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Netanyahu: "There is a lot to do for the fledgling settlements"

Netanyahu: "There is a lot to do for the fledgling settlements"

The Prime Minister claims an 'absolutely genuine' commitment to the legitimization of younger settlements around the country.Shlomo Witty, 14/03/2021 16:30
Settlement officials 'Disappointed with Netanyahu'

Settlement officials 'Disappointed with Netanyahu'

Senior Yesha Council figures angry at Prime Minister's conduct: 'He's drying us up; he feels we're in his pocket.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 10:23
Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Yamina faction members tour isolated farms in Samaria and the Jordan Valley, promise to support settlement movement if elected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 17:15
Religious Zionism party unveils young settlement program

Religious Zionism party unveils young settlement program

Religious Zionism to demand regulating young communities, closing Civil Administration. Smotrich: 'Judea/Samaria residents aren't 2nd class'Hezki Baruch, 23/02/2021 15:44
Young settlements director: "Government did too little, too late"

Young settlements director: "Government did too little, too late"

The director of the young settlements' protest for recognition blames political agendas for leaving residents without official standingShlomo Witty, 27/01/2021 10:01
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
Regavim responds to government Bedouin settlement decision

Regavim responds to government Bedouin settlement decision

Regavim movement: 'Government’s newest plan may be a breakthrough, or it may be a breakdown.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 18:39
Dozens of families arrive to settle Maalot Halhul

Dozens of families arrive to settle Maalot Halhul

Prayers in the rain amid rejoicing at the "privilege of settling the Land of Israel."Yehonatan Gottlieb, 16/12/2020 14:38
Poll: 73%  of center, Blue & White voters support legalizing new settlements

Poll: 73% of center, Blue & White voters support legalizing new settlements

Ahead of Knesset vote, majority of centrists believe it immoral for State to encourage settlement without providing infrastructure.Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2020 13:52
Senior Likud minister Gila Gamliel refuses to commit to regularizing settlements

Senior Likud minister Gila Gamliel refuses to commit to regularizing settlements

Gila Gamliel repeatedly evades interviewer's question regarding tomorrow's Knesset vote.Hezki Baruch, 15/12/2020 13:11
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, 29/08/2020 23:05
The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

Netanyahu is willing to accept the US proposal as is. His willingness to stand for Israeli interests is in a state of decline. Op-ed.Haggai Huberman, 02/06/2020 13:55
PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls on the EU to boycott goods from Judea and Samaria, and recognize a 'Palestinian' state.Dalit Halevi, 26/02/2020 23:50
Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett's first appointment is Moshe Frucht, as legal adviser for settlement affairs in the Defense Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2019 23:34
Peace Now praises EU court ruling on 'settlement' labeling

Peace Now praises EU court ruling on 'settlement' labeling

"Europe stated clearly that it's proper to separate between legitimate and sovereign Israel inside the Green Line and occupied territories."Tal Polon, 12/11/2019 13:16
EU court mandates labeling of Israeli 'settlement' products

EU court mandates labeling of Israeli 'settlement' products

Top European court says products from 'Israeli settlements' must be labeled as such to enable consumers to make ethically-informed choices.Tal Polon, 12/11/2019 11:41
'Regulation Law 2' approved in preliminary reading

'Regulation Law 2' approved in preliminary reading

Knesset approves in preliminary reading bill anchoring in law special status of young settlements that have not been officially normalized.Hezki Baruch, 19/12/2018 17:24
Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Ireland’s Senate advances bill outlawing sale of goods from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Violators may be jailed, fined.JTA, 28/11/2018 22:32
Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty cancels joint event at last minute, deeming it inappropriate 'to host an event by those actively supporting settlements.'JTA, 22/01/2018 12:44
Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Secretary-general of the PLO's Executive Committee urges international community to continue supporting UNRWA and the "refugees".Dalit Halevi, 15/09/2017 03:05
Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democratic Party rejects attempt to amend platform to single out 'settlements' as the obstacle to Middle East peace.JTA, 04/06/2017 19:11
Yossi Klein: Jewish presence in Judea, Samaria is here to stay

