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Posts Tagged: Amona

March 30, 2017 1:44 pm

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...

February 10, 2017 3:49 am

Renewed Questions About Future of Settlements After Amona Evacuation

JNS.org - Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week. The controversy raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements,...

February 9, 2017 6:13 pm

International Legal Expert: Widespread Global Criticism of Settlement ‘Regulation Law’ Passed by Knesset Is Unwarranted

The widespread global criticism of the settlement “Regulation Law” passed by the Israeli parliament earlier this week is unwarranted, an international legal expert told The Algemeiner on...

January 23, 2017 2:30 pm

Israeli Cabinet Delays Vote on Annexing Ma’ale Adumim; Amona Deal Stalls

JNS.org -- The Israeli cabinet decided to delay a vote on annexing the Jerusalem suburb of Ma’ale Adumim, which lies beyond the 1967 lines, until Prime Minister...

December 23, 2016 7:01 am

Amona — A Strategic Defeat for Zionism

"To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property and all...

December 23, 2016 2:32 am

Israeli High Court Postpones Amona Outpost Eviction by 45 Days

JNS.org -- Israel’s High Court of Justice agreed Thursday to postpone the evacuation of Samaria's Amona outpost one last time, giving residents a grace period of...

December 21, 2016 7:10 am

Amona Residents Accept Compromise; ‘Rule of Law’ Prevails in Israeli Settlement Dispute

JNS.org -- Residents of the West Bank settlement of Amona agreed to a last-minute government proposal to shift the community to an adjacent plot of...

December 10, 2016 1:00 pm

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish....

November 15, 2016 10:53 am

State Department Condemns Proposed Knesset Bill to Legalize Jewish Outposts in West Bank

JNS.org - The US State Department strongly condemned an Israeli Knesset bill that seeks to retroactively legalize Jewish outposts, saying Monday that it "breaks with longstanding...

November 4, 2016 3:47 pm

Home Sweet Home: From Amona to Shiloh

Like Jarndyce v. Jarndyce in Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, the legal saga of some fifty families in the Jewish outpost of Amona “drones on.” Founded...


Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Israeli Study Says Using Emojis in Work Emails Conveys Incompetence

JNS.org – A joint study conducted by researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the...


Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews...

Despite Zionist Presence, Israel Bashing Upstages Women’s Rights at SlutWalk Chicago

Last weekend, approximately 150 progressive activists attended the annual SlutWalk Chicago....

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from...


Trump Administration Urges UN Not to Publish Blacklist of Companies Trading...

US President Donald Trump's administration is urging the United Nations not to publish what it calls a “blacklist” of international firms...


Trump Administration Urges UN Not to Publish Blacklist of Companies Trading...

US President Donald Trump's administration is urging the United Nations not to publish what it calls a “blacklist” of international firms...

Middle East

Arab Foreign Ministers Meet in Cairo Ahead of US Delegation’s Arrival

JNS.org - Palestinian, Jordanian and Egyptian officials met in Cairo Saturday to discuss the next stages in the US-led peace process prior to the arrival of a high-level White House delegation...