"There is no benefit in maintaining a de facto construction freeze while Abbas is delegitimizing Israel."
According to Saturday's Times, Israeli officials authorized construction of 3,000 housing units in "parts of East Jerusalem and the West Bank.". Palestinians want E1 for themselves to cut off Jerusalem from the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea.
Israeli law already applies in Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.
Pass it on.
Arabs from Isawiya in east Jerusalem rioted near the Har Hatsofim Hospital, on Mt. Scopus. The rioters threw stones at security forces, blocked the...
Since this morning, throughout Judea and Samaria, there have been demonstrations and violent marches of thousands of Arabs, to mark the so called "Palestinian Independence Day."
Arabs and foreign anarchists have had a busy day on Wednesday, blocking main roads and running protests. In Gush Etzion, army and police are expecting a...
If the UN accepts Palestine as a nonmember state, effectively recognizing its bid to become a state, Israel may cancel all or part of the Oslo accords according to reports, and may even go as far as working to oust Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas from his position.
Two months ago the Likud announced two major victories, yet since then, neither has made it over the finish line.
Toward early mid-afternoon the tents start popping up on the lawn in the park across from the Cave of Machpela.
In an interview published on November 7 by Israel’s Globes online business magazine, Ha’aretz editorial board member Gideon Levy spoke frankly and openly about his “hatred” of Jews making their lives in Judea and Samaria.
For all intents and purposes, the president of the PA was giving up on the Palestinian right of return to pre-1967 Israel.
Der Spiegel reported that Israel’s government records an estimated €230 million ($298 million) in produce, toys, textiles and cosmetics exported to the EU yearly from Judea and Samaria – approximately 2% of all its exports to Europe, despite a European Court of Justice ruling in 2010 excluding Jewish products from Judea and Samaria from the EU’s international customs cooperation agreements.
Arabs steal olives from Jewish-owned grove, then destroy trees. Victim asks why the media makes Jews the villain.
The IDF escorted Arab olive harvesters from Awarta into the town of Itamar, Residents of the town of Awarta were responsible for the Fogel massacre in March 2011, and had previously used the olive harvest to survey the town ahead of the terror attack.
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.
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.
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.
Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, has ordered authorities to allow the Jewish owners of a building in Hebron to move into it.
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.
As of Thursday morning, it appears that Jewish families will not return to their home any time soon.
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 and his senior negotiator, Saeb Erekat, reacted with keen interest to a proposal that Dershowitz first made in January.
"Some reporters are anti-Israel, others are pro-Israel and most are objective," Edelstein said.
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.