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, Sunday, 7:56 PM
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, Sunday, 4:36 PM
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, Wednesday, 5:59 AM
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, 1/12/2021, 6:18 AM
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, 1/11/2021, 1:20 PM
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, 1/10/2021, 9:05 PM
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, 1/5/2021, 7:31 PM
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, 1/3/2021, 4:51 AM
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, 1/2/2021, 9:04 PM
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, 12/31/2020, 5:59 PM
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, 12/30/2020, 7:19 PM
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, 12/27/2020, 4:36 AM
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, 12/24/2020, 7:38 PM
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, 12/23/2020, 11:30 AM
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, 12/22/2020, 3:38 PM
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, 12/13/2020, 8:14 PM
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, 12/13/2020, 5:54 PM
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, 12/10/2020, 5:32 AM
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, 12/5/2020, 5:45 PM
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, 11/24/2020, 1:34 PM
'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, 11/21/2020, 7:23 PM
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, 11/21/2020, 7:00 PM
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, 11/20/2020, 10:06 PM
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, 11/20/2020, 4:35 PM
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, 11/20/2020, 5:11 AM
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, 11/20/2020, 4:43 AM
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, 11/19/2020, 6:04 AM
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, 11/17/2020, 4:53 PM
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, 11/16/2020, 5:45 AM
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, 11/15/2020, 8:48 AM
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, 11/13/2020, 8:11 PM
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, 11/13/2020, 12:59 AM
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 AM
Government plans to authorize 1,700 housing units already built in Judea & Samaria

Government plans to authorize 1,700 housing units already built in Judea & Samaria

Legal basis for authorizing homes built on State-owned land already exists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020, 9:43 AM
The next 72 days

The next 72 days

While fighting for re-election, Trump has lifted restrictions on US investment in Israeli research projects in Judea and Samaria. Op-ed.David Singer, 11/6/2020, 1:27 PM
'The Palestinian Authority is seizing hill after hill while Israel does nothing'

'The Palestinian Authority is seizing hill after hill while Israel does nothing'

MK Gideon Sa'ar visited Amichai, one of the only settlements that is still expanding.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2020, 10:55 PM
Construction freeze in reverse: Israel's only waste incinerator to be built in Judea

Construction freeze in reverse: Israel's only waste incinerator to be built in Judea

Environment Ministry freezes plans for "all incinerators across the country" but plans for waste disposal in Judea to continue.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2020, 3:57 PM
'All the settlements are illegal'

'All the settlements are illegal'

PA attacks agreement permitting scientific cooperation between Israel and the United States in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 10/29/2020, 3:39 AM
US lifts ban on funding of research in Judea, Samaria, Golan

US lifts ban on funding of research in Judea, Samaria, Golan

US Ambassador David Friedman signs new research agreement with Israel, paving way for US funding of projects in Judea, Samaria, Golan.David Rosenberg, 10/28/2020, 12:04 PM
'5400 Building permits? Not even crumbs'

'5400 Building permits? Not even crumbs'

Veteran land of israel activist: Approval of thousands of units is a mockery & further evidence of the construction halt in Judea & SamariaArutz Sheva, 10/25/2020, 8:59 AM
Legal position bans essential security for outposts

Legal position bans essential security for outposts

Judea and Samaria representatives say 15-year-old legal paper 'decides we do not deserve security.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2020, 8:20 AM
PA to EU: Sanction Israel over construction in Judea and Samaria

PA to EU: Sanction Israel over construction in Judea and Samaria

PA envoy to the EU says sanctions against Israel are necessary since "it has not stopped its settlement activities".Elad Benari, 10/22/2020, 6:35 AM
Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Italian citizens in Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria receive election notices stating that they live in 'Palestinian territories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2020, 3:44 PM
Egypt condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

Egypt condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

Egyptian Foreign Ministry says Israeli construction places two-state solution in "grave danger."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2020, 5:23 AM
PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA: Israeli construction could lead to 'apartheid'

PA envoy to the UN condemns approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it "erodes" peace efforts.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/16/2020, 10:05 PM
Europe slams Israel over Judea and Samaria building plans

Europe slams Israel over Judea and Samaria building plans

UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain protest Israel's decision to approve thousands of new housing units in Judea and Samaria 'settlements'David Rosenberg, 10/16/2020, 11:59 AM
UN envoy condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

UN envoy condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

UN's Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov says Israeli construction will "undermine the achievement of the two-state solution".Elad Benari, 10/16/2020, 5:57 AM
PA blasts Israeli approval of Judea and Samaria construction

PA blasts Israeli approval of Judea and Samaria construction

Abbas spokesman says Israeli decision "violates all international legitimacy resolutions".Elad Benari, 10/15/2020, 6:14 AM
Israel approves Judea and Samaria homes, ending de facto freeze

Israel approves Judea and Samaria homes, ending de facto freeze

2,166 new homes approved in Judea and Samaria, ending an 8-month de facto freeze. First new housing projects approved since Abraham Accords.David Rosenberg, 10/14/2020, 2:37 PM
Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Defense establishment suspects arson in Judea and Samaria fires

Fires break out in localities across Israel, causing hundreds to be evacuated from their homes.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/9/2020, 7:12 PM
Turkey outraged over construction in Judea and Samaria

Turkey outraged over construction in Judea and Samaria

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Netanyahu's decision to approve new construction in "settlements" proves Israel still planning annexation.Dalit Halevi, 10/5/2020, 6:10 AM
Netanyahu promises 5,400 housing units in Judea and Samaria

Netanyahu promises 5,400 housing units in Judea and Samaria

PM instructs that extensive construction be approved. About half of the apartments will be in Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/2/2020, 8:54 PM
Netanyahu approves large-scale construction in Judea and Samaria

Netanyahu approves large-scale construction in Judea and Samaria

Prime Minister seeks to convene Supreme Planning Council after Simchat Torah to approve construction of 5,000 housing units.Ido Ben Porat, 9/24/2020, 7:53 PM
Gideon Sa'ar in Beit El: 'Strengthening settlement enhances security - and vice versa'

Gideon Sa'ar in Beit El: 'Strengthening settlement enhances security - and vice versa'

"The Palestinians are trying to create facts on the ground. We have to stop them, and expand our own communities."Rafael Levy, 9/6/2020, 10:45 PM
After a six-month freeze, 5,000 housing units authorized in Judea & Samaria

After a six-month freeze, 5,000 housing units authorized in Judea & Samaria

Likud MK admits: We froze construction to curry favor with the United StatesArutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2020, 10:21 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich in Mitzpe Kramim: 'We don't evacuate communities, period'

MK Betzalel Smotrich in Mitzpe Kramim: 'We don't evacuate communities, period'

"The residents of Mitzpe Kramim were sent there by the government, which has an obligation to find a solution for them."Hezki Baruch, 9/6/2020, 8:13 PM
New settlement evacuated by Israeli security forces - during Shabbat

New settlement evacuated by Israeli security forces - during Shabbat

Maaleh Shai, a new settlement founded in memory of Petah Tikva stabbing victim, evacuated for the third time in less than a week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2020, 11:05 PM