Samaria Regional Council

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Supreme Court rejects Arab claims re: Evyatar

Supreme Court rejects Arab claims re: Evyatar

Palestinians had claimed results of government survey of land were "foregone conclusion."Ido Ben Porat, 15/08/2021 18:33
Two Arabs arrested for sexual assault on Jewish girls on a kayak trip in northern Israel

Two Arabs arrested for sexual assault on Jewish girls on a kayak trip in northern Israel

Suspects are aged 15 and 22, residents of PA-controlled area near Ramallah and illegally in Israel.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/08/2021 14:34
Rabbi Elyakim Levanon attacked in terrorist incident

Rabbi Elyakim Levanon attacked in terrorist incident

Attack occurred near Huwara as Rabbi Levanon was driving home. He escaped without injury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2021 11:31
'The people of Samaria will stand firm long after Ben & Jerry's ice cream melts'

'The people of Samaria will stand firm long after Ben & Jerry's ice cream melts'

Head of Samaria Regional Council: We will continue to build Samaria, enjoy culture and also ice cream. Not necessarily Ben & Jerry's.Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan, 20/07/2021 04:38
Highest level threats to life of Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan

Highest level threats to life of Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan

Yossi Dagan to be placed under police protection following Evyatar compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 12:41
'Now the IDF has the manpower to uproot 'illegal' construction?'

'Now the IDF has the manpower to uproot 'illegal' construction?'

Decision to destroy Evyatar exposes lies used to explain why illegal Arab construction is not treated similarly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 10:05
Facing demolition, new Samaria town looks to Supreme Court

Facing demolition, new Samaria town looks to Supreme Court

IDF, Civil Administration reject last-ditch plan to save Samarian town of Evyatar, first established eight years ago, home to 50 families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 09:06
Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan aids in arrest of Arab driver

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan aids in arrest of Arab driver

Yossi Dagan spotted Arab attempting to drive Israeli cars off the road, fired into the air, & aided in capture.Ido Ben Porat, 18/05/2021 14:26
Joshua's Altar restored

Joshua's Altar restored

The Samaria regional council sent a clandestine task force to restore the ancient site of the Biblical Joshua's Altar.Shlomo Witty, 11/02/2021 20:41
Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan has announced that he is joining the residents of fledgling settlements in their hunger strike calling for normalization.Shlomo Witty, 13/01/2021 12:32
Senior Republicans recruit Yossi Dagan to drum up support in Georgia special elections

Senior Republicans recruit Yossi Dagan to drum up support in Georgia special elections

"Vote for Republican candidates, for the sake of the future of the United States and the Land of the Bible," says Dagan in video address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2021 14:59
Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria

Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria

Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 18/11/2020 13:18
Netanyahu's revenge? Key settlement figures not invited to event

Netanyahu's revenge? Key settlement figures not invited to event

The event is to be held today in Ariel, attended by the PM & US Ambassador to Israel, as well as settlement council heads - all except two.Hezki Baruch, 28/10/2020 11:24
'If you care about Israel - vote for Trump'

'If you care about Israel - vote for Trump'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan holds campaign-style event for Donald Trump.Ido Ben Porat, 25/10/2020 19:43
'Apply sovereignty to communities destroyed in Disengagement'

'Apply sovereignty to communities destroyed in Disengagement'

Samaria Regional Council calls on government to allow Jews to return to 4 communities which were destroyed in 2005 Disengagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2020 10:46
Edelstein 'does not regret' resigning as Knesset Speaker

Edelstein 'does not regret' resigning as Knesset Speaker

Former Knesset Speaker says if his resignation leads to formation of government it will have been worth the sacrifice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2020 17:01
Samaria council to file class action suit against leaders of UN Human Rights Council

Samaria council to file class action suit against leaders of UN Human Rights Council

Samaria Regional Council will file class action suit against UN council in accordance with BDS Law. "We are strong, they will not break us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 15:30
Samaria's emergency campaign: Apply sovereignty this week

Samaria's emergency campaign: Apply sovereignty this week

Samaria council launches two-pronged campaign to push for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria - this week. 'Delay will harm our chances.'Orly Harari, 01/02/2020 22:08
'Netanyahu, extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria'

