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In light of the increasing harassment of Jewish farmers in the area by Palestinians and Israeli anarchists, Yesha Council's staff, together with the One Israel Fund, is working to help these farms with means of communication, cameras and drones to increase the residents' security.Read more
team of planners from the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage and the Government Tourism Company began preparing a program for the establishment of a heritage center in Ma'ale Adumim to be named after the late Prime Minister Yitzhak ShamirRead more
Infrastructure Development – Lev Yehuda Highway
Further to the construction of the Lev Yehuda Highway (the al-Arub bypass), we are promoting early planning for the construction of a two-way two-lane highway for a new section of the road – from the exit from the al-Arub bypass to Kiryat ArbaRead more
Infrastructure Development – Huwara Bypass
Following considerable effort and extensive activity on the part of Yesha Council and the relevant authorities in various government ministries, the Civil Administration and the National Roads Company of Israel (Netivei Yisrael), a road bypassing Huwara was pavedRead more
As part of the construction of the Lev Yehuda Highway, we are advancing the laying of a large water line along the route of the road, as we have done on previous roads, to increase and improve the water supply to the area.Read more
Vaccinations for employees from the Palestinian Authority
After the first and important stage of the vaccination campaign in Israel, we at Yesha Council, together with the heads of many local authorities, appealed to the Ministry of Health and the security authorities in the area to expedite the vaccination of the many PA residents working in industry and agriculture in the Israeli communities.Read more
Population statistics for Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley for 2021
Just as we do every year, we are once again publishing the statistics on the Israeli population in the area. In early 2021, the Israeli communities numbered 476,033 residents in about 150 localitiesRead more
A Success for My Israel in the Struggle against BDS Financing
We managed to stop a huge discount for BDS organizations and those who boycott Israel.Read more
Minister for Diaspora Affairs, MK Omar Yankelevich, toured Gush Etzion and met with Yesha Council leaders; Shlomo Ne'eman, Mayor of Gush Etzion region, Israel Gantz, Mayor of Benjamin region, Yochai Dimri, Mayor of the South Hebron Hills region, Rabbi Hillel Horowitz, Head of Hebron’s Jewish Community, and Yesha Council CEO, Yigal DilmoniRead more
Special Survey on Sovereignty
A public opinion poll conducted on July 1, 2020 by the Rafi Smith Institute for the Yesha Council, a representative sample of 600 adults of Israel’s Jewish population, shows very interesting data on the application of Israeli sovereignty in Judea, Samaria and Jordan Valley regionRead more
In Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley there are about 10,000 recognized heritage sites spread throughout the areaRead more
On the occasion of Maj. Gen. Nadav Padan leaving his position at the head of the Central Command, we held a farewell event that included all the mayors of Yesha communities, including a tour of the Hasmonean palaces in Jericho, and a lunch meeting in Kfar AdumimRead more

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