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At the beginning of the month, the Yesha Council, together with Nadia Mater and Yehudit Katzover from the “Movement for Sovereignty,” conducted a special strategic tour to get to know the area and the challengesRead more
Last week, the Knesset's Economics Committee held a meeting regarding the monitoring of road accidents in Judea and Samaria. The committee was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Defense, Minister of Transportation, Meirav Michaeli, the police, the Yesha Council, the director general of the Ministry of Internal Security, and professionals from other relevant government ministries.Read more
In recent weeks, a project to distribute walkie-talkies to security officers, emergency stand-by teams and security personnel in Judea and Samaria was launched.Read more
Yesha Council Director General, Yigal Dilmoni, and Samaria Regional Council Chairman, Yossi Dagan, went on a special visit to HungaryRead more
About a year ago, Ben & Jerry's announced the termination of the agreement between the company and Israeli franchisee Avi Singer, because he refused to stop selling the ice cream in Judea and Samaria.Read more
Ever since 1967, Israeli governments have passed legislation entitled “the Judea and Samaria Regulations,” which is intended to facilitate proper civil law and order in Judea, Samaria, and the Jordan Valley, as they have not yet been formally incorporated into formal, de jure, Israeli territoryRead more
Initial success in halting the Illegal Palestinian quarries
Following a request from the Yesha Council, the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee convened last week for an emergency discussion on the Civil Administration's plan for the purpose of developing huge quarries throughout Judea and Samaria. At the meeting’s conclusion, the committee decided to request of the Ministry of Defense to stop the planning procedures.Read more
MK Amichai Shikli with the Mayor of Imanuel R' Eli
Last week, we hosted MK Amichai Shikli on a tour of Shomron, Binyamin, and the Jordan Valley. We showed him the momentum in housing construction, general development in the area, as well as the challenges and difficulties that we are contending with such as the illegal Palestinian encroachment of Area C.Read more
Judea and Samaria Virtual MEGA Event 2022
Hundreds of activists and public figures from the United States participated in the first plenary of the virtual conference produced by the Yesha Council, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), and the "My Israel" organization.Read more
Credit photo: From the IDF's year summary data report for 2021
After a few years of relative calm, the Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria have encountered a significant upswing in terrorist incidents in the past year.

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Everything you wanted to know about the Ben & Jerry’s Boycott
We need all the pressure that the friends of Judea and Samaria can put on additional retail chains and businesses to notify the Ben & Jerry’s operation in no uncertain terms that they will curtail all business relations with them until their anti-Semitic decision is rescinded.Read more
Credit: Tal Rogowski
Two coins dating back some 2,000 years were found in the Binyamin region of the West Bank during an archaeological survey conducted by Bar-Ilan University, the university and the Binyamin Regional Council announced Tuesday.Read more

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