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Tekoa school wins prize for unity

Tekoa’s 'Achi' school wins Jerusalem Prize for Unity. Gush Etzion leader Shlomo Ne'eman: 'May spirit of unity inspire entire country.'

Tekoa school wins prize for unity

Yair was drinking tea with his wife - and then saw the terrorist and killed him

Yair's quick response saved his family & deterred 3 other terrorists who then fled.

Yair was drinking tea with his wife - and then saw the terrorist

Terrorist shot and killed after infiltrating into Gush Etzion

Security forces dispatched to Tekoa in Gush Etzion south of Jerusalem following apparent terrorist infiltration with shots reported.

Terrorist shot and killed after infiltrating into Gush Etzion

Arab antique robbers flee after getting caught red handed

PA Arabs were caught red-handed by a drone operated by 'Guardians of Eternity' org, fled after foot chase.

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Multiple arrests at Gush Etzion daycare not tied to child abuse

3 preschool teachers at daycare center in Tekoa arrested - but local officials say child abuse not suspected, despite earlier claims.

Multiple arrests at Gush Etzion daycare not tied to child abuse

Terrorist who hurled hammer at Jewish driver arrested

Arab from village in Gush Etzion threw hammer at passing vehicle, injuring driver. Terrorists who threw explosives at Migdal Oz arrested.

Terrorist who hurled hammer at Jewish driver arrestedplayer

Watch: Leftists, Arabs offer condolences to slain teen's family

Members of "Tag Meir" group and local Arabs arrive in Tekoa to pay condolence visit to Ansbacher family. "We are brothers."

Watch: Leftists, Arabs offer condolences to slain teen's familyplayer

'She loved this land so much'

Ori Ansbacher's mother speaks about the pain she is experiencing since her daughter was murdered.

'She loved this land so much'

New details revealed regarding grisly murder of Ori Ansbacher

Shin Bet releases new details regarding the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher.

New details revealed regarding grisly murder of Ori Ansbacher

Hevron Arab suspected of murdering Ori Ansbacher

Special forces arrest Arab suspected of brutal murder of Tekoa teen in Jerusalem.

Hevron Arab suspected of murdering Ori Ansbacherplayer

Teen found brutally murdered in Jerusalem forest laid to rest

19-year-old woman from Tekoa who was found brutally murdered in Jerusalem forest near zoo laid to rest.

Teen found brutally murdered in Jerusalem forest laid to restplayer

Watch: Stone-throwers caught red-handed

IDF soldiers arrest 5 Arabs who rioted and threw stones at civilians and soldiers in Tel Tekoa, south of Jerusalem.

Watch: Stone-throwers caught red-handedplayer

Watch: Terror alert during opening of school year in Tekoa

Tourism minister says 'powerful' opening to school year 'proves nothing will prevent us from realizing our right to this land.'

Watch: Terror alert during opening of school year in Tekoaplayer

Tekoa: Terrorist shouts 'Allahu Akbar' and attacks

Arab tries to attack Jew with iron bar near community of Tekoa in Gush Etzion. Attacker arrested, residents instructed to stay in homes.

Tekoa: Terrorist shouts 'Allahu Akbar' and attacks

Hundreds throng tomb of Prophet Amos

The visit was the first since the Oslo Accords were signed.

Hundreds throng tomb of Prophet Amosplayer

Watch: Jewish driver narrowly escapes lynch mob

Dozens of Arab terrorists shut down road to Jewish drivers, Israeli man narrowly escapes lynch attempt.

Watch: Jewish driver narrowly escapes lynch mobplayer

'We return terrorists' bodies while our soldiers remain captive'

100 Gush Etzion residents protest funeral procession held for terrorist who carried out ramming attack last week.

'We return terrorists' bodies while our soldiers remain captive'

Watch: Terrorist's funeral turns into incitement demonstration

Road near Tekoa blocked due to funeral of the terrorist who carried out an attack in the area yesterday. This is how it looked.

Watch: Terrorist's funeral turns into incitement demonstrationplayer

Terror attack in Gush Etzion

Ramming attack, attempted stabbing reported near Tekoa in eastern Gush Etzion area south of Jerusalem. Terrorist eliminated.

Terror attack in Gush Etzionplayer

Happiness, dancing, greet Rabbi Steinsaltz's arrival

For the first time since his stroke, Rabbi Steinsaltz visits his yeshiva in Tekoa, his students greet him with music and dancing.