'Netanyahu, extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan calls on PM to apply sovereignty to all of Judea and Samaria, cancel Disengagement Law.Yoni Kempinski, 10/07/2019 22:15
Netanyahu in Samaria: No community will be uprooted

Netanyahu in Samaria: No community will be uprooted

PM participates in event marking 40 years of Samaria Council. 'I will not allow the uprooting of any community or resident.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/07/2019 21:51
Samaria council head publishes fake April Fools headline

Samaria council head publishes fake April Fools headline

Samaria Regional Council posts 'good news' McDonald's will open branch in Samaria on April Fool's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2019 16:25
PA warns of 'invasion by West Bank Council head'

PA warns of 'invasion by West Bank Council head'

Palestinian Authority refers to Yossi Dagan as 'head of West Bank Settlers Council', calling Sixth Shechem Conference 'invasion'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2019 13:13
Trump faith adviser visits Samaria

Trump faith adviser visits Samaria

'We are thrilled to see this area blooming with more and more Jewish communities being built.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 08:35
1,000 new housing units approved for Judea and Samaria

1,000 new housing units approved for Judea and Samaria

About half of approved units to be built in Shomron Regional Council. Council head: 'Not enough.'Mordechai Sones, 22/08/2018 15:21
Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council

Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council

Safed Chief Rabbi settles dispute between former, current leaders of Samaria Regional Council. 'Both are great men.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2018 21:24
Dramatic step in improving quality of life in Judea and Samaria

Dramatic step in improving quality of life in Judea and Samaria

Judea and Samaria roads to be included in National Infrastructure Plan following pressure by Samaria Regional Council head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2017 23:44
Samaria Council Head: 'Situation in Shaarei Tikva absurd'

Samaria Council Head: 'Situation in Shaarei Tikva absurd'

The Samaria Regional Council is demanding that the state deal with the status of five houses that were built in Area B.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tzvi Lev, 31/07/2017 17:45
Samaria Council head moves to Machpela House

Samaria Council head moves to Machpela House

'Those seeking to evacuate Machpela House also want to uproot Samaria residents from their homes.'Mordechai Sones, 31/07/2017 16:51
Jews, PA Arabs join together in 'war on traffic accidents'

Jews, PA Arabs join together in 'war on traffic accidents'

Samaria Regional Council and local Arab leaders establish joint group to fight traffic accidents, a source of danger for both communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2017 16:17
'There's no reason all the film shoots have to be in Tel Aviv'

'There's no reason all the film shoots have to be in Tel Aviv'

Samaria Council spearheading efforts to bring film and TV shoots to Samaria.Ido ben Porat, 28/06/2017 21:26
Born a Muslim - but killed as a Jew

Born a Muslim - but killed as a Jew

Samaria Regional Council to hold memorial for late Irgun fighter Baruch Mizrahi who fell in the War of Independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2017 21:40
Quarter-million shekels earmarked for Samaria youth advancement

Quarter-million shekels earmarked for Samaria youth advancement

Agreement between Regional Council and Social Equality Ministry to establish youth development forum and various regional cultural events.Mordechai Sones, 02/03/2017 18:53
Night operation at Joseph’s Tomb

Night operation at Joseph’s Tomb

Yossi Dagan: “We must protect and nurture our holy places against the barbarity of the Palestinian Authority.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2016 14:11
Thousands of children voluntarily learn to pray

Thousands of children voluntarily learn to pray

Between 2,000 and 3,000 children in Samaria participated in project to learn to pray the afternoon and evening prayers this past summer.Gary Willig, 11/10/2016 12:37
MK: Local leaders enable construction freeze

MK: Local leaders enable construction freeze

Jewish Home MK says continued support for Likud among Judea and Samaria leaders emboldens Netanyahu to keep freezing.Tova Dvorin, 06/04/2016 15:48
Yossi Dagan: Man Fronting the Battle for Samaria

Yossi Dagan: Man Fronting the Battle for Samaria

New Samaria Regional Authority head shares his hopes for Israel's ancestral and strategic heartland; 'Obama can't dictate to us.'Rochel Sylvetsky , 10/08/2015 17:49
Yossi Dagan, New Samaria Regional Council Head

Yossi Dagan, New Samaria Regional Council Head

Acting council head wins by wide margin in special elections, Science Minister Danon congratulates victory of 'Zionist enterprise.'Yoni Kempinski, 04/08/2015 22:59
New Tourism Min. Pledges to Put Samaria on the Map

