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Posts Tagged: Judea and Samaria

August 22, 2017 12:30 pm
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Netanyahu to Attend Event Marking 50 Years of Settlement Movement

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attend a special ceremony Aug. 28 to mark 50 years since the Six-Day War and Jewish settlement in the...

August 3, 2017 1:46 pm
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Netanyahu Vows to Link Beitar Illit With Jerusalem, Touts Pro-Settlement Policy

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday to link the haredi-majority city of Beitar Illit in the West Bank directly to Jerusalem through a...

July 27, 2017 9:56 am
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Netanyahu Supports Massive Expansion of Jerusalem Municipality

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicated on Wednesday that he would support an initiative to integrate four Jewish communities in the West Bank, as...

June 21, 2017 10:16 am
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Israel Breaks Ground on First New West Bank Settlement in 25 Years

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that construction of the first new Jewish settlement in the West Bank in 25 years has...

June 19, 2017 2:57 pm
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Fact-Checking Claims About Israeli ‘Settlers’

A theme I keep coming across in mainstream media articles about Israeli-Palestinian relations is starting to bother me. Here's a typical example: Today there are more than 400,000...

June 14, 2017 11:17 am
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Defense Minister: West Bank Construction at Highest Level in More Than 20 Years

JNS.org - The number of buildings being constructed in the West Bank is at its highest in more than 20 years, and any additional construction would put...

June 7, 2017 4:05 pm
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On 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War, Netanyahu Pledges to ‘Preserve, Strengthen’ Settlements

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to “preserve” and “strengthen” Israel’s settlement enterprise during a Wednesday ceremony at the Israeli Knesset to mark the Gregorian calendar’s 50th anniversary...

May 9, 2017 12:18 pm
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The Logic Behind Israel’s Presence in Judea and Samaria

Fifty years ago, Israel faced a looming attack from Egypt, Jordan and Syria. But on the morning of June 5, 1967, Israel’s air force launched a pre-emptive...

April 21, 2017 9:50 am
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Gaza: Let Their People Go!

“If the borders opened for one hour, 100,000 young people would leave Gaza." -- Rashid al-Najja, vice dean, Gaza’s Al-Azhar University. “...I’d go to Somalia, Sudan --...

April 4, 2017 12:45 pm
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The Rebbe of the West Bank

Last week, my wife and I met at the White House with our friend Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s chief Middle East negotiator. Jason’s a busy...

March 30, 2017 1:47 pm
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Ahead of Passover Holiday, IDF Conducts Massive Anti-Terrorism Drill in West Bank

JNS.org -  As Passover approaches, Israeli military week completed this week its largest training exercise in the past five years in Judea and Samaria (West Bank). The military exercise...

March 30, 2017 1:44 pm
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Netanyahu Announces He Will Keep Promise to Build New Community in Judea, Samaria

JNS.org -  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday that he plans to keep his commitment to build the first new Judea and Samaria (West Bank) settlement in 25...

March 17, 2017 11:53 am
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Former Israeli Defense Minister Says Final Status Deal With Palestinians Unlikely

JNS.org - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday that he believes a final-status agreement between the Jewish state and the Palestinians is unlikely in...

March 15, 2017 10:55 am
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Knesset Delays Vote on Ma’ale Adumim Annexation Amid Trump Adviser Visit

JNS.org - A Knesset committee delayed voting on a controversial bill to annex the Jewish settlement of Ma’ale Adumim in Judea and Samaria (West Bank), amid...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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