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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

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

US Retreat, Russia-Iran Ties Pose Problems for Israel in Syria and the Region

JNS.org - With one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern history possibly winding...

Exposing the Terror Ties of Students for Justice in Palestine

JNS.org - A newly released report by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank exposes the terror affiliations of...

After Teen Terror Attack, Jewish Leaders Urge Withdrawal of Bill on Palestinian Minors

JNS.org - In the wake of an attack by a teenage Palestinian terrorist that...

World

Palestinian Rally in Ramallah Attacks South African Government Over Continu...

In a rarely-seen display of anger toward one of their closest international allies, Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city...

Israel

Mother of Slain Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Demands Investigation I...

The mother of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine federal prosecutor murdered in January 2015, has formally requested that former President Cristina...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was stepping down. Speaking hours after he...

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