New Tourism Min. Pledges to Put Samaria on the Map

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin holds first working meeting with Samaria Council heads; 'We'll see one million tourists every year.'Orli Harari, 30/05/2015 21:30
California State Representative Visits Shomron

California State Representative Visits Shomron

State Assemblyman Travis Allen visits several communities as part of ongoing project with Samaria Regional Council.Yoni Kempinski, 07/04/2015 11:42
Dozens Gather at Havat Gilad as Destruction Looms

Dozens Gather at Havat Gilad as Destruction Looms

Defense Ministry bulldozers are expected at the Samaria outpost Sunday night.Gil Ronen, 09/03/2014 22:19
EU Group Makes History with Anti-Boycott Vote

EU Group Makes History with Anti-Boycott Vote

Samaria Council’s efforts yield vote against EU boycott of Israeli-owned businesses in contested Judea, Samaria regions.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2014 15:34
European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

Samaria Regional Council hosted fmr. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and ex-FM of Bulgaria Solomon Passy.David Lev, 21/11/2013 08:33
US Jews: NO to Kerry's Plans for Israel

US Jews: NO to Kerry's Plans for Israel

In conference this week in NYC, Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika urges US Jews to oppose Kerry's idea of a 2-state solution.Tova Dvorin, 20/11/2013 18:40
‘Settlements’ #1 Enemy is Ignorance’

‘Settlements’ #1 Enemy is Ignorance’

Activists explain why getting people to simply visit Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria is key to ensuring fairer coverage.Maayana Miskin, 14/11/2013 13:50
Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli Sovereignty

Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli Sovereignty

Worshipers who witnessed desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, and came under attack, push for Israel to take full control at the holy site.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 13:12
Mesika: Settlements not at Expense of Hareidim

Mesika: Settlements not at Expense of Hareidim

Samaria Regional Authority leader responds to “cheap demagoguery” which he says is meant to create strife.Gil Ronen, 04/08/2013 18:13
‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

The ‘Samaria Foreign Ministry’ meets with U.S. leaders. Congressman: Time to do away with the nonsense about ’67 borders.’Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 25/07/2013 13:06
European Journalists Tour the 'Real Shomron'

European Journalists Tour the 'Real Shomron'

European journalists this week had the unique opportunity to visit the Barkan Industrial Park in Samaria.Arutz 7 Staff, 21/06/2013 02:46
Samaria Establishes Its Own Foreign Ministry

Samaria Establishes Its Own Foreign Ministry

Samaria regional authority is not waiting for the Foreign Ministry to help it. It has been effectively reaching out to officials in the EU.Arutz Sheva, 08/05/2013 20:18
Samaria Leader Puts Offices at Tapuah Junction

Samaria Leader Puts Offices at Tapuah Junction

Head of Shomron Regional Council, Gershon Mesika, moves his offices to junction where terrorist killed young father. Maayana Miskin, 01/05/2013 16:17
Peace Now’s ‘Here’s the Money’ Video Ridiculed

Peace Now’s ‘Here’s the Money’ Video Ridiculed

Ridicule for Peace Now’s anti-‘settlement’ video: They fired the arrow, then drew the target. Maayana Miskin, 21/04/2013 14:43
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.Maayana Miskin, 17/04/2013 13:48
Samaria Jews, European MPs Find Common Ground

Samaria Jews, European MPs Find Common Ground

Samaria Jewish leadership travels to Europe to appeal to the EU against anti-Israel boycott, EU funding for far-left groups.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 08/04/2013 01:48
Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Thousands to sign pact to ‘right the wrong’ of Disengagement, senior Likud politicians join the call.Maayana Miskin, 26/03/2013 23:13
Homesh Back on the Map

Homesh Back on the Map

North Samaria town put symbolically back on the map as rebuilding efforts continue post-Disengagement.Maayana Miskin, 20/03/2013 08:55
Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Millions of visitors to Samaria ‘will erase the Green Line with their feet,’ regional leader predicts.Maayana Miskin, 05/02/2013 19:20
'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

Visitors to the Tomb of Yosef in Shechem were shocked to discover yet another instance of major Arab vandalism to the holy siteDavid Lev, 24/01/2013 09:47