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The PA's attempt to undermine Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria

The PA's attempt to undermine Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria

The PA's Min. of Foreign Affairs set out for EU on mission to pressure local leaders against Israeli construction in Judea & Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 20/04/2021 21:00
Bill regulating 'young communities' to be resubmitted to Knesset

Bill regulating 'young communities' to be resubmitted to Knesset

MK Struck to submit bill that would allow residents of Judea and Samaria 'young communities' to receive basic living conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 08:49
Is the entire State of Israel 'occupied?'

Is the entire State of Israel 'occupied?'

Many of Israel's detractors claim Judea & Samaria along with the entirety of the Jewish state is 'occupied.' This provides some perspective.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 14:38
State Dept. Spokesman Ned Price: 'Is the West Bank occupied? Yes'

State Dept. Spokesman Ned Price: 'Is the West Bank occupied? Yes'

At daily briefing, State Dept. spokesman reiterates: US believes Judea and Samaria are 'occupied.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2021 09:48
State Department: We consider Israel to be 'occupying' Judea and Samaria

State Department: We consider Israel to be 'occupying' Judea and Samaria

State Department spokesman: Annual report on human rights uses term 'occupation' in context of the current status of the West Bank.Elad Benari, 01/04/2021 06:04
Biden administration resumes use of 'Occupied Territories'

Biden administration resumes use of 'Occupied Territories'

State Department’s annual report on human rights violations refers to Judea and Samaria as territories “occupied” by Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 31/03/2021 00:03
'Keep your promise - Next government must apply sovereignty!'

'Keep your promise - Next government must apply sovereignty!'

One thousand youth activists sign petition calling on all right-wing parties to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria after elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 17:51
50,000 Palestinian Arab workers already vaccinated

50,000 Palestinian Arab workers already vaccinated

Vaccination campaign of Palestinian Arab workers continues to progress with a high response from the workers.Ben Ariel, 12/03/2021 04:29
MDA vaccinates PA workers in Judea & Samaria industrial zones

MDA vaccinates PA workers in Judea & Samaria industrial zones

Israel begins vaccinating Palestinian Arab workers at industrial zones in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 10:38
Judea & Samaria and Israeli security in the new Middle East

Judea & Samaria and Israeli security in the new Middle East

Watch: Virtual mega-event focuses on importance of Judea and Samaria to Israeli security in the new Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 18:00
Residents of Judea & Samaria protest traffic jams by PA Arabs

Residents of Judea & Samaria protest traffic jams by PA Arabs

Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria say trips lasting half an hour sometimes take up to 3 hours, as PA Arabs enter pre-'67 borders.i24NEWS, 02/03/2021 17:28
Watch: Judea and Samaria in International Law

Watch: Judea and Samaria in International Law

Yesha Council, Arutz Sheva panel discuss the legality of Israel's settlement enterprise through the prism of international law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 18:03
Jewish National Fund to begin purchasing land in Judea and Samaria

Jewish National Fund to begin purchasing land in Judea and Samaria

JNF to end policy of avoiding buying land in Judea and Samaria in new effort to strengthen existing communities.Gary Willig, 11/02/2021 18:15
One third of battalion commanders come from Judea and Samaria

One third of battalion commanders come from Judea and Samaria

People from across the Green Line form a surprising part of the prestigious IDF rankArutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 18:52
Watch Live: Economic Peace in Judea and Samaria

Watch Live: Economic Peace in Judea and Samaria

President Rivlin, Yesha Council CEO, ZOA president weigh in on impact of efforts towards an economic peace have on Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 18:09
Rivlin: Investing in Judea and Samaria is a great opportunity

Rivlin: Investing in Judea and Samaria is a great opportunity

President opens Judea and Samaria conference, which will be broadcast today on Arutz Sheva.Yoni Kempinski, 07/02/2021 14:16
Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Tens of thousands of first-grade students in Israel study from textbook with map without Judea/Samaria; 'Cancel Education Ministry approval'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 20:37
Judea & Samaria Jewish population on the rise

Judea & Samaria Jewish population on the rise

Judea and Samaria Jewish Population Stats Report is currently in the stage of production, to be released in JanuarySharona Cohen, 24/01/2021 22:53
Jewish man arrested for 'throwing stones'

Jewish man arrested for 'throwing stones'

Samaria man, 24, is arrested for throwing stones, but released immediately afterwards. 'He did nothing wrong.' attorney says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/01/2021 23:47
Dagan: Netanyahu, Gantz failed to rise above politics, but settlements will win in the end

Dagan: Netanyahu, Gantz failed to rise above politics, but settlements will win in the end

