News and updates about Yesha

Yesha council chief to Adams:

'We have a partnership to destroy Hamas'

Yesha Council and Binyamin Regional Council Head Israel Gantz presented NYC Mayor Eric Adams with a special hand-made pendant engraved with the symbol of the Binyamin Region.

'We have a partnership to destroy Hamas'

Binyamin region Governor:

'We will expand Judea and Samaria by hundreds of thousands'

Israel Ganz, Governor of the Binyamin Region and chairman of the Yesha Council, supports settlement in the Gaza Strip but stresses: First of all - we must eradicate the enemy.

'We will expand Judea and Samaria by hundreds of thousands'

The Next Chairman of the Yesha Council: Israel Ganz

Municipal leaders in Judea and Samaria appoint Binyamin Regional Council, Israel Ganz as the next chairman of the Yesha Council

The Next Chairman of the Yesha Council: Israel Ganz

How many people live in Judea and Samaria?

Growth report shows significant growth of Israeli populations in Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley.

How many people live in Judea and Samaria?

Yesha Council to PM:

Hold urgent meeting on foreign intervention

Yesha Council chair Shlomo Ne’eman says the sanctions recently imposed on Israelis constitute a severe oversight of Israeli sovereignty and severe political disregard based on blood libel.

Hold urgent meeting on foreign intervention

'Disgrace to free world's values'

Yesha Council Chairman decries US sanctions

Shlomo Ne’eman says fact that the US only sanctioned four proves that there is no phenomenon of violence, calls on Israeli government not to 'lend a hand in this ugly game.'

Yesha Council Chairman decries US sanctions

Local leaders launch campaign:

'No One Abandons the Residents of Judea and Samaria'

Judea and Samaria leaders call on the government to include security components for the authorities in Judea and Samaria, in the core portion of the 2024 budget.

'No One Abandons the Residents of Judea and Samaria'

Local leaders to government:

'You neglected over half a million Judea and Samaria residents'

Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley leaders criticized the government for their decision to drop the security budget for the region.

'You neglected over half a million Judea and Samaria residents'

Amb. Erdan to post mezuzah from Samaria at UN office

Israel's Ambassador to the UN receives stone from ancient Jewish mikvah, mezuzah designed by Samaria office.

Amb. Erdan to post mezuzah from Samaria at UN office

Yesha leaders to Smotrich: Don't abandon our security

Over a dozen mayors and council heads meet finance minister following deadly terrorist attacks.

Yesha leaders to Smotrich: Don't abandon our security

Jewish-Christian advocacy group meets with Yesha Council leader

Yesha Council leader Yigal Dilmoni met with a Christian-Jewish group in Boston to set the record straight about Israel.

Jewish-Christian advocacy group meets with Yesha Council leader

Yesha adopts Ukraine refugees:

'I’m smiling for the first time in six months'

About 100 refugees from Jewish communities in Ukraine participated in the first summer camp of its kind since the war broke out.

'I’m smiling for the first time in six months'

Yesha Council

Settlement organization chief who backed Bennett gov't resigns

Chairman of Yesha Council, David Elhayani, a backer of the 'change government' and a critic of Netanyahu, announces his resignation.

Settlement organization chief who backed Bennett gov't resigns

Where did thousands of houses go?

Community leaders are infuriated over cuts to planned housing projects.

Where did thousands of houses go?

Yesha Council:

'The government has no right to exist'

Yesha Council issues harsh statement against the government following meeting on the fight against construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.

'The government has no right to exist'

US lawmaker:

'Israel won't be able to defend itself without Judea, Samaria'

About 150 participate in Judea and Samaria Virtual Mega Event. MK Akunis: Ministers in this government push a two-state solution.

'Israel won't be able to defend itself without Judea, Samaria'

Summarizing an eyeopening visit to Judea and Samaria

Arutz Sheva speaks to Jack Gindy, one of the leaders of the Syrian Jewish Community in Brooklyn about his recent trip to Judea and Samaria.

Summarizing an eyeopening visit to Judea and Samaria

Yesha Council CEO: Shaked is the most important minister

The CEO of Yesha Council told the Helebian community in Brooklyn that Ayelet Shaked is the most important minister in the government.

Yesha Council CEO: Shaked is the most important minister

NY delegation visits Yesha to bring home 'the true story'

'People don't understand what actually goes on in Judea, Samaria,' delegate from Syrian Jewish community in New York tells Arutz Sheva.