Yossi Klein: Jewish presence in Judea, Samaria is here to stay

Haaretz columnist Yossi Klein joins a list of academics and commentators who conclude that the 'settlement enterprise' is irreversible.Baruch Gordon, 02/06/2017 14:43
See why this Israel Advocacy video went viral

See why this Israel Advocacy video went viral

With almost 100,000 views on Youtube, the English video below (with Hebrew subtitles) presents the case for Israel in 9 minutes.Baruch Gordon, 05/04/2017 17:49
We want our son

We want our son

Larry Gordon, 08/01/2017 11:41
Security Council approves 'anti-settlement' resolution

Security Council approves 'anti-settlement' resolution

UNSC approves Resolution 2334 calling on Israel to end "settlement activities". United States abstains.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/12/2016 21:21
'Israeli organizations join diplomatic terror'

'Israeli organizations join diplomatic terror'

Israel’s UN Ambassador criticizes leftist organizations for taking part in a UN Security Council meeting on "settlements".Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/10/2016 20:21
Delay Amona destruction to stop Obama at UN

Delay Amona destruction to stop Obama at UN

Yesha leader warns that if destruction of Amona is not delayed, Obama will have a pretext to betray Israel at UN after US elections.Gary Willig, 09/10/2016 20:53
Housing Minister: I love Samaria

Housing Minister: I love Samaria

Yoav Galant says he loves Samaria and wishes to see Immanuel built up and flourishing.Gary Willig, 07/10/2016 12:16
ACRI petitions against anti-boycott regulation

ACRI petitions against anti-boycott regulation

ACRI in Israel petitions Supreme Court to revoke regulations protecting Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria from boycotts.Gary Willig, 05/10/2016 13:05
'Amona can't be evacuated'

'Amona can't be evacuated'

On Monday evening, members of the Knesset visited Amona to provide support in light of pressure to expel the residents.Hezki Baruch, 12/09/2016 22:02
Food for thought

Food for thought

The author has an alternative paradigm for the middle east conflict. It does not include another failed Arab state.Dr. Martin Sherman, 08/07/2016 14:40
Cabinet to resolve Yemenite children affair

Cabinet to resolve Yemenite children affair

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi to bring to investigate classified material about alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children in early days of stateShai Landesman, 26/06/2016 15:00
The precise number of Jews in the 'West Bank'

The precise number of Jews in the 'West Bank'

In new report, the Jewish population stats in Judea and Samaria are broken down into towns and regions, detail growth since Dec. 31, 2010.Baruch Gordon, 03/06/2016 17:05
Israel marks low-key, PC version of Mothers' Day

Israel marks low-key, PC version of Mothers' Day

The day on which Israelis used to honor moms has been turned into one that honors 'the new family.'Gil Ronen, 09/02/2016 14:47
UN chief blasts Israel's 'stifling occupation'

UN chief blasts Israel's 'stifling occupation'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon blasts Israel one day after sympathizing with terrorists.Elad Benari, 28/01/2016 04:43
Netanyahu trying to stop anti-Israel resolution

Netanyahu trying to stop anti-Israel resolution

Foreign Ministry officials hard at work trying to stop Monday's vote on a resolution that could lead to sanctions against 'settlements'.Nitsan Keidar, 18/01/2016 06:14
EU resolution further singles out 'settlements'

EU resolution further singles out 'settlements'

Israel working to block EU resolution that emphasizes the distinction between Israel and "settlements".Ben Ariel, Canada, 15/01/2016 22:44
France Advancing Resolution on 'Settlements'?

France Advancing Resolution on 'Settlements'?