Happiness, dancing, greet Rabbi Steinsaltz's arrival

Heartbroken mother plays guitar at funeral of 10 year old son

10-year-old Chen Bloch who was killed in a road accident at Tekoa was buried at a tearful funeral today

Heartbroken mother plays guitar at funeral of 10 year old sonplayer

'I'm sorry I wasn't able to protect you'

10-year old boy run over by police patrol car laid to rest in Tekoa.

'I'm sorry I wasn't able to protect you'

Name of boy killed by car in Tekoa: Chen Bloch

“Chen was loved by all his friends, gentle, and sensitive to his surroundings."

Name of boy killed by car in Tekoa: Chen Bloch

Tekoa resident found dead

24-year-old from Tekoa goes missing, later found dead in a nearby cave. Death not caused by terrorism.

Tekoa resident found dead

Shooting victim: We were saved by a miracle

Eitan Finkel, who was wounded in last night's terror shooting, recalls the harrowing moments of the attack.

Shooting victim: We were saved by a miracleplayer

'Answering terror by planting and building'

Ministers Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked attend a tree planting ceremony in Tekoa near site of attack on Michal Froman, for Tu B'shevat.

'Answering terror by planting and building'player

'It could have ended in a massacre'

Manager of Tekoa store where pregnant woman was stabbed says calamity barely avoided, terrorist could have locked women and infants inside.

'It could have ended in a massacre'

'We must support peace even as terror hits close'

Son of late Rabbi Menachem Froman says despite attack on his wife, his father would still believe in Jewish-Arab coexistence.

'My father felt we must support peace even as terror hits close'

Pregnant stab victim describes shocking attack

Michal Froman recounts being in a state of shock; 'I saw that he had a knife in his hand but I didn't want to believe it.'

Pregnant stab victim describes shocking terror attack

Victim's in-law calls to expel terrorist families

Rebbetzin Hadassah Froman, mother-in-law of Monday stabbing victim Michal, says expelling terrorist's families only way to 'stop' terror.

Attack victim's in-law calls to expel terrorist families to Gazaplayer

'I Told Myself: My Girls Will Be Left Without Me'

Ribi Lev-Ohayon recounts lynch mob attack from hospital bed, recounting how 'I felt death before my eyes - it could happen anytime.'

'I Told Myself: My Daughters Will Be Left Without Me'player

Mother, Baby Injured in Rock Attack in Gush Etzion

Shortly after the attack, police arrested a 15-year-old from Arab Takua as a suspect in the attack. More arrests to follow.

Mother and Baby Hurt in Gush Etzion Rock Attack; Suspect Nabbedplayer

Tekoa Residents Remain Outraged over Demolitions

Tekoa resident David Harel says Defense Minister's decision to demolish two houses Tuesday 'lacked logic and caused destruction.'

Tekoa Residents Remain Outraged over Demolitions

Defense Ministry Demolishes Buildings in Tekoa

Ya'alon ordered demolitions before a legal team was able to determine whether the buildings were illegal or not, local leaders fire.

Defense Ministry Demolishes Buildings in Tekoa

Terror Attack Thwarted in Gush Etzion

Nephew of Hamas kidnapper arrested during attempted stabbing attack, hours after the IDF raised the terror alert over the suspect.

Terror Attack Thwarted in Gush Etzion

Ya'alon Deal to Demolish Teens' Memorial Connunity

Ya'alon offers perks to get Gush Etzion council to dismantle community built in memory of three murdered teens.

Ya'alon Offers Deal to Demolish Teens' Memorial Community

Supreme Court Postpones Home Demolitions

Caravans dedicated in the memories of murdered Israeli teens to be given two weeks for authorization after uproar.

Supreme Court Postpones Memorial Homes' Demolitions

MK: Stop Destruction of Community Honoring Teens

Homes for five families, built to honor the memories of three murdered Israeli teens, are in danger of demolition.

Calls to Stop Destruction of Community Honoring Murdered Teens

PA Officers Swerve, Hit Israeli Family

Palestinian Authority security agents guarding the newly-appointed prime minister cross a double line, hit an Israeli family.

PA Officers Swerve, Hit Israeli Family

Man Who Fell into Well and Died: Hillel Rudich, 32

The funeral will take place Sunday at 9:00 a.m., at Tekoa.

Man Who Fell into Well and Died: Hillel Rudich, 32