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Ofra residents sing Shabbat songs opposite Netanyahu's residence

Ofra residents sing Shabbat songs opposite Netanyahu's residence

Ofra residents hold peaceful protest, sing songs, while requesting Netanyahu legalize 9 homes instead of destroying them.Eliran Aharon, 14/01/2017 20:51
Ofra residents: Normalize our community

Ofra residents: Normalize our community

Ofra residents write letter to MKs asking them to demand that PM act to prevent destruction of 9 houses next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2017 22:07
Amona residents crash discussion of their future in Ofra

Amona residents crash discussion of their future in Ofra

Amona residents interrupt meeting between senior officials of the Yesha Council and ‘Amana' held in Ofra, saying “You don’t represent us!”Oranit Etzer, 07/12/2016 15:55
'To destroy a house is to destroy a family'

'To destroy a house is to destroy a family'

Residents of Ofra held a press conference at the Knesset to demand that their rights be protected and their homes be saved from demolition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2016 18:12
'Approve first - amend later'

'Approve first - amend later'

Ofra residents call for coalition parties across the board to support the Regulation Law's preliminary reading tomorrow.Eliran Aharon, 15/11/2016 20:43
How the Regulation Law can help save Amona

How the Regulation Law can help save Amona

MK Kish, one of the framers of the Regulation Law, explains its purpose and how it can protect towns from demolition.Hezki Baruch, 14/11/2016 12:03
Amona residents protest expulsion

Amona residents protest expulsion

Amona, Ofra residents insist government find full solution for problems caused by left-wing NGOs, demand pending expulsion be canceled.Eliran Aharon, 13/11/2016 12:51
'Pass law to save Amona!'

'Pass law to save Amona!'

MKs in Ofra call on Prime Minister and government to act to pass Normalization Law to save Amona and other Jewish towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2016 17:05
Terrorist neutralized in attempted stabbing attack

Terrorist neutralized in attempted stabbing attack

Arab terrorist shot and killed after attempting to stab Jews north of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2016 15:44
Watch: Ofra Sukkot festivities alongside protests

Watch: Ofra Sukkot festivities alongside protests

The town of Ofra celebrates its annual Sukkot festival while protesting government in a action to save Jewish homes.Yoni Kempinski, 21/10/2016 11:18
MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie calls on Defense Ministry to cut red tape and build ramp so that wounded soldier can finally go home.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016 01:12
'Peres was proud of Ofra'

'Peres was proud of Ofra'

Former Binyamin Regional Council Head recounts how Shimon Peres was proud and supportive of the fledgling community in Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 29/09/2016 20:03
Ofra will protest until something changes

Ofra will protest until something changes

Rabbi Avi Gisser tells Arutz Sheva that the people of Ofra will put pressure on Israel's leadership to legalize the community's status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2016 00:15
Rivlin: Help wounded soldier from Ofra

Rivlin: Help wounded soldier from Ofra

President Rivlin tells representatives of Samaria town in danger of demolition 'the government must deal with town's status urgently.'Reut Hadar, 21/09/2016 15:06
Likud pressures Netanyahu: don't raze Amona

Likud pressures Netanyahu: don't raze Amona

The government is still working to legalize community of Amona instead of destroying it. Will it succeed?Hezki Baruch, 17/09/2016 22:00
'No right-wing government could ever uproot Amona'

'No right-wing government could ever uproot Amona'

'Stop blaming the Supreme Court,' says Jewish Home MK. 'If government does not stop the demolitions, it will have lost its right to exist.'Shimon Cohen, 11/09/2016 16:52
Terrorist shot dead in Samaria

Terrorist shot dead in Samaria

Arab terrorist sprinted towards army position near Ofra in Samaria, was neutralized by IDF forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2016 13:53
'A grain of sand won't move from Ofra or Amona'

'A grain of sand won't move from Ofra or Amona'

Science Minister Ofir Akunis sounds off to Arutz Sheva about possibility of unity government, looming demolition of Ofra and Amona.Shimon Cohen, 21/08/2016 15:57
'Will the left defend Samarian children, too?'

'Will the left defend Samarian children, too?'

The Rabbi of Ofra points out the hypocrisy of the left in refusing to also defend the welfare of children living in Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 16/08/2016 02:13
Will Ofra be destroyed?

Will Ofra be destroyed?

One of the largest cities in Binyamin, Ofra, recently lost its zoning permit for large swaths of the city. Arutz Sheva went to find out why.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2016 18:22
'Will you abandon us if we're wounded?'

'Will you abandon us if we're wounded?'

High school graduates from Ofra, home of wounded soldier unable to return home because of bureaucratic red tape, make emotional appeal.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 11/08/2016 10:40
Zionist Union MK visits town slated for demolition

Zionist Union MK visits town slated for demolition

MK Eitan Broshi, member of the left-wing Zionist Union, visits Ofra and Amona, hailed as 'true friend' by residents.Eliran Aharon, 09/08/2016 11:25
Car attack foiled near Ofra

Car attack foiled near Ofra

Border Police officers shoot and kill female Arab who tried to ram her car into them in Silwad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 25/12/2015 20:15
IDF troops foil car attack in the Binyamin region

IDF troops foil car attack in the Binyamin region

Arab terrorist tries to run over soldiers near Ofra but is shot dead. Large knife is discovered in the vehicle.Ben Ariel, Canada, 18/12/2015 20:19
6-year-old who collapsed celebrates birthday

