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Israeli wounded in northern Samaria terror bombing

Terrorists threw an explosive device at the car carrying five residents of Homesh, one of whom had survived a prior attack in the same area.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Ich bin a “Violent Settler”

Who is affected by Biden's Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions on Persons Undermining Peace, Security, and Stability in the West Bank?

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The Fraudulent Case Against ‘Violent Settlers’

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IDF kills 3 terrorists in Jenin hospital, thwarting imminent attacks

Palestinian terrorists have long used the medical center as a base to plan and carry out terror attacks, according to the IDF.

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Over 2,600 terror attacks in Judea and Samaria since Oct. 7

Palestinian terrorists in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley have killed five civilians and wounded many others since Oct. 7.

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Why Israel is entitled in law to the "West Bank"

On Tuesday, I took part in Times Radio’s breakfast show to discuss that day’s news with my fellow columnist Hugo Rifkind and presenters Aasmah Mir and Stig Abell.

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Destroying Jewish History: Palestinian Authority building neighborhood on Joshua's Altar site

A construction vehicle was confiscated after an inspector found that the Palestinian Authority had begun paving roads on the ruins of the historic site.

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Ben-Gvir isn't being racist: West Bank security is paramount

Until a political solution emerges for this area coveted by two peoples, the safety of Israeli lives does take precedence over the unlimited freedom of access for Palestinians.

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Settling every inch of the land in the historic Land of Israel

Any division between Judea and Samaria and the rest of Israel is artificial and not reflective of history, justice, or truth.

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Samaria leader presents plan to boost Jewish population

Yossi Dagan called on PM Netanyahu to adopt his plan as a way to resolve the "national crisis of overcrowding in the center of the country."

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There is no such thing as an Israeli ‘settler’ in the West Bank

Jews meet the UN definition of indigenous people. Therefore, they are not “settlers,” and the places they live are not “settlements.” So why are there “Arab villages” but “Jewish settlements?”

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I Have a Right to Live in Judea and Samaria

Israeli ‘settlers’ should not have to justify their existence

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Palestinians Build A Mosque, Destroying An Ancient Jewish Fortress In Samaria

Over the weekend, the Palestinian Authority buried the ancient Hasmonean fortress "Tel Aroma" under thousands of tons of dirt and destroyed many antiquities.

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Knesset repeals 2005 act on West Bank settlement pullout

  The Knesset on Tuesday voted 31-18 to repeal articles of the 2005 Gaza Disengagement Law banning Israelis from entering

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Ancient ruins obliterated: PA Arabs pave road over First Temple relics, burial caves

Sebastia National Park in Samaria once again targeted by those seeking to deny ancient Jewish presence in Israel.

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In response to terror attack: Hundreds of Israelis Start New Settlement in the West Bank

In the second terrorist attack in as many days, one American-Israeli man was killed. Hamas responded by saying that this is not enough and that they will con...

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Jews return to Evyatar outpost in wake of terror attack

Israeli security forces were in the process of evacuating those staying at the site on Monday morning.

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Israel moves to reverse 2005 Disengagement, starting in “West Bank”

Yossi Dagan: "It is impossible to describe the excitement that comes as an injustice that has gone on for years is corrected.”

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Netanyahu rejects Biden admin call to ‘pause’ Judea and Samaria construction

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly made the request during his visit last week to Israel in a bid to de-escalate tensions amid rampant Palestinian terrorism.

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Palestinian Authority promotes homes on Jewish archeological site

"Joshua's Altar is a site with historical significance, one of the sole remains dating all the way back to the period when the Children of Israel first settled the Land," said Samaria Regional Council Chairman Yossi Dagan.

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Cabinet poised to give nod to formal recognition of unauthorized settlements

  The government is poised to vote on a series of measures aimed at retroactively approving dozens of unauthorized outposts

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Pilgrimage to Joseph's Tomb an increasingly perilous journey

Every visit to the Jewish holy site in Nablus since March has been attacked by terrorists.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Palestinians in Hebron celebrate the murder of a Jew

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Watch: Police stand by as Arabs shoot ball bearings at Jewish protester

Police distributed tickets to Jews protesting recent attacks as Arabs threw rocks and fired ball bearings.

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Six Day War: Israel's victory marred by indecision over what comes next

The day after the Six Day War, Israel lacked a grand strategy for the lands that had fallen under its control.

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Terror attack foiled in Samaria | Israel National News

Arab man planning to attack Jews with an axe captured in Samaria. Suicide note revealed his plans to massacre Jews.

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Joseph's Tomb repaired in covert dawn mission

  A construction team from the Samaria Regional Council snuck into the Joseph's Tomb compound early Wednesday morning to repair

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'The writing was on the wall': Here's how the terrorist came in | Israel National News

Bnei Brak terrorist came through a breach in the security fence - that Samaria leader Yossi Dagan has been warning about for years.

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Pirate Palestinian quarry chips away at ancient aqueduct

  An illegal Palestinian quarry in Gush Etzion is causing gradual damage to a major archaeological site – an ancient

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What Worked in the Golan Will Work in Judea and Samaria

A general view shows the town of Majdal Shams near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the Golan …

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Why Rename Judea and Samaria?

A view shows Palestinian houses in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin as the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit …

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‘Who Could Do Such a Thing?’: Family and Friends Mourn Death of Esther Horgen, Israeli Mother Found Murdered in Forest Near Home

Esther Horgen, the Israeli mother of six killed in a suspected terror attack near her Tal Menashe home. Photo: Courtesy …

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Murder in Samaria: 'She was a woman full of life, full of light' - Israel National News

Elazar Roth, head of Tel Menashe's first-response team, describes searches for missing mother of six who was found murdered.

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'Esther was murdered with monstrous cruelty' - Inside Israel - Israel National News

52-year-old mother of six Esther Horgan, who was murdered by an Arab terrorist while jogging, will be laid to rest this morning.

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The New York Times uneasily admits that the "West Bank" is Judea

.The New York Times has an interesting article about Israelis managing to harvest dates from the famous Judean date palm, planted with seeds that are over 2000 years old:

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Why The West Bank Is Not ‘Palestinian’ Land

The community of Beit El in Judea and Samaria. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. “Who can challenge the rights of the Jews …

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'I hope sovereignty is a matter of when, not if,' says former US envoy

Former US Special Representative for Middle East Affairs Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday called on those who opposed the suspension of