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News and updates about Homesh

Court Ruling:

Gideon Levy did not tell the truth in the 'Homesh Blood Libel'

A court ruled that journalist Gideon Levy's statement that students of the Homesh Yeshiva hanged a Palestinian Arab on a tree and burned his feet does not match the evidence in the case.

Gideon Levy did not tell the truth in the 'Homesh Blood Libel'

The next generation of Hamas

Children march through Samaria village praising terrorists

Children marched through the village of Burqa brandishing mock M16s and chanting praise for Hamas leaders. Nearby Jewish residents angered by lack of response by military.

Children march through Samaria village praising terrorists

Northern Samaria:

Explosive device thrown at soldiers near Homesh

Homesh Yeshiva urges the IDF to launch an operation against terrorist cells in northern Samaria.

Explosive device thrown at soldiers near Homesh

Watch:

Evacuation of casualties from Samaria bombing

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan calls for drastic action 'to keep northern Samaria from becoming southern Lebanon.'

Evacuation of casualties from Samaria bombing

Seven IDF soldiers injured in Samaria attack

IDF clears for publication that three soldiers were moderately injured and four were lightly injured in IED attack near Homesh. Searches continue for the terrorists responsible.

Seven IDF soldiers injured in Samaria attack

Four injured in IED attack in Samaria

Terrorists detonated an IED near a group of Israelis close to the Samaria town of Homesh. A large IDF force, including a helicopter, has been rushed to the scene.

Four injured in IED attack in Samaria

Islamic Jihad releases footage of bombing in Samaria

The footage shows the explosive attack on a Jewish vehicle that was traveling from Homesh to Shavei Shomron. One individual was wounded in the attack.

Islamic Jihad releases footage of bombing in Samaria

Miracle in Samaria:

Explosive thrown at vehicle near Homesh, 1 hurt

Israeli lightly injured when terrorists throw explosive at car carrying 5 people in northern Samaria

Explosive thrown at vehicle near Homesh, 1 hurt

18 years after disengagement:

Son of terror victim weds on ruins of uprooted Samaria community

MK Limor Son Har-Melech’s son got married on the ruins of her home in Homesh in an event attended by ministers and Knesset members.

Son of terror victim weds on ruins of uprooted Samaria community

Arab council chief petitions Supreme Court against Homesh

Head of Arab village of Burqa demands State cancel order expanding Samaria Regional Council's area of jurisdiction.

Arab council chief petitions Supreme Court against Homesh

Death threats issued to Jew who killed Arab during clashes

MK Ahmad Tibi took to Twitter to denounce unequal enforcement against Palestinian and Israeli acts of terror.

Death threats issued to Jew who killed Arab during clashes

Supreme Court denies petition against resettlement of Homesh

The Supreme Court ordered the erasure of the petition by left-wing organizations against the resettling of Homesh in northern Samaria.

Supreme Court denies petition against resettlement of Homesh

Moving footage:

Soldier who fell in Jenin filmed at Homesh Yeshiva Purim party

Representatives of the Homesh Yeshiva told the parents of David Yitzhak Yehuda that their son was a frequent guest..

Soldier who fell in Jenin filmed at Homesh Yeshiva Purim party

State to Supreme Court:

'We won't evict Homesh Yeshiva'

The state has informed the Supreme Court that it intends to recognize, rather than demolish, the new construction in Homesh.

'We won't evict Homesh Yeshiva'

Arab rioters set fire, injure Jewish man with stone near Homesh

'Time after time, PA terrorists try to harm Homesh yeshiva,' says Samaria Council head.

Arab rioters set fire, injure Jewish man with stone near Homesh

Israelis attacked on their way to Samaria town

Cars driving to the town of Homesh were pelted with stones as they passed the Palestinian town of Burka.

Israelis attacked on their way to Samaria town

Homesh yeshiva bustles with life at new, permanent location

After 17 years of legal battles and repeated demolitions, students learn in peace in northern Samaroa thanks to repeal of Disengagement Law

Homesh yeshiva bustles with life at new, permanent location

Two Israelis injured in stone-throwing attack near Homesh

One victim in moderate condition, the second in light condition after Arabs hurl stones at vehicles on Samaria road near Homesh.

Two Israelis injured in stone-throwing attack near Homesh

Head of Homesh Yeshiva to INN:

'The permanent location is just the beginning'

The head of the Homesh Yeshiva, Shmuel Wendy, promises: We started with Homesh and will to many more great things.

