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A meeting with "hilltop youth"

A meeting with "hilltop youth"

Their heroes are those who faced the Romans or the British.They are as practical as Begin was when he wrote Jewish history. Op-ed.Shalom Pollack, 04/06/2021 16:00
The sane among us: On Ra'am joining Israel's government

The sane among us: On Ra'am joining Israel's government

What does it mean when "hilltop youth" are public enemy number one to the media, while a pro-Muslim Brotherhood Arab party is lauded? Op-edShalom Pollack, 02/04/2021 09:08
Detectives attempt to charge four hilltop youths with tracking down officers on Facebook

Detectives attempt to charge four hilltop youths with tracking down officers on Facebook

Police stack up errors in attempting to prosecute hilltop youth for planning to find officers who were involved in Ahuvyah Sandak's death.Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 20:27
Israeli police stepping up measures against 'Hilltop Youth'

Israeli police stepping up measures against 'Hilltop Youth'

Following Ahuvya Sandak death, police reportedly enforcing tougher punitive measures against Jewish youth in Judea, Samaria.i24NEWS, 10/01/2021 19:53
Smotrich: Police may try to cover up teen's death

Smotrich: Police may try to cover up teen's death

National Union chairman warns police may prevent proper investigation after teen killed in accident during police chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 16:12
Samaria: Jewish teen killed during police chase

Samaria: Jewish teen killed during police chase

Hilltop youth killed during police chase after he and several others hurled stones at Arab cars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 14:25
Police complaint against Arabs who attacked Jews

Police complaint against Arabs who attacked Jews

Shai Glick of B'Tsalmo files complaint against Arabs who attacked Jews near Oz Tzion outpost. Attack occurred during news filming.Yonatan Gottleib, 13/10/2020 19:42
Minutes before Ohad Hemu attack, Arabs beat hilltop youth

Minutes before Ohad Hemu attack, Arabs beat hilltop youth

While filming for Channel 12 News, several Arabs attack Jewish boy: 'Arabs grabbed me, started running with me quickly towards village.'Yonatan Gottleib, 13/10/2020 17:17
Watch: Jewish residents attack reporter with stones

Watch: Jewish residents attack reporter with stones

Israeli reporter attacked while covering clashes between Jewish, Arab residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2020 15:50
Report: Hilltop Youth attack Border Police vehicle near Yitzhar

Report: Hilltop Youth attack Border Police vehicle near Yitzhar

Stones were thrown at a vehicle being driven by Border Police officers, causing a window to shatter. No injuries were reportedArutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 10:23
INTO THE FRAY: Duma-Guilt by conjecture?

INTO THE FRAY: Duma-Guilt by conjecture?

One issue raised by the cloud of doubt enveloping the Duma proceeding is the possibility that the real murderers may still be free. Opinion.Dr. Martin Sherman, 05/06/2020 15:00
Is Giulio  Meotti a prophet? The Duma case

Is Giulio Meotti a prophet? The Duma case

Five years have passed, and I feel the prosecution in the Duma case did not investigate with an open mind. Israel's Dreyfus case? Op-edG. van Gelder, 18/05/2020 09:27
What happened at Metzoke Dragot? The father explains

What happened at Metzoke Dragot? The father explains

Head of northern Torah Core group, father of one of youths accused of violating quarantine, stealing IDF equipment relates son's version.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2020 13:26
Bennett: Hilltop Youth arson was an indescribable disgrace

Bennett: Hilltop Youth arson was an indescribable disgrace

Bennett promises to punish Hilltop Youth for destroying IDF property, assaulting Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2020 17:23
Yitzhar demands youths leave after soldier injured

Yitzhar demands youths leave after soldier injured

Samaria community says it "sees the conduct of the youths and the attack on IDF soldiers as scandalous and shameful."Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2019 12:25
Police compensate boy arrested for 'looking like hilltop youth'

Police compensate boy arrested for 'looking like hilltop youth'

Police pay NIS 2,800 to compensate minor arrested for appearance while riding Jerusalem light rail.Mordechai Sones, 13/08/2019 16:05
Shin Bet: Campaign of 'lies and slander' against us

Shin Bet: Campaign of 'lies and slander' against us

Shin Bet claims indictment of Jewish minor based on 'compelling forensic evidence,' decries accusations of misbehavior by the organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2019 18:08
Rabbi Medan to Netanyahu: 'Guard the guards'

Rabbi Medan to Netanyahu: 'Guard the guards'

Hesder yeshiva head supports Shin Bet Jewish Section activity but concerned all delinquent activity by hilltop youth is defined as terror.Ido Ben Porat, 08/01/2019 18:53
Teens suspected in Arab woman's death torched Israeli flag

