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Soldier seriously injured at base in the Jordan Valley

Soldier seriously injured at base in the Jordan Valley

The incident is being investigated by the Military Police Corps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 01:13
Watch: Lighting Sovereignty over the Jordan Valley

Watch: Lighting Sovereignty over the Jordan Valley

“This time we will not be satisfied with promises and declarations. This time we demand a practical step even before the elections."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 12:45
'It’s critical that we stand strong and defend Israel'

'It’s critical that we stand strong and defend Israel'

Reverend David Welch, Executive Director of the US Pastor Council, speaks at "Together for the Jordan Valley" event.Yoni Kempinski, 25/09/2020 04:34
'I will never allow the establishment of a Palestinian State in the heartland of Israel'

'I will never allow the establishment of a Palestinian State in the heartland of Israel'

Minister Ofir Akunis: Israeli sovereignty in Jordan Valley necessary both from a security and religious point of view.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/09/2020 02:06
'Commanders for Israel's Security' continues to mislead the public

'Commanders for Israel's Security' continues to mislead the public

CIS head's recent Hebrew article seems to say the group is rethinking its leftist policies, but close reading reveals another story. Op-ed.Amir Avivi, 24/09/2020 20:15
Suspected hit and run in Jordan Valley

Suspected hit and run in Jordan Valley

IDF, police investigating after hit and run incident near Yafit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 10:47
'Our precious, historic Jordan Valley needs a boost'

'Our precious, historic Jordan Valley needs a boost'

Motti Isaak, CEO of the Holy Land Redemption Fund, speaks at "Together for the Jordan Valley" event near Ma'ale Ephraim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/09/2020 18:09
Live: Together for the Jordan Valley

Live: Together for the Jordan Valley

Join a special broadcast in support of strengthening Jewish presence and land ownership in the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva, 14/09/2020 16:20
Report: Jordan Valley not included in sovereignty plan

Report: Jordan Valley not included in sovereignty plan

US officials say Israel will not be given a green light to apply sovereignty over 30% of Judea and Samaria, according to report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 12:45
Yossi Dagan: 'This is how you apply sovereignty'

Yossi Dagan: 'This is how you apply sovereignty'

Dagan on Miri Regev decision to widen road connecting center to Jordan Valley via Samaria: 'Historical decision that will change map.'Mordechai Sones, 23/06/2020 21:48
'Not as a candy to sweeten the poison pill of Palestinian state'

'Not as a candy to sweeten the poison pill of Palestinian state'

MK: 'Netanyahu may say yes to plan and next administration will come set up Palestinian terror state. We must in no way agree to this.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2020 22:00
Netanyahu's brother-in-law: Jordan Valley must be Israel's border

Netanyahu's brother-in-law: Jordan Valley must be Israel's border

World-renowned Tanach authority Dr. Hagai ben Artzi: 'Even if price is no Israeli sovereignty on Jewish settlements - no Palestinian state.'Hezki Baruch, 22/06/2020 19:47
Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen: 'Opportunity for sovereignty mustn't be missed'

Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen: 'Opportunity for sovereignty mustn't be missed'

Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen tours Jordan Valley: 'Blue and White opposition to sovereignty will lead to elections.'Nitzan Kedar, 16/06/2020 17:59
Olmert: Israel doesn't need the Jordan Valley from a security standpoint

Olmert: Israel doesn't need the Jordan Valley from a security standpoint

Former PM dismisses notion that Israel needs the Jordan Valley for security reasons as "unfounded nonsense".Elad Benari, 12/06/2020 06:20
Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Weapon stolen from soldier in Jordan Valley

Shin Bet, police searching for weapon stolen from training base from hands of sleeping soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2020 16:38
Former National Security Council head warns there's no solution for 2 million Palestinians

Former National Security Council head warns there's no solution for 2 million Palestinians

Yaakov Amidror, former National Security Council head, warns full sovereignty may cost too much, urges sovereignty only for Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 14:51
Why the Israeli left backed annexation

Why the Israeli left backed annexation

The likes of J Street and Peace Now pretend that annexation is a scheme cooked up by messianic settlers, but it was invented by Labor.Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 03/06/2020 11:00
Whose land is it anyway?

Whose land is it anyway?