6-year-old who collapsed celebrates birthday

About a week after he collapsed at school, Ido Benisti celebrates his birthday. 'We were very lucky,' his father says.Orly Harari, 09/12/2015 17:10
Drive-by shooting attempt in Samaria

Drive-by shooting attempt in Samaria

Terrorists fire at hitchhiking station outside Ofra in Samaria, IDF returns fire; none wounded.Ari Yashar, 29/10/2015 20:20
Ofra Residents Turn to Jewish Home: Save Our Town

Ofra Residents Turn to Jewish Home: Save Our Town

Frustrated residents plea to Naftali Bennett to stand up for the rights of Judea-Samaria in coalition talks ahead of demolition order.Ornit Etzer, 30/04/2015 23:02
Illegal Arab Road Blocked by IDF

Illegal Arab Road Blocked by IDF

The road, next to the community of Ofra, had led to an illegal Arab quarry and endangered motorists.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 15/04/2015 13:34
Supreme Court: Demolition of Ofra Homes By 2017

Supreme Court: Demolition of Ofra Homes By 2017

Nine families to be evicted from their homes in Judea-Samaria after petition from Palestinians, leftist NGO.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2015 16:27
Watch: Rock Terror in Samaria Caught on Tape

Watch: Rock Terror in Samaria Caught on Tape

Security advising crew catches Arab terrorists on camera throwing potentially lethal rocks at Israeli motorists.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/09/2014 12:56
Stop Mowing the Grass, Start Salting the Earth

Stop Mowing the Grass, Start Salting the Earth

Every time Hamas rebuilds their infrastructure, they are stronger than they were before. Alex VanNess, 20/08/2014 06:12
New Terror Tactic? Blinding Drivers With Lasers

New Terror Tactic? Blinding Drivers With Lasers

Jew driving in Samaria reports Arab motorist drove next to him and tried to blind him with a laser; 'by a miracle I escaped.'Ari Yashar, 11/05/2014 23:04
Commander: Don't Worry about Losing the Fence

Commander: Don't Worry about Losing the Fence

Ofra residents worried about a Fogel-type scenario but Col. Pinto says security will not be worsened.Gil Ronen, 18/04/2013 17:58
Ofra Residents: IDF 'Forgot' New Security Measures

Ofra Residents: IDF 'Forgot' New Security Measures

Residents of Ofra continued to protest the removal of security fences around the town by the IDFDavid Lev, 18/04/2013 15:36
Binyamin Residents, ‘IDF has Abandoned Us’

Binyamin Residents, ‘IDF has Abandoned Us’

Residents of Ofra, Adam upset as IDF removes security fences to ease Arab access., 17/04/2013 18:33
Arabs Set Fire to Memorial Plaque in Ofra

Arabs Set Fire to Memorial Plaque in Ofra

Arabs set fire to a memorial plaque for a resident of Ofra. Local residents: this is just the beginning.Elad Benari, 13/03/2013 05:42
Fences Protecting Ofra, Adam to Come Down Friday

Fences Protecting Ofra, Adam to Come Down Friday

Court: fences need to be dismantled because they prevent access to some Arabs' agricultural plots.Gil Ronen, 09/03/2013 22:59
Ofra Security System Keeps an Eye on Bad Drivers

Ofra Security System Keeps an Eye on Bad Drivers

A security surveillance system outside the town of Ofra is being used to increase awareness of road safetyDavid Lev, 13/01/2013 22:41
Soldiers' Bus Targeted by Firebomb

Soldiers' Bus Targeted by Firebomb

Firebomb thrown towards a bus carrying IDF soldiers near the community of Ofra in Binyamin. No one injured.Elad Benari, 16/10/2012 23:28
Govt Freezes Building, Disabled Children Suffer

Govt Freezes Building, Disabled Children Suffer

The Judea and Samaria building freeze continues to affect communities. North of Jerusalem, disabled children are the ones who suffer.Maayana Miskin, 06/05/2012 22:13
Ofra Students Visit Murder Sites

Ofra Students Visit Murder Sites

Ulpana for girls in Ofra prepares its students for Memorial Day by taking them on a tour of "terror points" along Highway 60.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 25/04/2012 06:42
PA Arabs Attack Motorists in Samaria

PA Arabs Attack Motorists in Samaria

PA Arab terrorists attacked motorists on the roads of Samaria Monday night with rocks and firebombs, damaging vehicles.Chana Ya'ar, 16/01/2012 23:51
Ofra: A Religious and Cultural Center

Ofra: A Religious and Cultural Center

Ofra, the first Jewish community in Samaria, has many opportunities for employment, Jewish learning, and culture.Elad Benari, 22/08/2011 07:54
Vilnai: Ofra Has No Jurisdiction

Vilnai: Ofra Has No Jurisdiction

Minister Matan Vilnai: a significant part of 43 year old Ofra is "built on private Palestinian land and does not have an approved jurisdiction".Elad Benari and Rachel Sylvetsky, 14/07/2011 08:38
Montana Gov Visits Samaria

Montana Gov Visits Samaria

Ofra in Binyamin, one of Judea/Samaria’s first modern-day Jewish communities, welcomed a visit by Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on Wednesday.Hillel Fendel, 14/10/2010 10:56
2 Hurt Near Ofra in Shooting

2 Hurt Near Ofra in Shooting

Terrorists opened fire at a car that was traveling near Ofra, lightly wounding two Israelis.Gil Ronen, 15/05/2010 22:03