NY delegation visits Yesha to bring home 'the true story'

'We will continue to strengthen Judea and Samaria'

Minister of Religious Affairs meets heads of Yesha Council. discusses intention to give priority to the Judea and Samaria area.

'We will continue to strengthen Judea and Samaria'

'Netanyahu had to step aside to form a right-wing government'

Yesha Council chairman David Elhayani criticizes Meretz ministers for meeting 'corrupt' Mahmoud Abbas.

'Netanyahu had to step aside to form a right-wing government'

PA livid following Bennett's meeting with heads of Yesha Council

PA chairman's spokesman rejects Bennett's remarks at a meeting with Yesha Council leaders: All settlements are illegal.

PA livid following Bennett's meeting with heads of Yesha Council

Bennett: I told the Americans we would not stop building

PM holds first meeting in office with leaders of Yesha council, says 'there will be no freeze and no annexation.'

Bennett: I told the Americans we would not stop building

Emergency meeting outside Prime Minister's Office

'Decision to build after seven months is important, but the needs of the settlement are much greater,' Samaria leader Yossi Dagan says.

Emergency meeting outside Prime Minister's Office

Yesha Council: Gantz approves construction, Bennett delays it

Disappointment in Judea and Samaria over plans to approve construction for Palestinian Arabs in Area C.

Yesha Council: Gantz approves construction, Bennett delays it

Yesha Council CEO has a reminder for Bennett

Yesha Council CEO Yigal Dilmoni attends Jerusalem Conference, calls on PM to protect Judea and Samaria.

Yesha Council CEO has a reminder for Bennett

'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

Yesha Council chairman asks owner of Kof-K kashrut certification organization to convey to Ben & Jerry's the consequences of their boycott.

'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

Over 22,570 rockets fired at Israel since Gaza Disengagement

Gaza terrorists have fired rockets at Israel every year since 2005, Shabak data shows.

Over 22,570 rockets fired at Israel since Gaza Disengagement

Senior Settlement Leader: 'Netanyahu is no right-winger'

Founder of the Yesha settlement council blasts Prime Minister Netanyahu, endorses Bennett as PM.

Senior Settlement Leader: 'Netanyahu is no right-winger'

Yesha Council head, PA candidate issue joint call

Yesha Council Chairman David Elhayani meets candidate for PA chairman Mohammed Arif Masad. They call for Israel to vaccinate PA residents.

Yesha Council head, PA candidate issue joint call

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.'

Settlement officials 'Disappointed with Netanyahu'

Amid pressure, top settlement leader drops out of Haaretz event

Yesha Council chief David Elhayani cancels appearance at annual Haaretz conference, citing involvement of far-left groups.

Amid pressure, top settlement leader drops out of Haaretz event

From the Hague to the Yesha Council

Between the sea and Jordan there is no room for two conflicting national movements. These temporary solutions have led to a dead end. Op-ed.

From the Hague to the Yesha Council

Danny Dayan: "Netanyahu is corrupting Israeli politics"

Once the chairman of the Yesha council, Danny Dayan rejoins national politics alongside Gideon Saar's New Hope party.

Danny Dayan: "Netanyahu is corrupting Israeli politics"

Yesha Council head: More people joining Sa'ar

Yesha Council Head blames Netanyahu for failure to implement Israeli sovereignty, believes more will join Sa'ar's party.

Yesha Council head: More people joining Sa'ar

Regulating Bedouin settlements, yes - Jewish settlements, no

Fury in Knesset, Young Settlement Forum after govt. advances regulation of Bedouin Negev settlements. 'Spitting in face of settlers.'

Regulating Bedouin settlements, yes - Jewish settlements, no

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.

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

Gideon Sa'ar meets with Yesha Council

Yesha Council members meet Likud MK elected to chair a subcommittee on Judea and Samaria.

Gideon Sa'ar meets with Yesha Council

Yesha Council Chairman attacks Trump and Netanyahu

Yesha Council head says US President Trump 'may have been misled, deceived; I have no idea.'

Yesha Council Chairman attacks Trump and Netanyahu

'Netanyahu has abandoned the Likud's positions; he must go'

Yesha Council Chairman David Elhayani accuses the prime minister of acting according to President Trump's interests instead of Israel's.