Teens suspected in Arab woman's death torched Israeli flag

Investigators say Israeli teens arrested for Arab woman's death expressed vehemently anti-Zionist views, attacked both Jews and Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2019 21:41
Mother of detained minor appeals to Minister Shaked

Mother of detained minor appeals to Minister Shaked

Hundreds demonstrate outside home of Justice Minister Shaked to demand Jewish minors held by Shin Bet be allowed to meet with attorney.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2019 22:05
Policeman accuses Jew of attacking him and imaginary Arabs

Policeman accuses Jew of attacking him and imaginary Arabs

Police filmed making up attacks which never occurred to justify arresting Jewish teenager waiting at bus stop.Gary Willig, 10/04/2018 23:01
Samaria celebration was 'heartwarming'

Samaria celebration was 'heartwarming'

Hundreds of Israelis celebrate Pesach by attending festive event at Kumi Ori in Samaria.Orly Harari, 04/04/2018 21:18
Shin Bet warns hilltop youth not to avenge Ben-Gal's murder

Shin Bet warns hilltop youth not to avenge Ben-Gal's murder

After murder of Rabbi Ben-Gal, Shin Bet summons, warns youth not to carry out revenge attacks. Attorney Ben-Gvir: 'Red lines crossed.'Mordechai Sones, 06/02/2018 22:44
Hilltop Youth deliberately violate restrictions and are arrested

Hilltop Youth deliberately violate restrictions and are arrested

Dozens of Hilltop Youth against whom various restrictions issued deliberately violate orders to enter prison in protest of situation.Mordechai Sones, 22/08/2017 21:52
Attorney: Police brutality against minors during demonstration

Attorney: Police brutality against minors during demonstration

Dozens demonstrate in Jerusalem against detention of right-wing activists. Attorney says police acted violently toward minors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2017 20:14
Nationalist activists protest outside Liberman's home

Nationalist activists protest outside Liberman's home

Right-wing activists demand Defense Minister cancel administrative orders against "hilltop youth".Orli Harari, 09/07/2017 06:00
Officer's testimony unclear - judge lets youth off the hook

Officer's testimony unclear - judge lets youth off the hook

Youth was indicted for being in an area closed off to Jews, but in court arresting officer couldn't explain where arrest took place.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 06/07/2017 13:04
'These orders have no justification and are meant to destroy us'

'These orders have no justification and are meant to destroy us'

'Hilltop youth' demands police present evidence against him after he was banned from seeing his friends since the age of 15 - without trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2017 11:45
Ben-Gvir: Police are abusing the 'hilltop youth'

Ben-Gvir: Police are abusing the 'hilltop youth'

District Court rejects police appeal to place youth under detention, says case does not merit severe restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2017 20:15
'What are they doing to our son?'

'What are they doing to our son?'

Parents of detainee currently interrogated by Shin Bet internal security agency describe intense anguish following son's arrest.Mordechai Sones, 18/06/2017 15:51
'Stop the abuse of the Hilltop youth'

'Stop the abuse of the Hilltop youth'

Legal precedent: Jerusalem District Court releases right-wing activist despite a suspended sentence imposed on him for the same offense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2017 19:39
Nationalist activists arrested in Jerusalem

Nationalist activists arrested in Jerusalem

Youths follow administrative order, move to Jerusalem - then police raid apartment.Orly Harari, 12/06/2017 09:37
Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Prosecution considering closing cases against the youth who live in Judea and Samaria, as senior officials plan to meet the youth.Hezki Baruch, 30/05/2017 08:32
Court gives Picard day to organize

Court gives Picard day to organize

Community goodbye event for Elkana Picard today in Yitzhar, attended by all educational institutions and yeshivas in town.Mordechai Sones, 18/05/2017 11:18
Man distanced from home for hosting 'Hilltop Youth'

Man distanced from home for hosting 'Hilltop Youth'

Samaria resident distanced from family home for four months, must appear before police every week. Honenu: 'A harsh and unusual blow.'Ido ben Porat, 16/05/2017 10:07
'The price tag against the hilltop youth'

'The price tag against the hilltop youth'

Attorney Ben Gvir: Administrative orders without trial and without proof cause unnecessary agitation that could lead to price tag incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2017 20:55
Police raid get-together of 'hilltop youth'

Police raid get-together of 'hilltop youth'

Police break up social gathering in Jerusalem Forest. 'It appears police have finished dealing with all the important criminal incidents.'Eliran Aharon, 05/05/2017 07:46
Justice tells attorney in court to see psychologist

Justice tells attorney in court to see psychologist

Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir accuses Supreme Court Justice Noam Solberg of telling him to 'go see a psychologist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2017 16:04
Former 'hilltop youth' opens mechina

Former 'hilltop youth' opens mechina

Former 'hilltop youth' founds mechina to honor comrade who fell in Operation Protective Edge.Shimon Cohen, 29/11/2016 02:42
'A 15-year-old boy is not a ticking bomb'