Samaria Regional Council chairman says despite weakness of current political leaders, the 'Young Settlements' will be regulated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 17:23
Jewish youths caught after infiltrating army base in Samaria

Jewish youths caught after infiltrating army base in Samaria

IDF forces arrest 2 who infiltrated base and 2 others who waited for them in car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 15:08
Protest tent for fledgling communities dismantled: 'The struggle has failed'

Protest tent for fledgling communities dismantled: 'The struggle has failed'

'This is a sad day for the State of Israel. A day when its leaders turned their backs on settlement in Judea and Samaria.'Hezki Baruch - Arutz Sheva, 21/01/2021 13:03
Settlement population growth slows sharply

Settlement population growth slows sharply

476,000 Israelis now living in Judea and Samaria in 150 towns. According to data from Yesha Council. Population growth is dropping sharply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2021 08:04
Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

British government criticizes Israel’s decision to approve the construction of hundreds of new housing units in Samaria.Elad Benari, 19/01/2021 05:40
EU demands Israel nix housing plans, raze fledgling settlements

EU demands Israel nix housing plans, raze fledgling settlements

Brussels slams Israel's plans for 792 new homes in Judea and Samaria, calls for freeze on Jerusalem neighborhood, dismantling of 'outposts'.David Rosenberg, 17/01/2021 19:56
792 new housing permits issued for Samaria

792 new housing permits issued for Samaria

After Netanyahu gives green light, planning committee approves hundreds of new housing units across Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2021 16:36
354 housing units in Judea and Samaria to be approved on Sunday

354 housing units in Judea and Samaria to be approved on Sunday

Agenda of meeting of Supreme Planning Council reveals that number of housing units that will receive approval is lower than announced.Ben Ariel, 13/01/2021 05:59
PA: The entire settlement enterprise is 'illegal'

PA: The entire settlement enterprise is 'illegal'

Abbas spokesman blasts Israeli approval of hundreds of housing units in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 12/01/2021 06:18
Netanyahu authorizes 800 new housing units in Judea & Samaria

Netanyahu authorizes 800 new housing units in Judea & Samaria

PM Netanyahu instructed gov't to go ahead with planned building of housing units in a number of Judea & Samaria communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 13:20
Fledgling settlements won't be normalized, Gantz rules

Fledgling settlements won't be normalized, Gantz rules

Plan to normalize status of 46 Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria shot down by Defense Minister Benny Gantz, as protests continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 21:05
Court guts law banning discrimination against Yesha residents

Court guts law banning discrimination against Yesha residents

The law mandating shipping beyond the green line suffered a serious rollback in a recent court decision.Shlomo Witty, 05/01/2021 19:31
PA forbids work in 'settlements'

PA forbids work in 'settlements'

PA adopts bans crossing into Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria as part of measures aimed at curbing spread of coronavirus.Dalit Halevi, 03/01/2021 04:51
In attempt to curb virus spread, PA bans entry to Jewish areas

In attempt to curb virus spread, PA bans entry to Jewish areas

PA takes drastic steps to curve virus spread including forbidding workers from entering pre-'67 Israel,Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 02/01/2021 21:04
Govt. launches new initiative against illegal takeover of state land in Judea and Samaria

Govt. launches new initiative against illegal takeover of state land in Judea and Samaria

Settlement Affairs Minister Tzachi Hanegbi announces new vehicle, drone patrols to monitor for illegal activity in Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 17:59
The struggle for Israel isn’t over yet

The struggle for Israel isn’t over yet

The organization that saves the farmers from risk of closure has launched a crowd-funding campaign.Hashomer Yosh, 30/12/2020 19:19
New construction in Judea and Samaria before Biden takes office?

New construction in Judea and Samaria before Biden takes office?

Civil Administration reportedly planning to approve new construction in Judea and Samaria in the next two weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 04:36
Min. Biton: No to regulating all Young Settlements

Min. Biton: No to regulating all Young Settlements

Blue and White Minister tells Peace Now only communities not built on private land should be regulated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2020 19:38
Almost 200,000 illegal Arab housing units authorized in last two years

Almost 200,000 illegal Arab housing units authorized in last two years

Meanwhile, tens of thousands of Jews in Judea and Samaria lack basic infrastructure.Hezki Baruch, 23/12/2020 11:30
IDF reinforcing troops in Judea and Samaria

IDF reinforcing troops in Judea and Samaria

IDF prepares for escalation in Judea and Samaria following deadly terror attack and car chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 15:38
This Hanukkah, the Jews return to Judea and Samaria

