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Posts Tagged: Judea and Samaria

February 22, 2018 9:12 am
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New Community Goes Up in Samaria for Former Amona Residents

JNS.org - The residents of Amona are receiving 36 promised temporary houses to be erected in their new community of Amichai. Evicted by the Supreme Court order...

February 8, 2018 12:31 pm
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IDF Busts Palestinian Weapons Ring Amidst Increased Violence in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Forces busted a weapons-smuggling operation in the southern Hebron Hills early Thursday morning, arresting six suspects. The army reported that the weapons were found...

February 8, 2018 9:14 am
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Blocks Vote to Apply Sovereignty Throughout West Bank

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday blocked a vote in the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on a bill which would gradually apply Israeli sovereignty to...

February 6, 2018 1:28 pm
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Residents of Judea Neighborhood Bemoan Continued Israeli Government Preparations to Destroy Homes

JNS.org - Residents of the Netiv Ha’avot neighborhood in northern Judea expressed dismay over the continuation of plans to destroy 16 homes that were found to...

January 19, 2018 10:12 am
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Hamas Establishing Terror Infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Says

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas is investing considerable resources into establishing terrorist infrastructure in Lebanon, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday. Hamas, stated...

January 18, 2018 10:54 am
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When Geopolitical Conditions and Moral Values Converge

The geopolitical developments in the Middle East over the past 15 years have created new political and security dynamics engendered by the violent turmoil and profound...

December 24, 2017 9:53 am
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Israel Foiled 400 Terrorist Attacks in 2017, Shin Bet Chief Says

JNS.org - Nadav Argaman, director of Israel’s Shin Bet, said the security agency has foiled some 400 attempted terrorist attacks this year. “The calm we are experiencing...

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...

Culture

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

European Union Lawmakers Call for EU to List Entire Hezbollah as Terror Gro...

JNS.org - European Union lawmakers on Thursday urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to classify all of Hezbollah as a...

Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist fo...

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of...

Middle East

Amid Energy Crisis, Gaza Might Dump Raw Sewage Into the Mediterranean Sea

JNS.org - Officials in the Gaza Strip announced on Wednesday that if Hamas doesn’t loosen its grip on fuel provisions to the coastal enclave's towns, they will be forced to begin...

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