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Bennett: I told the Americans we would not stop building

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 18:32
Emergency meeting outside Prime Minister's Office

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.Hezki Baruch, 12/08/2021 16:14
Yesha Council: Gantz approves construction, Bennett delays it

Yesha Council: Gantz approves construction, Bennett delays it

Disappointment in Judea and Samaria over plans to approve construction for Palestinian Arabs in Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 03:12
Yesha Council CEO has a reminder for Bennett

Yesha Council CEO has a reminder for Bennett

Yesha Council CEO Yigal Dilmoni attends Jerusalem Conference, calls on PM to protect Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 03:05
'Tell Ben & Jerry's their business will suffer'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 18:50
Over 22,570 rockets fired at Israel since Gaza Disengagement

Over 22,570 rockets fired at Israel since Gaza Disengagement

Gaza terrorists have fired rockets at Israel every year since 2005, Shabak data shows.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 20/05/2021 15:00
Senior Settlement Leader: 'Netanyahu is no right-winger'

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

Founder of the Yesha settlement council blasts Prime Minister Netanyahu, endorses Bennett as PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 13:07
Yesha Council head, PA candidate issue joint call to vaccinate PA residents

Yesha Council head, PA candidate issue joint call to vaccinate PA residents

Yesha Council Chairman David Elhayani meets candidate for PA chairman Mohammed Arif Masad. They call for Israel to vaccinate PA residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 21:16
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
Amid pressure, Yesha Council chief drops out of Haaretz conference

Amid pressure, Yesha Council chief drops out of Haaretz conference

Yesha Council chief David Elhayani cancels appearance at annual Haaretz conference, citing involvement of far-left groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 14:52
From the Hague to the Yesha Council

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.Simcha Rothman, 12/02/2021 13:42
Former Yesha chairman lashes out at Prime Minister

Former Yesha chairman lashes out at Prime Minister

Once the chairman of the Yesha council, Danny Dayan rejoins national politics alongside Gideon Saar's New Hope party.Shlomo Witty, 17/01/2021 16:01
Yesha Council head: More people joining Sa'ar

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2020 11:55
Regulating Bedouin settlements, yes - Jewish settlements, no

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 17:37
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
Gideon Sa'ar meets with Yesha Council

Gideon Sa'ar meets with Yesha Council

Yesha Council members meet Likud MK elected to chair a subcommittee on Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 27/10/2020 06:36
Yesha Council Chairman attacks Trump and Netanyahu

Yesha Council Chairman attacks Trump and Netanyahu

Yesha Council head says US President Trump 'may have been misled, deceived; I have no idea.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2020 12:12
'Netanyahu has abandoned the Likud's positions; he must go'

'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.Shimon Cohen, 09/09/2020 17:42
Yesha Council head David Elhayani: 'Let us preserve Area C'

Yesha Council head David Elhayani: '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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 16:43
Yesha Council to Defense Minister: Stop the shooting in Judea and Samaria

Yesha Council to Defense Minister: 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.Ben Ariel, 14/07/2020 05:38
'As a true friend of Israel, support sovereignty'

'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.Ido Ben Porat, 25/06/2020 00:56
YESHA council presents alternate sovereignty map for Deal of the Century

YESHA council presents alternate sovereignty map for Deal of the Century

New map provides for settlements, prevents creation of Palestinian state. 'Sovereignty must be done right.'Hezki Baruch, 17/06/2020 13:20
'Netanyahu, keep the principles of the right'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 14:18
Gantz to Yesha leaders: Take what you can get

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 19:04
Say "Yes" to a half-sized Sovereignty

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.Dr. Chaim C.. Cohen, 09/06/2020 11:04
Founding Chief Rabbi of Efrat: We should thank Trump

Founding Chief Rabbi of Efrat: 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.Shimon Cohen, 07/06/2020 23:57
Settlement leadership split over criticism of Netanyahu, 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.'Gary Willig, 04/06/2020 20:25
Yesha chief David Elhayani doubles down on criticism of Trump plan

Yesha chief David Elhayani 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.'David Rosenberg, 04/06/2020 15:48
Yesha Council Chairman: 'No sovereignty without broad national consensus'

Yesha Council Chairman: 'No sovereignty without broad national consensus'

Yesha Council Chair says Americans set 'broad national consensus' as condition for their consent to Israeli sovereignty.Mordechai Sones, 04/06/2020 09:04
US: Yesha Council 'ungrateful'

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2020 21:12
'Charged meeting' between Netanyahu and settlement leaders ends

'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.'Hezki Baruch, 02/06/2020 14:48
Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with Judea and Samaria leaders over sovereignty plan

Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with Judea and Samaria leaders over sovereignty plan

Judea and Samaria leaders lobby Israeli lawmakers to oppose sovereignty plan, if it includes support for Palestinian statehood.Hezki Baruch, 02/06/2020 10:07
Realizing the gains of the Six Day War