The only precedent Israel has to set is “It’s our land, always was and always will be.” Opinion.Ted Belman, 30/05/2020 21:49
Netanyahu: Palestinian Arabs living in Jordan Valley won’t get citizenship

Netanyahu: Palestinian Arabs living in Jordan Valley won’t get citizenship

Netanyahu rejects criticism from the right that he folded on the issue of a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/05/2020 20:06
'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

Leader of Security Movement criticizes those who are attempting to prevent sovereignty. 'The security benefit would be very big.'Nitzan Keidar, 28/05/2020 16:47
INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

Daniel Pipes has been scrupulously strict in avoiding any action-oriented prescriptions to achieve his “Israeli Victory”; until now. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 17/05/2020 04:00
Netanyahu's annexation plan can't be stopped

Netanyahu's annexation plan can't be stopped

Annexation of the Jordan Valley is a long-standing Israeli objective due to its strategic importance, going back to PM Yitzhak Rabin. Op-ed.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 06/05/2020 11:57
Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.Ido Ben Porat, 13/04/2020 13:20
Samaria Regional Council Head urges PM not to 'miss this historic opportunity'

Samaria Regional Council Head urges PM not to 'miss this historic opportunity'

Yossi Dagan hopes PM Netanyahu won't cave in to pressure from Blue & White.Hezki Baruch, 07/04/2020 12:20
'Think 2 steps ahead, apply sovereignty'

'Think 2 steps ahead, apply sovereignty'

MK Uzi Dayan says government must take advantage of opportunity created by Trump peace plan even during coronavirus crisis.Nitzan Keidar, 05/04/2020 17:24
Disagreements over sovereignty between Likud, Blue and White

Disagreements over sovereignty between Likud, Blue and White

Likud insisting on including sovereignty in new government's principles, but Blue and White opposes move, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2020 09:06
Due to coronavirus: 'Flash wedding' in the Jordan Valley

Due to coronavirus: 'Flash wedding' in the Jordan Valley

Ma'ale Ephraim Yeshiva rises to the occasion to help organize a wedding that couldn't take place at a hall as planned due to restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2020 11:52
Israeli voters, the elections are a referendum on national sovereignty

Israeli voters, the elections are a referendum on national sovereignty

The Trump plan is a test for Israel regarding application of Israeli law over the Jordan Valley and the Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 02/03/2020 18:45
Mark Langfan explains the strategic value of the West Bank

Mark Langfan explains the strategic value of the West Bank

Mark Langfan explains why Israel and the United States' security require Israeli control over the West Bank.Sharona Cohen, 01/03/2020 23:21
Voter apathy threatens reunion of Judea and Samaria with Israel

Voter apathy threatens reunion of Judea and Samaria with Israel

Voters might be tempted to throw up their hands in despair at the turmoil in Israel’s political system and simply not turn up to vote, or vote for a party with no chance, possibly denying the fulfilment of a dream reborn 100 years ago at San Remo. David Singer, 24/02/2020 12:46
Jewish man injured in attack near Mevo'ot Yericho in the Jordan Valley

Jewish man injured in attack near Mevo'ot Yericho in the Jordan Valley

Israeli assaulted by masked Arabs accompanied by radical left-wing activists near Israeli town in Jordan Valley. Victim suffers head injury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2020 14:45
EU foreign minister warns Israel against annexation

EU foreign minister warns Israel against annexation

Josep Borrell says Israeli annexation of Jordan Valley could lead to Palestinian Arab protests.Elad Benari, 12/02/2020 05:31
Basic Middle East facts

Basic Middle East facts

How Middle East realities are a reflection of the behavior of the Palestinians. Barry Shaw, 04/02/2020 12:08
Chinese students tour Judean Desert, Jordan Valley

Chinese students tour Judean Desert, Jordan Valley

Dozens of Chinese students visit Judean Desert and the Jordan Valley in tour given by pro-Israel 'Im Tirtzu' organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2020 12:45
Britain warns Israel against annexation

Britain warns Israel against annexation

UK foreign office expresses concern over possible Israeli application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/01/2020 21:49
Reut Schvartz, killed in Jordan Valley accident, laid to rest

Reut Schvartz, killed in Jordan Valley accident, laid to rest

Schvartz, mother of three, was killed in Jordan Valley car accident. Last night she was laid to rest in Shadmot Mehola.Mordechai Sones, 30/01/2020 08:15
IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

As Arabs protest against planned release of Trump peace plan, IDF transfers brigade from Golani to the Jordan ValleyArutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 13:26
Poll: Israelis sharply divided over Jordan Valley annexation

Poll: Israelis sharply divided over Jordan Valley annexation

As Netanyahu pushes annexation of Jordan Valley, Israelis nearly evenly divided on whether to take unilateral steps to annex the area.David Rosenberg, 24/01/2020 10:10
Jordan: Annexation of Jordan Valley would blow up peace process