'The permanent location is just the beginning'

Report:

Education Ministry to organize student trips to Homesh

After Knesset ended ban on visiting evacuated Samaria town and government okayed yeshiva's relocation, Ed. Min. to organize student trips.

Education Ministry to organize student trips to Homesh

Abbas' spokesman:

'All Israeli occupation settlements are illegal'

PA blasts relocation of the Homesh Yeshiva, claims “that all Israeli settlements in Palestine are illegal.”

'All Israeli occupation settlements are illegal'

US criticizes relocation of Homesh Yeshiva

State Department spokesperson: The expansion of settlements undermines the geographic viability of a two-state solution.

US criticizes relocation of Homesh Yeshiva

After end of Disengagement Law

Homesh yeshiva moved to permanent location

In secret overnight operation, students relocate Homesh yeshiva to its new, permanent location on state land.

Homesh yeshiva moved to permanent location

Jewish man struck in head by Arab stone-throwers near Homesh

Attack comes hours after EU envoy to the PA visited site and called Jews living in Samaria illegal.

Jewish man struck in head by Arab stone-throwers near Homesh

EU Rep:

'There's no Area B or C, it's all Palestine'

Peace Now, Yesh Din join EU Rep. to the PA Sven Kühn von Burgsdorff in tour of Samaria, who decries Jewish presence in ancient Samaria.

'There's no Area B or C, it's all Palestine'

Without approval: Homesh to be moved to State land

Homesh may be moved in the middle of the night, to a new location on State land, report says.

Without approval: Homesh to be moved to State land

US condemns Ben Gvir's 'provocative' visit to Temple Mount

State Department also criticizes order allowing Israelis to visit the site of the destroyed town of Homesh in northern Samaria.

US condemns Ben Gvir's 'provocative' visit to Temple Mount

IDF commander signs order allowing Jews to visit Samaria town

IDF commander signs order implementing partial repeal of Disengagement Law, allowing visitors to Homesh.

IDF commander signs order allowing Jews to visit Samaria town

Hundreds visit destroyed town on Independence Day

In first since cancellation of Disengagement Law, hundreds visit town of Homesh, participating in Independence Day prayers.

Hundreds visit destroyed town on Independence Day

Disengagement Law repeal:

Charges dropped against Jews who entered Homesh

Rosh Yeshiva and staff and students at the Homesh Yeshiva will not face prosecution for entering their educational instituion.

Charges dropped against Jews who entered Homesh

Pollard at uprooted community:

'Esther brought me a right-wing protest shirt to jail'

Jonathan Pollard accompanied a group of uprooted residents of Sa-Nur, who planted trees in the evacuated village.

'Esther brought me a right-wing protest shirt to jail'

Op-ed

A tale of two settlements

The PLO's unique way of renouncing terrorism contrasts kafkaesquely with the steadfast love of the land shown by Homesh pioneers. Op-ed.

A tale of two settlements

In second and third readings:

Knesset approves law canceling expulsion from northern Samaria

The bill lifts the ban on entering and staying in areas in northern Samaria, which was established during the 2005 Disengagement.

Knesset approves law canceling expulsion from northern Samaria

MKs in Homesh:

'The answer to the massacre - a repeal of the disengagement law'

MKs Moshe Solomon and Ohad Tal visit the Homesh Yeshiva: Our responsibility is to repeal the disengagement law.

'The answer to the massacre - a repeal of the disengagement law'

Chief Rabbi visits Homesh

Rabbi David Lau spoke with students, gave a lecture, and toured the outpost, which is illegal according to the Disengagement Law.

Chief Rabbi visits Homesh

State Department:

'The Homesh outpost is illegal even under Israeli law'

State Department spokesperson Ned Price speaks out against plans to normalize the community of Homesh in Samaria.

'The Homesh outpost is illegal even under Israeli law'

Supreme Court Case

New government to amend Disengagement Law, legalize Homesh

Netanyahu government requests three-month delay, saying it plans to amend the Disengagement Law and to normalize status of Homesh in Samaria

New government to amend Disengagement Law, legalize Homesh

Supreme Court won't postpone hearing on evacuation of Homesh

Court to hold hearing on government's obligation to evacuate Homesh on Monday despite change in government.

Supreme Court won't postpone hearing on evacuation of Homesh

IDF blocks parking lot at entrance to Homesh

Homesh residents: DM Gantz directly responsible for dirt levee blocking parking lot.

IDF blocks parking lot at entrance to Homesh

Education Minister: Normalize Homesh

'In the past year, more Jews ascended the Temple Mount than in the previous years,' Education Min. Shasha-Biton says.