Senior officials say France intends to advance a UN resolution on Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015 06:47
Another CNN Screwup: 32-Year-Old 'New Settlement'

Another CNN Screwup: 32-Year-Old 'New Settlement'

Nearly three decades after it was established, CNN has “discovered” the town of Mevo Horon – and declared it an “illegal settlement."Moshe Cohen, 16/04/2015 10:13
Hillary More Attached to Israel, says Analyst

Hillary More Attached to Israel, says Analyst

White House vet says Clinton has a very different perspective on Israel from Barack Obama's.Gedalyah Reback, 14/04/2015 21:48
Settlement Pioneers: Vote for Jewish Home a Must

Settlement Pioneers: Vote for Jewish Home a Must

Jewish Home on Thursday received endorsements from three of the most prominent veterans in the settlement movement.Yaakov Levi, 12/03/2015 11:12
EU to Strike Israel with Sanctions After Elections

EU to Strike Israel with Sanctions After Elections

Report: EU countries behind sanctions against Israel scheduled against right-wing gov't, will push for full withdrawal from Judea-Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 10/02/2015 13:38
Court Demands Demolition of Settlement - in Negev

Court Demands Demolition of Settlement - in Negev

It's not just Judea and Samaria; a Be'ersheva court declared illegal the Negev "settlement” of Sheizaf, after a lawsuit by a nature group.Moshe Cohen, 02/11/2014 17:14
Ya'alon: Eli, Har Bracha Essential to Security

Ya'alon: Eli, Har Bracha Essential to Security

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon on Sunday visited towns in Judea and Samaria, praising residents and expounding on their importance.Yaakov Levi, 12/10/2014 22:38
US Official: Israel Torpedoed Talks on Purpose

US Official: Israel Torpedoed Talks on Purpose

Martin Indyk lashes out at Israel again over failed peace talks, says 'settlements undermine Israel's Jewish future.'Tova Dvorin, 09/05/2014 09:18
Ya'alon Calls for Order After Yitzhar

Ya'alon Calls for Order After Yitzhar

Ya'alon emphasizes the need to stop 'violent elements' in Yitzhar, stresses that minority does not represent majority in Judea-Samaria.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 08/04/2014 12:55
Att'y: No Legal Precedent for Yitzhar Demolitions

Att'y: No Legal Precedent for Yitzhar Demolitions

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir says demolitions illegal, 'not a smart move' to calm tensions in Samaria.Tova Dvorin, 08/04/2014 11:50
PA Calls for Boycott of 'Settlement Products'

PA Calls for Boycott of 'Settlement Products'

'Prime Minister' of Palestinian Authority thinks such a boycott will create new jobs for Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevy, 30/03/2014 16:00
Livni: Kerry is Defending Israel From Boycotts

Livni: Kerry is Defending Israel From Boycotts

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni defends Kerry's boycott threats against Israel, claims 'settlements' build 'wall of hate' against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 03/02/2014 17:55
Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Deputy Minister: rumors of Netanyahu's statements about Jews in a Palestinian State demand a harsh response.Tova Dvorin, 27/01/2014 23:29
UK Government Discourages Trade with 'Settlements'

UK Government Discourages Trade with 'Settlements'

Government website for Trade and Investments calls Judea, Samaria 'illegal', warns against 'reputational risk' to UK citizens.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2013 19:20
Jewish Home MK: Partnership with Yesh Atid Mistake

Jewish Home MK: Partnership with Yesh Atid Mistake

In a meeting Wednesday with Jewish Home MKs in Samaria, MK Shuli Muallem declares that partnership is problematic, even 'a mistake.'Tova Dvorin, 28/11/2013 09:11
Fatah: 'Settlements' a 'Crime Against Humanity'

Fatah: 'Settlements' a 'Crime Against Humanity'

Abbas’s Fatah faction warns Israel against any further "settlement construction" on "occupied Palestinian territory."Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 18/11/2013 05:44
NYC: Judea-Samaria Conference Amid Leftist Protest

NYC: Judea-Samaria Conference Amid Leftist Protest

Left-wing extremists call for protest to oppose presence of Jews from Judea and Samaria at New York Israel advocacy conference.Ari Soffer, 17/11/2013 17:10
Saar: Freeing Terrorists in Israel's Interest

Saar: Freeing Terrorists in Israel's Interest

Minister Gidon Saar says terrorist release will ultimately be best for Israel. Other MKs, Ministers strongly disagreeMaayana Miskin, 28/07/2013 16:20