This Hanukkah, the Jews return to Judea and Samaria

The Jews had sovereignty or partial-sovereignty over Judea and Samaria for over 1600 years and are thus the indigenous inhabitants. Op-ed.Steve Postal, 13/12/2020 20:14
Kiryat Arba: Dozens of new homes authorized in Nofei Mamre neighborhood

Kiryat Arba: Dozens of new homes authorized in Nofei Mamre neighborhood

Construction of new road linking Kiryat Arba-Hebron to Jerusalem creating huge demand for housing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 17:54
Amnesty says Airbnb acting in bad faith on 'settlements'

Amnesty says Airbnb acting in bad faith on 'settlements'

Amnesty International claims Airbnb is acting in bad faith by failing to inform investors of its activities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/12/2020 05:32
Bahrain will not import products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain will not import products from Judea and Samaria

Bahrain will not allow imports of goods from Israeli settlements, contrary to statements by Bahrain's Economy Minister last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2020 17:45
Meir Porush to PM: Normalize status of communities in Judea & Samaria

Meir Porush to PM: Normalize status of communities in Judea & Samaria

Dep. Education Minister appeals to government to "utilize remaining window of opportunity during waning days of Trump administration."Ben Shaul, 24/11/2020 13:34
'Don't let Judea and Samaria be erased from map of Israel'

'Don't let Judea and Samaria be erased from map of Israel'

Sovereignty Youth calls on Education Minister not to allow maps that remove Judea and Samaria from map of Israel in educational material.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2020 19:23
Trump’s core righteousness shines through Pompeo's anti-BDS and pro-Jews in Yesha speech

Trump’s core righteousness shines through Pompeo's anti-BDS and pro-Jews in Yesha speech

For no conceivable political gain, post-elections, Trump sent Mike Pompeo, to the Mideast with special tasks.And now Pollard. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 21/11/2020 19:00
PA 'foreign minister': US is recognizing Israel's annexation of illegal settlements

PA 'foreign minister': US is recognizing Israel's annexation of illegal settlements

PA “foreign minister” blasts Pompeo’s announcement that products manufactured in Judea and Samaria will be labelled as “made in Israel”.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/11/2020 22:06
Judea and Samaria at the heart of the artistic consensus

Judea and Samaria at the heart of the artistic consensus

An art expert talks about her vision to establish a unique museum of works by local artists from Judea and Samaria.The Land Of Israel Network, 20/11/2020 16:35
Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

Young Israel praises Pompeo for BDS stance

National Council of Young Israel praises Secretary of State after his visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2020 05:11
PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

PA opposes US recognition of 'settlement products'

Abbas spokesman says new US move will not legitimize "settlements" which will eventually be dismantled.Dalit Halevi, 20/11/2020 04:43
Republican Senators to Trump: Label Judea and Samaria goods as 'Made in Israel'

Republican Senators to Trump: Label Judea and Samaria goods as 'Made in Israel'

Four Republican Senators write to Trump, urge him to allow goods produced in Judea and Samaria to be labelled as “Made in Israel”.Elad Benari, 19/11/2020 06:04
Smotrich: Will lawyers set policy?

Smotrich: Will lawyers set policy?

National Union leader confronts Defense Minister Adviser for Settlement Affairs over refusal to provide security for 'young' outposts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 16:53
PA: Israel destroying the two-state solution

PA: Israel destroying the two-state solution

PA "foreign ministry" accuses Israel of thwarting the establishment of a Palestinian state through construction in "settlements".Dalit Halevi, 16/11/2020 05:45
A tribute to Yankel Plitnick, lover of Judea and Samaria

A tribute to Yankel Plitnick, lover of Judea and Samaria

Yankel Plitnick, 1923-2020, who partnered in establishing Arutz Sheva's offshore broadcasting ship, is part of Arutz Sheva's history. Op-ed.Zalmi Unsdorfer, 15/11/2020 08:48
PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA warns against Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria

PA cabinet leader: Pompeo visit to Judea and Samaria would "legitimizes the settlements".Elad Benari, Canada, 13/11/2020 20:11
Report: Pompeo to visit town in Judea and Samaria

Report: Pompeo to visit town in Judea and Samaria

According to Axios, Secretary of State planning to visit Golan Heights as well as Israeli town in Judea and Samaria next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2020 00:59
Tragedy averted at last minute in community of Asahel

Tragedy averted at last minute in community of Asahel

Fuse box providing electricity to entire community caught fire; luckily, it was detected before it could spread.Hezki Baruch, 11/11/2020 11:22