Education Minister: Normalize Homesh

Netanyahu: 'We will take care of Homesh'

The Likud chairman vows to aid northern Samaria village demolished in 2005, and will support the nullification of the Disengagement Law

Netanyahu: 'We will take care of Homesh'

Homesh

Nir Barkat: We will cancel the Disengagement Law

MK Barkat lashes out: This government does not understand what needs to be done. American policy paralyzes Lapid and Gantz.

Nir Barkat: We will cancel the Disengagement Law

Homesh

MK Strook: “If Gantz stays in his position we're in big trouble”

MK Orit Strook in the INN studio on the way to Homesh: "What happened in the region under this bad government is unprecedented."

MK Strook: “If Gantz stays in his position we're in big trouble”

Homesh

Adi Keidar: "The state doesn't know how to relate to Homesh"

Attorney Keidar to INN: “The justice system suffers from problems that started during the disengagement and have only gotten worse."

Adi Keidar: "The state doesn't know how to relate to Homesh"

General: Cannot protect coastal plain without Homesh

Maj. Gen. (ret.) Gershon HaCohen was a guest at INN studio on the way to Homesh: "This place is part of the struggle for Area C."

General: Cannot protect coastal plain without Homesh

Arutz Sheva requests permission to broadcast from Homesh

Arutz Sheva has asked the IDF to permit a special broadcasting session from the Samaria town of Homesh regarding the Disengagement Law.

Arutz Sheva requests permission to broadcast from Homesh

MK Strock:

Hope for Homesh after 17 years of repeated demolitions

Orit Strock sees a light at the end of the tunnel. After 17 years of displacement and repeated destruction, Homesh may be made legal again.

Hope for Homesh after 17 years of repeated demolitions

Jerusalem girls school repaints iconic Homesh water tower

The Reishit girls school from Jerusalem repainted the bright orange water towers that have come to symbolize the struggle for Homesh.

Jerusalem girls school repaints iconic Homesh water tower

State to Supreme Court: Homesh must be evacuated, no date set

State tells Supreme Court 'security sensitivity' means evacuation of Homesh must be carried out "at the right time."

State to Supreme Court: Homesh must be evacuated, no date set

MKs ask court to hold off on Homesh ruling until after election

Land of Israel, Homesh lobbies say bill ending Disengagement Law for north Samaria would likely pass after elections, changing Homesh status

MKs ask court to hold off on Homesh ruling until after election

Homesh:

More harassment: Vehicles belonging to yeshiva staff impounded

Yeshiva student who protested was detained for questioning.

More harassment: Vehicles belonging to yeshiva staff impounded

Watch: Terror victim speaks with IDF soldiers in Homesh

Newly-released footage shows murdered yeshiva student Yehuda Dimentman speaking with IDF soldiers while working to fight arson fire.

Watch: Terror victim speaks with IDF soldiers in Homesh

IDF soldiers refusing orders to bar entrance to Homesh

"This isn't why I enlisted," said one soldier as he refused to stop people from reaching disputed Samarian town.

IDF soldiers refusing orders to bar entrance to Homesh

Homesh yeshivah dean's car banned from entering town

3 cars lose entrance permits to disputed Samarian town after transporting unauthorized visitors.

Homesh yeshivah dean's car banned from entering town

Sovereignty Movement visits Homesh despite army barriers

Dozens of activists bypass barriers, checkpoints to reach Samaria community facing destruction yet again/

Sovereignty Movement visits Homesh despite army barriers

Report:

Coalition chiefs pledge to freeze Homesh evacuation

Senior coalition members offer deal to Yamina MK, maintaining government in exchange for freezing planned demolition of Samaria community.

Coalition chiefs pledge to freeze Homesh evacuation

Gov't to back court's decision

Homesh to be evacuated - again

The Bennett-led government appears to have caved to leftist demands and the fledgling community of Homesh will face another evacuation.

Homesh to be evacuated - again

Bennett on Homesh evacuation: We need to act with common sense

PM says Netanyahu evacuated Homesh multiple times, he will work to find a permanent solution.

Bennett on Homesh evacuation: We need to act with common sense

The battle for Homesh:

MKs in Homesh: 'This govt has no mandate to expel yeshiva'

This week, Knesset will vote on reversing Disengagement in north Samaria.

MKs in Homesh: 'This govt has no mandate to expel yeshiva'

On Memorial Day:

Bereaved parents prevented from reaching place of murder

Despite being promised entry, soldiers kept bereaved parents waiting for 4 hours at the barrier, until they were finally allowed through.

Bereaved parents prevented from reaching place of murder