic, Gush Etzion holds Bible and Heritage competition

Second annual Bible and Heritage competition held in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2020 21:42
Tzipi Hotovely: 'Gush Etzion safeguards Jerusalem, Karmei Tzur is in a strategic location'

Tzipi Hotovely: 'Gush Etzion safeguards Jerusalem, Karmei Tzur is in a strategic location'

Likud minister Tzipi Hotovely meets Gush Etzion leaders to discuss implications of applying sovereignty. 'Historic window of opportunity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2020 18:56
“Annex my neighborhood, not that other guy’s neighborhood”

“Annex my neighborhood, not that other guy’s neighborhood”

If the Arabs of Anata ever make it into long-annexed French Hill, they will slaughter the Jews there as if it was a "settlement." Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 15/06/2020 11:50
Court releases thieves who damaged cherry orchard in Gush Etzion

Court releases thieves who damaged cherry orchard in Gush Etzion

3 Arabs who destroyed cherry trees released by court. Kfar Etzion Field School Director: "They don't understand the plight of the farmer."Shimon Cohen, 14/06/2020 08:38
Monument to the 'Convoy of 35' desecrated

Monument to the 'Convoy of 35' desecrated

New monument to convoy of Palmach fighters who were killed while attempting to reinforce Gush Etzion during War of Independence vandalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 18:02
Terror attack thwarted in Gush Etzion

Terror attack thwarted in Gush Etzion

IDF fighters identify Arabs trying to throw firebombs at a military post. One terrorist shot and arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2020 00:00
Gush Etzion supports businesses hit by corona crisis

Gush Etzion supports businesses hit by corona crisis

Gush Etzion Council launches initiative to help families and business owners hit financially by corona crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2020 22:59
In the Purim spirit: Gush Etzion's Dames of the Dance

In the Purim spirit: Gush Etzion's Dames of the Dance

On Purim, we are commanded to aid the needy. Talented women in Gush Etzion do so by means of the dance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2020 16:01
Ya'alon in Gush Etzion: 'We will not sit with Bibi or with Tibi'

Ya'alon in Gush Etzion: 'We will not sit with Bibi or with Tibi'

MK Moshe Ya'alon visits Gush Etzion with his colleagues from the Blue and White party.Hezki Baruch, 13/02/2020 05:13
Agricultural warfare again hits Gush Etzion

Agricultural warfare again hits Gush Etzion

Migdal Oz orchard owner finds uprooted, felled cherry trees, stolen and wrecked equipment. 'They close cases for "lack of public interest".'Shimon Cohen, 11/02/2020 17:07
Gush Etzion 'on the map' at international tourism exhibition

Gush Etzion 'on the map' at international tourism exhibition

Wide audience of interested participants from around the world visits Gush Etzion's booth at international tourism exhibition in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2020 14:59
'Deal of the Century is poison wrapped up with candy'

'Deal of the Century is poison wrapped up with candy'

Emergency meeting on Deal of the Century held in Gush Etzion by regional activists, some of whom express concern over Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2020 11:44
2 hurt in stone-throwing attack in Gush Etzion

2 hurt in stone-throwing attack in Gush Etzion

Father, daughter hurt when group of Arabs throw stones at their car while driving. Stone-throwing attack on Arab driver also reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2020 21:35
Watch: Soldier recalls how he thwarted Gush Etzion terror attack

Watch: Soldier recalls how he thwarted Gush Etzion terror attack

Sergeant D., an IDF combat soldier, recalls how he thwarted a stabbing attack at Gush Etzion Junction, south of Jerusalem Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2020 20:35
Attempted terror attack thwarted in Gush Etzion

Attempted terror attack thwarted in Gush Etzion

Terrorist attempted to stab Israelis in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem. Initial reports say terrorist has been neutralized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2020 15:39
72 years since attack on Gush Etzion convoy

72 years since attack on Gush Etzion convoy

Gush Etzion Field School marks 72nd anniversary of attack on convoy with seminar and candle lighting for killed.Rafael Levy, 30/12/2019 18:38
Sovereignty over Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jordan Valley

Sovereignty over Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jordan Valley

