The petitioners' argument is based not on a claim to the land in question, but on the hypothetical suggestion that the new community which borders enclaves of private Arab land would prevent the owners from using their lands.
“Imagine that radical Islamic forces were stationed on these hills. That would be a danger not only to us, but to all our neighbors."
There are currently about 200 illegal burning sites, scattered from the southern Hebron hills to northern Samaria.
US sources also denied a report on Israel's Channel 10 Saturday night that Abbas told his American guests he had no intention to stop payments to terrorists sitting in Israeli jails, nor to released terrorists or the families of dead terrorists.
The main road in Efrat has been closed down until an engineer assesses the damage.
Revealed: Civil Administration Recommended Legalizing Hundreds of Jewish Homes But Justice Ministry Refused
In almost all the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria where the Blue Line Team has worked, perfectly legal Jewish homes were turned illegal and subject to demolition decrees overnight – to the delight of anti-Zionist groups such as Peace Now.
"All of us, members of Habayit Hayehudi, residents of Judea and Samaria, and representatives of the party in the rest of the country, have been watching with shock the cynical moves of Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman against the residents of Sde Boaz in Gush Etzion."
The government's response was submitted by attorney Harel Arnon, after Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit had refused to represent the government in this case.
The high court has to either demolish the road paved on illegally obtained land – or risk having to approve thousands of disputed Jewish-owned homes.
The judges – Esther Hayut, Uzi Fogelman and Daphne Barak-Erez – favored the Bedouin cause and ordered the Civil Administration to show up in court by September 3 to respond to the claims of contempt.
The Arab managed to place a ladder on the town's security fence.
With things being as bad as they are for President Trump, we should probably be looking forward to his speedy replacement by a tried and true friend of Israel, Vice President Mike Pence.
Some have argued that Mandelblit just established a dangerous precedent in Israel's mishmash of the branches of government, whereby the Knesset would have to await the court's approval for its legislation, as would the government depend on the court's not to execute new laws.
Unfortunately, due to one brave IDF soldier's interpretation of the rules of engagement, instead of meeting his righteous sentence, Omar al-Jalil will linger for years as a guest of the Israeli taxpayers in security prison, enhancing his killing skills and awaiting the next prisoner swap.
It turns out the IDF divides the Judea and Samaria Arabs into four categories: "Violent," "deterred," "indifferent," and "appeased," and the Army is helpless to act when they crossover without any warning.
Ironically enough, no such EU structures bearing the EU flag can be found in areas A or B, nor anywhere else in Bedouin communities throughout the Middle East.
On July 25, 15 Jewish families entered Machpela House with several government ministers expressing their support for the move and the Prime Minister ordering the Defense Minister not to evacuate them "until further notice."
Regavim demanded that the resort be demolished immediately, arguing that there is very little chance of the construction site being approved so close to the highway.
“We did our civil duty as everyone would have, but we would prefer to turn back the clock and bring back our beloved neighbors."
Ro’e’s predecessor in the post was Dani Dayan, who now serves as Israeli Consul-General in New York City.
IDF soldiers found a bullet casing during a search following the attack.
Report: Israeli Police Collaborated with PA Agents in Interrogating Arab Who Sold Hebron Building...
The PA arrested the Arab land-seller. To save himself from execution he claimed the sale was a forgery. The Jewish buyers brought video evidence that proves it wasn't. But now the seller may be executed by the PA
Ami Gvirtzman told the PM's chief of staff that 'the residents of Netiv Ha'Avot are demanding action from the Prime Minister, not talk.'
Joubran remained all alone when he objected to the suspension of MK Hanin Zuabi from the Knesset for inappropriate public conduct (she spat at Police, among other things) – four Jewish judges approved the temporary removal.
Several dozen residents of the Gush Etzion settlements block on Thursday gathered at the entrance to the town of Beitar Illit to call on...