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Posts Tagged: Judea and Samaria

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...

March 13, 2017 12:35 pm
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Israel Arrests Members of Hamas Terror Cells in West Bank

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency announced on Sunday the arrest of two Palestinian men who had planned to carry out terror attacks on behalf...

February 28, 2017 1:03 pm
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IDF Soldier Lightly Wounded in West Bank Shooting Attack

JNS.org - An Israel Defense Forces soldier sustained minor injuries Tuesday when Israeli troops on routine patrol in Judea and Samaria came under fire. The incident took...

Culture

Jewish ‘Kidney Matchmaker’ Unites New York Rabbi Donor With Needy Recipient

A Jewish "kidney matchmaker" brought together a New York rabbi and...

‘Menashe’ Presents a Rare Authentic, On-Screen Depiction of Hasidic Judaism

By Jane Hanser/JNS.org JNS.org - In the film Menashe, which debuts across America on July 28, director...

Features

CAIR Loses San Diego Schools Partnership

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) tries to have it both ways -- claiming to be a civil rights organization when...

Ex-Israeli Diplomats: US State Department Whitewashes Palestinian Incitement

JNS.org - Two prominent former Israeli diplomats are charging that the US State Department...

Former Congressman: Saudi Curriculum Used in US Still Promotes Radicalization

Saudi Arabia has made progress in ridding its school textbooks and curricula of comments...

World

PA UN Envoy Refuses to Condemn Halamish Terror Attack, Saying ‘Don...

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour declined this week to condemn last Friday’s terrorist attack in Halamish --...

Israel

Report: In Talks With Trump Administration Officials, Israeli PM Netanyahu ...

During recent talks with Trump administration officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed -- within the framework of a potential future...

Middle East

Jordan Denies Entry to Israeli Ambassador Until Embassy Guard Stands Trial

Jordanian media outlets reported Thursday morning that the kingdom will not allow Israeli Ambassador Einat Schlein and her staff to return to Amman until Jordanian authorities receive guarantees that the embassy...

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