'Netanyahu has abandoned the Likud's positions; he must go'

Yesha Council head: 'Let us preserve Area C'

Yesha Council head sends letter to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chair ahead of discussion on PA takeover of Area C.

Yesha Council head: 'Let us preserve Area C'

'Stop the shooting in Judea and Samaria'

Yesha Council appeals to Minister of Defense in light of increase in shooting incidents in Arab localities in Judea and Samaria.

'Stop the shooting in Judea and Samaria'

Yesha Council head to Trump:

'As a true friend of Israel, support sovereignty'

David Elhayani in a message to Trump: Sovereignty without a Palestinian state or a construction freeze is the right move.

'As a true friend of Israel, support sovereignty'

YESHA council presents alternate sovereignty map

New map provides for settlements, prevents creation of Palestinian state. 'Sovereignty must be done right.'

YESHA council presents alternate sovereignty map

'Netanyahu, keep the principles of the right'

Yesha Council issues call for PM Netanyahu to apply sovereignty 'the right way,' not to let coordination with US dictate Israel's actions.

'Netanyahu, keep the principles of the right'

Gantz to Yesha leaders: Take what you can get

Alternate Prime Minister tells leaders of Yesha Council to learn from Israel's founders who accepted less than everything they wanted.

Gantz to Yesha leaders: Take what you can get

Say "Yes" to a half-sized Sovereignty

Zionism’s winning diplomatic strategy has always been vision-based pragmatism. In the unpredictable Middle East, annex while you can. Op-ed.

Say "Yes" to a half-sized Sovereignty

'We should thank Trump'

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin finds no cause for concern in Trump's plan: The Arabs refuse and will receive nothing. We should be saying thank you.

'We should thank Trump'

Settlement leadership split over criticism of Netanyahu, Trump

Several municipal leaders in Judea and Samaria call on David Elhayani to resign as Yesha Council chair after calling Trump 'not a friend.'

Settlement leadership split over criticism of Netanyahu, Trump

Top settlement leader doubles down on criticism of Trump plan

Settlement chief saves Trump plan is like a 'gun to the head while being offered cake'. 'My duty is to save us from existential threats.'

Top settlement leader doubles down on criticism of Trump plan

Yesha Council chair: US has new condition for sovereignty

Yesha Council Chair says Americans set 'broad national consensus' as condition for their consent to Israeli sovereignty.

Yesha Council chair: US has new condition for sovereignty

US: Yesha Council 'ungrateful'

American officials angered after Yesha Council chairman says peace plan shows Trump, Kushner 'are not friends of the State of Israel.'

US: Yesha Council 'ungrateful'

Month to Sovereignty :

'Charged meeting' between Netanyahu and settlement leaders ends

PM tells settlement leaders that talks with the US are continuing, urges them to back sovereignty plan. 'This is a historic opportunity.'

'Charged meeting' between Netanyahu and settlement leaders ends

Netanyahu to meet with settlement leaders over sovereignty plan

Judea and Samaria leaders lobby Israeli lawmakers to oppose sovereignty plan, if it includes support for Palestinian statehood.

Netanyahu to meet with settlement leaders over sovereignty plan

Realizing the gains of the Six Day War

Instead of seeming apologetic for winning the Six Day War, Israel must act in its own interests and suggest its own peace plan. Opinion.

Realizing the gains of the Six Day War

A virtual tour in heritage sites for American students

Live broadcast offering virtual tour of Israel's historic sites 'meant the world' to quarantined students, Manhattan teacher says.

A virtual tour in heritage sites for American students

Yesha Council suggests Yamina be included in government

Yesha Council urgently calls on PM and Bennett: 'We see great importance in your joint meeting with next government to maintain settlement.'

Yesha Council suggests Yamina be included in government

'Netanyahu pledged to promote sovereignty in coming months'

Yesha Council Chairman speaks on phone with PM Netanyahu on reports of progress in formation of unity government.

'Netanyahu pledged to promote sovereignty in coming months'

Yesha Council Chairman:

'Death sentence to dream of sovereignty'

David Elhayani criticizes contacts between Likud, Blue and White, whereby sovereignty will only be in dialogue with international community.

'Death sentence to dream of sovereignty'

Thursday: Demonstration for sovereignty in Jerusalem

The Right increases pressure on Netanyahu to apply sovereignty before the elections and will hold a demonstration in front of his residence.

Thursday: Demonstration for sovereignty in Jerusalem