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Israeli Foreign Minister Replies to Condemnation of Jewish Growth

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman urged the European Union on Saturday to focus on its own problems and stay out of the local dispute between Arabs and Jews over the future of Judea, Samaria, and the rest of Israel.

Pro-Jewish Activists Drive in Solidarity with Southern Hebron

Tens of vehicles from across Israel set out in single file to show support and solidarity to the residents of the South Hebron Hills on Friday.

Mofaz Urging AG to Stop Netanyahu from Adopting Justice Levy’s Recommendations on Outposts

Last Sunday, Netanyahu told Likud ministers he plans on adopting part of the report without relating to broad legal interpretations, to avoid international criticism. Still, the proposal will add legal flexibility and remove bureaucratic obstacles, making Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria considerably easier.

Barak Surrenders: Jewish Owners Will Move Back into their Hebron Home

Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, has ordered authorities to allow the Jewish owners of a building in Hebron to move into it.

Jews and Arabs Exchange Fisticuffs in Eastern Jerusalem

A group of over 20 Jews consisting of men, women, children, and elderly returning to the Maale HaZeitim neighborhood on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem on the Sabbath were attacked by a group of Arabs hurling rocks and cinder blocks.

Civil Administration Refusing to Allow Jews Back into their Legally Purchased Hebron Home

As of Thursday morning, it appears that Jewish families will not return to their home any time soon.

Mordechai Ben David, Boogie Yaalon, Shlomo Katz, 60,000 More at Hebron on Sukkot

Mordechai Ben David, Chaim Yisrael, Udi Davidi and Shlomo Katz performed to a packed audience on Wednesday in the Jewish biblical city of Hebron, burial ground of the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah, and Jewish ancestors and notables Jesse, Ruth, and Avner.

Abbas Endorses Dershowitz’s Settlement Freeze Offer – Someone Should Tell the Settlers

Abbas and his senior negotiator, Saeb Erekat, reacted with keen interest to a proposal that Dershowitz first made in January.

Edelstein: Don’t Blame Reporters for Israel’s Negative Image

"Some reporters are anti-Israel, others are pro-Israel and most are objective," Edelstein said.

DM Barak: Unilateral Withdrawal Will Lead to Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

In excerpts of an interview published by Yisrael HaYom newspaper, Defense Minister Ehud Barak proposed a unilateral withdrawal from most of Judea and Samaria, requiring tens of thousands of Jews to leave their homes or remain under the sovereignty of the Palestinian Authority.

IDF Ready for Escalation in Judea in Samaria, says Central Command Head

Despite relative stability, the IDF is bracing for possible escalation of violence in Judea and Samaria, Commander of the IDF Central Command, Major General Nitzan Alon, said at a recent Rosh Hashannah ceremony attended by community leaders and mayors from Judea and Samaria.

Google Hearts Israeli Settlements

Residents of the town of Ginot Shomron (in the Shomron) are excited today as the Google Earth Camera Car has been driving around their...

Infiltration Attempt into Maaleh Shomron

On Tuesday evening, security forces discovered that the security fence of Maaleh Shomron was cut open on the west side, which faces the (hostile)...

Exaggerated Reports of Terrorist Incursion into Ginot Shomron

Various news sources are reporting that a terrorist with a knife was captured while trying to squeeze under the fence into the town of Ginot...

Aussies, Danes, Swedes Turks, and Bedouins Learn New Media & Public Diplomacy at Ariel...

The delegates arrived from all over the world including Denmark, Sweden, Turkey and Australia, to take part in the New Media & Public Diplomacy Seminar at Ariel University in Samaria. Their formal goal is to "gain a better understanding of how public diplomacy shapes the Middle East conflict," but they are also counting on having a lot of fun.

Early Morning Raid on Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar

General Security Services forces raided the yeshiva Od Yosef Chai in the Samaria-region community of Yitzhar in the early hours of Wednesday morning, detaining one student for failing to appear in court.

Government Approves Ariel University Upgrading, Despite Fierce Objection from the Left and from Barak

According to the Prime Minister, “Ariel is an inseparable part of the State of Israel and it will remain an inseparable part of the country in any possible future arrangement, just like all other population blocs.

Hero’s Funeral to Settler Who Defended Soldiers from Infiltrators

Lior Farchi, the 43 year-old chief of security in the Samaria region Jewish community of Shaarei Tikva who was run over by a 25 year old Arab from Kafr Qasem, will be laid to rest at 2pm on Monday in a military ceremony at the Segula Cemetery in Petach Tikva. He is survived by a pregnant wife and three young children.

Israeli Police Illegal Arrest and Interrogation Fail to Pin Firebombing on 13- and 12-Year-Old...

Those of us who live in democratic societies have grown to see the limits placed on our naturally exuberant police forces as essential components of our civil freedoms. We know a person may not be interrogated without his or her attorney being present. We know a person must be arraigned and charged with a crime, or be set free. We know a minor may not be interrogated without his or her parent present. Not in the wild-west territory of Judea and Samaria, where police is more likely to be brutal than not, especially to Jewish "settlers" (Hebrew for Pariah) and definitely not regarding Jewish boys of bar mitzvah age and younger.

Cabinet Appoints Scourge of Settlers as Deputy Attorney General

Israel's cabinet approved today the appointment of Shai Nitzan to the position of Deputy Attorney General for Special Assignments. Nationalist activists and politicians say that as Deputy State Prosecutor for eight years Nitzan had a left-wing, anti-settlement, anti-nationalist agenda.

Arabs Attacking Settlement. 6 Jews Injured.

Arabs began by attacking Jewish hikers on Shabbat, but then the Mosque then called out the rest of the Arab villagers. 6 Jews have been injured so far in the Arab riots, and the IDF is doing its best to keep the Arabs from reaching the community of Aish Kadosh.

MK Ben Ari: Fire Officer who Ordered Police to Kill Migron Youths (Video)

Police Special Patrol Force officer ordered his subordinates to kill a group of youths who had climbed a rooftop in Ramat Migron.

Right Furious over Barak’s Decision Not to Decide on Ariel University

Last night, Defense Minsiter Ehud Barak decided that Nitzan Allon, head of the IDF Central Command, will not sign his approval for Ariel University to be recognized as a fully accredited university. This decision brought about a very angry reaction from right wing government factions.

Gush Katif Refugees to Netanyahu: At Least Don’t Destroy the Migron Synagogue

A committee of expelled Gush Katif residents approached Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday requesting that he prevent the destruction of the synagogue and mikvah of the Migron settlement, which was evacuated.

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