Jordan: Annexation of Jordan Valley would blow up peace process

Jordan’s Foreign Minister warns against Israeli annexation of the Jordan Valley, says it would "destroy the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 24/01/2020 03:10
White House opposes unilateral Israeli moves, including Jordan Valley sovereignty

White House opposes unilateral Israeli moves, including Jordan Valley sovereignty

Officials say Trump Administration opposed to any unilateral Israeli moves before release of Trump peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2020 15:21
PM Netanyahu waiting for green light from Washington to apply sovereignty in Jordan Valley

PM Netanyahu waiting for green light from Washington to apply sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Likud officials clarify: PM Netanyahu asked for 'green light' from US to apply sovereignty to the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2020 10:48
Regev to Gantz: 'Enough with the tales of sovereignty, tell the public the truth'

Regev to Gantz: 'Enough with the tales of sovereignty, tell the public the truth'

Min. Miri Regev tells Arutz Sheva: Benny Gantz doesn't really want to annex Jordan Valley, he has a lot of support among the left.Yoni Kempinski, 22/01/2020 10:12
PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

PA criticizes both Netanyahu and Gantz

Abbas spokesman says Netanyahu and Gantz's statements on annexation will lead to a dangerous escalation.Dalit Halevi, 22/01/2020 05:05
Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Barak blasts Netanyahu over annexation

Former Prime Minister: Netanyahu being dragged by Smotrich towards security lawlessness.Hezki Baruch, 22/01/2020 03:08
Gantz: I don't support unilateral annexation

Gantz: I don't support unilateral annexation

Blue and White leader rejects calls to support bill applying sovereignty in the Jordan Valley before elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 20:43
Bennett: Don't miss opportunity for sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Bennett: Don't miss opportunity for sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Defense Minister praises Bezalel Smotrich's proposal to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley. 'Zionist parties cannot miss 1-time chance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 20:15
Bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley to be presented next week

Bill for sovereignty in Jordan Valley to be presented next week

Likud seeks to 'test' Blue and White party by pushing bill to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley before the next elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 18:55
Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous opportunity not to be wasted'

Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous opportunity not to be wasted'

Movement urges Prime Minister: Emphasize that Jordan Valley is preliminary step leading to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 21/01/2020 16:41
PM Netanyahu to MK Gantz: 'Why wait for elections to apply sovereignty?'

PM Netanyahu to MK Gantz: 'Why wait for elections to apply sovereignty?'

PM Netanyahu urges MK Gantz to approve annexation of Jordan Valley, instead of waiting for after March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 16:01
Gantz vows to promote annexation of Jordan Valley - in coordination with int'l community

Gantz vows to promote annexation of Jordan Valley - in coordination with int'l community

'Offers to trade Jordan Valley for peace deal were a mistake,' says Blue & White chief, vowing to pursue annexation - but not unilaterally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 14:28
Sovereignty Movement welcomes Smotrich initiative

Sovereignty Movement welcomes Smotrich initiative

Sovereignty Movement welcomes initiative of Transportation Minister to promote application of Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 03:44
Smotrich calls for vote next week on Jordan Valley sovereignty

Smotrich calls for vote next week on Jordan Valley sovereignty

Transportation Minister writes to PM calling for Knesset plenum to use discussion of immunity to push for vote on sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2020 21:08
Time to annex the Jordan Valley

Time to annex the Jordan Valley

Prime Minister Netanyahu should carry out his campaign promise of September 2019. Opinion.Joseph Frager, MD, 19/01/2020 13:27
Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall leads to flooding in Judean Desert, makes way to Dead Sea

Recent heavy rainfall causes flooding descending from the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea.Elisheva Lavi, 09/01/2020 12:54
Bennett: Our goal is to prevent all illegal PA construction in Jordan Valley

Bennett: Our goal is to prevent all illegal PA construction in Jordan Valley

DM Bennett tours Jordan Valley. 'I am not the UN. I am fully in favor of the settlements.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 16:06
Committee to Promote Jordan Valley Sovereignty to convene

Committee to Promote Jordan Valley Sovereignty to convene

Inter-ministerial committee prepares plan to annex Jordan Valley to State of Israel in accordance with PM's promise on eve of last electionsHezki Baruch, 24/12/2019 15:40
Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley frozen after International Criminal Court moves forward with probe of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2019 13:59