'A 15-year-old boy is not a ticking bomb'

A Knesset committee convened this morning to discuss the rights of a 15-year-old boy punished on grounds of violence against Palestinians.Hezki Baruch, 02/08/2016 10:41
'Sometimes the feelings float up and you lash out'

'Sometimes the feelings float up and you lash out'

Former hilltop youth explains how he turned his life around, why he helps Shin Bet stop Israeli attackers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2016 08:45
Hilltop youth sues police for 30,000 shekels

Hilltop youth sues police for 30,000 shekels

After being wrongfully arrested, and left in difficult conditions, a small-time citizen strikes back with the help of Honenu.Rachel Kaplan, 11/07/2016 16:14
Diaspora Jewish students discover the real Yitzhar

Diaspora Jewish students discover the real Yitzhar

Many in the group felt nervous about meeting 'Jewish terrorists' - but soon found a very different reality to what they expected.Avi Yellin, 24/05/2016 21:58
An administrative detainee's poem: The Hilltop Youth

An administrative detainee's poem: The Hilltop Youth

Meir Ettinger wrote this poem in Hebrew, with literary merit and flowing rhymes. Recently sent to Arutz Sheva, the English translation preserves the ideas, so readers can get to know the writer's feelings, but is not on the level of the Hebrew. Meir Ettinger, 17/05/2016 16:29
IDF sends detention orders to hilltop youth

IDF sends detention orders to hilltop youth

IDF generals sign administrative detention orders against Jewish youths. Honenu: 'Selective enforcement against entire population.'Menahem Schwartz, 24/02/2016 17:52
Poll: National religious reject 'hilltop youth'

Poll: National religious reject 'hilltop youth'

New poll reveals highly negative views of 'hilltop youth' of Judea-Samaria among national religious public.David Rosenberg, 15/02/2016 16:51
'Duma arsonists have Jewish blood on their hands'

'Duma arsonists have Jewish blood on their hands'

Deputy A-G attacks Duma suspects during discussion on 'Hilltop Youth' as right-wing activists accuse his office of 'torture' and 'sadism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2016 19:46
Stop slandering hilltop youth and let Meir Ettinger go

Stop slandering hilltop youth and let Meir Ettinger go

Another four months of detention without any criminal charges? What is going on here? (Note: an article by Meir Ettinger can be accessed through a link below) Robin Ticker, 08/02/2016 21:11
Jewish teens indicted for beating an Arab shepherd

Jewish teens indicted for beating an Arab shepherd

In months old case, two Jewish teens indicted for allegedly beating Arab shepherd last spring. Attorney: 'no basis in factual evidence.'Ido Ben Porat, 06/01/2016 14:34
Thanking the hilltop youth and their parents

Thanking the hilltop youth and their parents

Do you know who the hilltop youth are? Or do you believe the mainstrem media? Paula R. Stern, 06/01/2016 08:14
A true indictment

A true indictment

We have waited for weeks for the indictment, for charges to be filed, for evidence to be shown and accusations made. Instead, the first of the boys was released after 17 days of abuse. Paula R. Stern, 28/12/2015 23:54
'Religious Zionists are not Kahanists'

'Religious Zionists are not Kahanists'

Educator Sarah Eliash claims a small part of the population of Judea and Samaria has 'gone crazy.'Benny Tucker, 24/12/2015 19:52
'Hilltop youth cannot stay silent against terror'

'Hilltop youth cannot stay silent against terror'

Founder of Samaria town urges state to stop persecuting 'hilltop youth' and help them instead, noting they face bloodshed daily.Benny Tucker, 18/12/2015 10:53
Video of Religious Commando Kid Goes Viral

Video of Religious Commando Kid Goes Viral

Young boy puts the best warriors to shame whipping out combat moves at dizzying speeds, in a video that has caught fire online.Ari Yashar, 29/07/2015 08:20
The Credo of the Hilltop Youth

The Credo of the Hilltop Youth

The credo of the "hilltop youth" is expressed in this article whose subject is the undercover police operation at Kochav Hashachar and the story of Elad Selah, an IDF soldier who has been jailed for alleged spying for the hilltop youth. Meir Ettinger, 29/05/2015 16:30
'Settlers Aren't Vacationing in Europe Anyway'

'Settlers Aren't Vacationing in Europe Anyway'

Attorney Ben-Gvir says EU travel ban initiative is 'anti-Semitic' and breaches international law - and also is meaningless.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 14/10/2014 20:20
MK Suggests 'Modern Antisemite' Prize for Amos Oz

MK Suggests 'Modern Antisemite' Prize for Amos Oz

MK Moallem reacts to famed writer's statement that 'hilltop youth' are Jewish neo-Nazis.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/05/2014 07:51