Tag: Samaria

A picture shows the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim near Jerusalem on March 2, 2009. Israel's housing ministry has plans for West Bank construction that would nearly double the number of settlers in the occupied territory, the anti-settlement group Peace Now said. AFP PHOTO/ AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit …

Netanyahu: Israel Is the ‘Inheritance of Our Ancestors’

BARKAN, West Bank — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Monday that his government will never evacuate another settlement, issuing the promise days after he met with a US delegation to discuss restarting the peace process with the Palestinians.

Thai laborers work in the construction of new house units in the Maaleh Hazeitim settlement, in the Ras al-Amud area of mostly arab east Jerusalem, on December 29, 2009. Israel has invited tenders for the building of hundreds of more homes in Jewish settlements in annexed Arab east Jerusalem, the …

Israel Greenlights 3000 More West Bank Jewish Homes

With the evacuation of the Amona outpost looming, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday approved the construction of around 3,000 new homes in the West Bank, some of them outside settlement blocs Israel hopes to keep in a future peace deal with the Palestinians.

israel-boy-flag-AP

Boycotted Israeli Goods Distributed in Florida to Defy BDS

Israeli goods from Judea and Samaria — also known as the West Bank — will be featured and handed out as gifts during the 2016 Kosher Food and Wine Festival in Miami on Wednesday evening, in an act of defiance against the “boycott, divestment and sanctions” (BDS) movement.

Map of 'Palestine' (Google Maps)

Google Removes Non-State of ‘Palestine’ From Maps

Google is facing criticism from leftists after the search engine removed the fictitious country of “Palestine” from its maps on July 25 and outlined the areas historically recognized as Gaza, Judea and Samaria with dashes instead.

western wall

Survey: Majority of Israeli Jews Favor Keeping Judea and Samaria

“Sometime after the Six Day War the settlement enterprise began to develop. In your opinion, from a perspective of 50 years later, has the settlement enterprise contributed to or damaged Israel’s national interest?” was one of the opening questions in a June survey comparing the attitudes of Israeli Jews and Arabs on the liberated territories.

Dima al-Wawi

Youngest Girl Terrorist Held In Israel Released After Just 2.5 Months

Arutz Sheva reports: Israel on Sunday released a 12-year-old Arab terrorist, the youngest female terrorist jailed in Israel, after a paltry two-and-a-half months in prison despite her attempt to murder Jews. The terrorist girl, Dima al-Wawi, was jailed on February 9 when she tried

One of the lathes found in Abu Dis

Israeli Forces Uncover Arms Production Shops In Abu Dis

Ynetnews reports:  IDF and Judea and Samaria Police forces uncovered two lathes (pictured) used for the production of weapons and pipe bombs in the village of Abu Dis in East Jerusalem overnight Wednesday.  In one of the shops, Israeli forces

AP Photo

Three Wounded in Terrorist Shooting Attack Next to Beit El

Ynetnews reports: Three Israelis were wounded in a terrorist shooting attack on Sunday morning at a checkpoint south of the settlement of Beit El in the Samaria region of the West Bank. The terrorist, who arrived at the checkpoint by