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.Tamar Edelstein & Faige Lobel, 20/05/2020 09:25
A virtual tour in heritage sites for American students

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 13:12
Yesha Council suggests Yamina be included in government

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.'Mordechai Sones, 21/04/2020 21:35
'Netanyahu pledged to promote sovereignty in coming months'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2020 18:38
'Death sentence to dream of sovereignty'

'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.Mordechai Sones, 06/04/2020 18:12
Thursday: Demonstration for sovereignty in Jerusalem

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.Hezki Baruch, 11/02/2020 13:36
Settlement heads meet Netanyahu: 'We expect national leadership'

Settlement heads meet Netanyahu: 'We expect national leadership'

Judea/Samaria mayors met last night with Prime Minister. Yossi Dagan: 'We expect you to take national leadership step like Menachem Begin.'Mordechai Sones, 06/02/2020 11:52
Yesha leaders to meet PM tonight to demand sovereignty

Yesha leaders to meet PM tonight to demand sovereignty

Leaders of Judea and Samaria communities: We're tired of being the ugly ducklings of the right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 20:35
Bennett to Yesha Council: Apply sovereignty

Bennett to Yesha Council: Apply sovereignty

Defense Minister meets Yesha Council members, briefs them on efforts to promote sovereignty following publication of US peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2020 01:14
Cherna Moskowitz opposes 'Deal of the Century,' continues to support Trump

Cherna Moskowitz opposes 'Deal of the Century,' continues to support Trump

Jewish-American philanthropist Cherna Moskowitz tells Yesha Council she opposes any plan which creates PA state, still supports Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2020 21:45
Judea/Samaria mayors explain opposition to US Mideast initiative

Judea/Samaria mayors explain opposition to US Mideast initiative

Yesha Council responds to Ariel Council head resignation.Mordechai Sones, 03/02/2020 16:27
Head of Yesha Council: Shelve the US peace plan

Head of Yesha Council: Shelve the US peace plan

David Elhayani says "Deal of the Century" should be shelved if Israel can't apply sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2020 06:10
Yesha Council: Yes to sovereignty, no to Palestinian state

Yesha Council: Yes to sovereignty, no to Palestinian state

Yesha Council holds special session following unveiling of US peace deal, which includes a Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2020 05:24
Yesha Council: Promise, significant risk in Deal of the Century

Yesha Council: Promise, significant risk in Deal of the Century

Yesha Council delegation to Washington DC 'appreciates' support of President Trump, will wait for full release of peace plan.Yoni Kempinski/Washington, 28/01/2020 15:27
'Shocked that PM agreed to Palestinian state in Judea, Samaria'

'Shocked that PM agreed to Palestinian state in Judea, Samaria'

Yesha leaders, now in Washington, demand PM refuse deal entailing establishment of Palestinian state - even at the expense of sovereignty.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 28/01/2020 12:41
Netanyahu to heads of the Yesha Council: I'm keeping my promise

Netanyahu to heads of the Yesha Council: I'm keeping my promise

Heads of Yesha Council meet Prime Minister after his meeting with Trump in the White House.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 27/01/2020 23:27
 Compensation for businesses whose produce is stamped in Europe

Compensation for businesses whose produce is stamped in Europe

Minister of Economy; "I will financially assist those impacted by the EU law"Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 17:54
'Strong settlement - only with a right-wing government'

'Strong settlement - only with a right-wing government'

Yesha Council chairman at Likud conference: Most residents of Judea and Samaria support a right-wing government headed by Netanyahu.Yoni Kempinski, 18/11/2019 06:42
New Yesha Council chairman meets Netanyahu

New Yesha Council chairman meets Netanyahu

David Elhayani meets PM at his residence, expresses hope he will continue to promote settlement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2019 06:22
Meet David Elhayani: new Yesha Council chairman

Meet David Elhayani: new Yesha Council chairman

David Elhayani elected Chairman of the Yesha Council of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 15:54
Settlement Map released for the first time in a decade

Settlement Map released for the first time in a decade

Yesha Council releases updated 'Settlement Map' for the first time in a decade, showing expansion of Jewish communities in Judea and SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 14:20
The settlements' red lines

The settlements' red lines

YESHA Council meets with leaders of right-wing parties, explains its demands from the next government.Nitzan Kedar, 25/09/2019 11:45
'Low turnout in Judea and Samaria'

'Low turnout in Judea and Samaria'

Yesha Council chairman says 'last chance' to influence the election result to prevent harm to Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2019 20:56
'Arab construction is part of sovereignty'

'Arab construction is part of sovereignty'

The Efrat Council head explains why he supports additional Arab construction in Area C, alongside Jewish expansion.Shimon Cohen, 30/07/2019 19:19
Yesha Council: Netanyahu surrenders to the PA

Yesha Council: Netanyahu surrenders to the PA

Yesha Council chairman responds to reports that government ministers discussed approving building plans for Arabs in Area C.Ben Ariel, 29/07/2019 23:40