MK Shaked submits bill, asserting there is currently a window of opportunity for sovereignty move that will not return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2019 14:52
Memorial to the 'Convoy of 35' smashed

Memorial to the 'Convoy of 35' smashed

School guides find memorial to convoy massacred while attempting to relieve Gush Etzion during the War of Independence desecrated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2019 16:53
Doctor: 'We're not going to let this child die without a fight'

Doctor: 'We're not going to let this child die without a fight'

Grandmother of teens seriously injured in terrorist ramming attack last month says they're improving but still have a long road to recovery.Hezki Baruch, 10/09/2019 15:20
Shocking video: Arab employees abuse Jewish colleague

Shocking video: Arab employees abuse Jewish colleague

In a video posted on social media on Thursday, Arab Shufersal employees in Gush Etzion are seen abusing a haredi employee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2019 08:22
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
'Apply sovereignty: We are not going anywhere'

'Apply sovereignty: We are not going anywhere'

Gush Etzion regional council head says only application of sovereignty can prevent majority of terror attacks following ramming attack.Hezki Baruch, 18/08/2019 13:33
'We spoke on the phone: An hour later they were attacked'

'We spoke on the phone: An hour later they were attacked'

Rochel Sylvetsky, grandmother of teens injured in ramming attack, calls on govt. to ensure Jewish children can always feel safe.Eliran Aharon, 18/08/2019 12:30
'We were preparing for Shabbat when we received the news'

'We were preparing for Shabbat when we received the news'

Rochel Sylvetsky, grandmother of teens injured in ramming attack, says: 'They were running to the bus stop, we'd just spoken to them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2019 23:44
Video documents ramming attack

Video documents ramming attack

Gush Etzion attack captured by police car camera.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 16:58
Suddenly, he becomes your son

Suddenly, he becomes your son

So many in Israel are like him, like Dvir, and yet Dvir can never be duplicated or replaced. Jack Engelhard, 09/08/2019 08:43
Gantz in Gush Etzion: We'll continue to build in the blocs

Gantz in Gush Etzion: We'll continue to build in the blocs

"The terrorists will not be able to break our spirit. The IDF and the security forces will chase them and capture them - alive or dead."Hezki Baruch, 09/08/2019 04:09
Jason Greenblatt: 'Hamas again murders and boasts about it'

Jason Greenblatt: 'Hamas again murders and boasts about it'

Trump's Middle East envoy condemned the murder of Dvir Sorek as a 'repugnant and shocking act.'Nitzan Keidar, 08/08/2019 18:40
'He had a twinkle in his eye'

'He had a twinkle in his eye'

Yoav Sorek, father of Dvir who was murdered last night in Gush Etzion, describes son. "A sweet boy - whoever didn’t know him missed out."Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2019 14:58
Suspicion: Murder occurred during abduction attempt

Suspicion: Murder occurred during abduction attempt

Security forces still investigating whether attack carried out during abduction attempt and whether soldier entered car for ride.Mordechai Sones, 08/08/2019 10:28
Murdered yeshiva student: Dvir Sorek of Ofra

Murdered yeshiva student: Dvir Sorek of Ofra

Dvir Sorek, son of journalist Yoav Sorek and grandson of Rabbi Binyamin Herling, is the yeshiva student murdered in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2019 09:29
'He was God-fearing and full of joy'

'He was God-fearing and full of joy'

Head of murdered soldier's yeshiva: Soldier had gone to buy gifts for his rabbis. "He was found embracing the books he had bought."Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2019 09:24
IDF soldier murdered in Gush Etzion

IDF soldier murdered in Gush Etzion

IDF soldier stabbed to death in attack in Gush Etzion area, kidnapping suspected.Kobi Finkler, 08/08/2019 07:35
Hundreds of housing units approved for Gush Etzion

Hundreds of housing units approved for Gush Etzion

200 units approved in Metzad, 100 in Ibei Hanachal, school in Gevaot receives authorization. "Major accomplishments for southeastern Gush."Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 15:30
Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

Man drowns in pool in Gush Etzion

30-year-old man in critical condition after drowning in a private pool in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 02/08/2019 20:13
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