News and updates about Ofra

House destroyed after phone charger causes fire

House destroyed after phone charger causes fire

Fire in town of Ofra breaks out after phone charged while being placed on a mattress. Firefighters put out blaze without casualties.

'Decisive days for the Land of Israel'

'Decisive days for the Land of Israel'

Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis visits Ofra, warns against leftist government supported by the Arab parties.

Ambassador Friedman consoles family of terror victimplayer

Ambassador Friedman consoles family of terror victim

US ambassador to Israel, who rose today from mourning of his mother, arrives to Ofra to pay condolences at Dvir Sorek family home.

'I hope he didn't see the face of evil'player

'I hope he didn't see the face of evil'

Yoav Sorek, father of the slain teen, criticizes the release of terrorists in 'deals.' In his view, catching the terrorist is unimportant.

Watch: Dvir Sorek is laid to restplayer

Watch: Dvir Sorek is laid to rest

Thousands gather at the Ofra cemetery. Dvir is survived by his parents and six siblings. 'We had a gift for 19 years.'

Ofra residents killed in crash identified

Ofra residents killed in crash identified

Yosef Amichai and Uri Mendel named as victims killed in collision between private car and truck in Samaria.

Compensation for evacuees of Amona, Ofra and Netiv Ha'avot

Compensation for evacuees of Amona, Ofra and Netiv Ha'avot

Evacuees of Amona, Ofra and Netiv Ha'avot to receive compensation payments totaling 64 million shekels.

Shooting near Israeli town north of Jerusalemplayer

Shooting near Israeli town north of Jerusalem

Reports of gunfire outside of Ofra - near scene of last week's drive-by shooting attack.

Shaked: Netanyahu must make decisions about Ofraplayer

Shaked: Netanyahu must make decisions about Ofra

Minister Shaked holds demonstration outside PM Office: 'No civilized country would allow transfer of inflated salaries to terrorists.'

'Response should be to strengthen villages in Judea and Samaria'

'Response should be to strengthen villages in Judea and Samaria'

Tourism Minister says response to Givat Assaf terror attack should be legislation normalizing unrecognized villages in Judea and Samaria.

Ofra drive-by shooting victims: Praying for a precious family

Ofra drive-by shooting victims: Praying for a precious family

The spiritual and the political ramifications of the horrific terrorist attack that took place this week outside the community of Ofra.

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'The task: To double settlement'

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'The task: To double settlement'

Minister Katz tours Binyamin, inaugurates Adam interchange and traffic lights at Givat Asaf junction near Beit El to ease Route 60 traffic.

Bennett: Time to regulate Ofra

Bennett: Time to regulate Ofra

Education Minister says government refusal to demolish terrorist's homes, normalize lives of residents of Judea and Samaria encourage terror

Greenblatt to UN: This is what you defended, this is your legacy

Greenblatt to UN: This is what you defended, this is your legacy

White House envoy castigates United Nations for refusing to condemn Hamas, points to terror group's support for Ofra shooting attack.

Shaked: There must be a price to pay for terrorism

Shaked: There must be a price to pay for terrorism

Justice Minister calls on Netanyahu to normalize status of Israeli town of Ofra, following shooting attack Sunday night.

Watch: IDF forces hunt for terrorists following shooting attackplayer

Watch: IDF forces hunt for terrorists following shooting attack

Israeli security forces conduct extensive searches for Arab terrorists who opened fire on civilians Sunday, wounding pregnant woman.

Condition of baby born following shooting attack worsensplayer

Condition of baby born following shooting attack worsens

Deterioration in condition of baby born premature after shooting attack left his mother seriously wounded. Mother's condition stabilizes.

Watch: Drive-by shooting attack north of Jerusalemplayer

Watch: Drive-by shooting attack north of Jerusalem

Security camera captures footage of Arab terrorists opening fire on group of Israelis at bus stop outside of town of Ofra.

Pregnant woman seriously wounded in terror attack in Binyaminplayer

Pregnant woman seriously wounded in terror attack in Binyamin

Seven people wounded after terrorists open fire on Israelis at bus stop next to Ofra, north of Jerusalem.

Hundreds of houses in Ofra to be legalized

Hundreds of houses in Ofra to be legalized

Defense Minister seeks to regulate homes built on private land with proper compensation for land owners.

Supreme Court freezes compensation for Amona evacuees

Supreme Court freezes compensation for Amona evacuees

Judge issues interim order against compensation to residents thrown out of homes in Amona, Ofra, and Netiv Ha'avot.

Shooting attack in Samaria

Shooting attack in Samaria

Terrorists open fire on civilian bus in Samaria carrying students. No injuries reported, security forces searching for shooters.

'Arabs attacked us and the police took our weapons away'

'Arabs attacked us and the police took our weapons away'

Police return weapons to Samaria residents five months after Arab mob pelts their car with stones.

Victims of Great Revolt brought to rest in Ofraplayer

Victims of Great Revolt brought to rest in Ofra

Remains of Jews who perished in the Great Revolt against the Romans and were discovered in Binyamin secretly buried in Ofra.

AG approves new homes in Ofra, Gush Etzion

AG approves new homes in Ofra, Gush Etzion

Attorney General Mandelblit green-lights 91 new homes in Ofra in Samaria, 56 houses in Kfar Etzion in Judea.

Bennett: We fought for the residents of Amona

Bennett: We fought for the residents of Amona

Education Minister says those hurt by expulsions can 'choose to sink into despair, or to choose life.'

'A loss for the entire country'

'A loss for the entire country'

President Rivlin makes condolence call to bereaved family of Elhai Taharlev, the 20-year-old soldier murdered in a terror attack last week.

Watch: IDF operation in terrorist's villageplayer

Watch: IDF operation in terrorist's village

IDF forces prepare for demolition of terrorist's home after attack, confiscate stolen vehicles found in village.

Outpouring of grief over Elhai's murder

Outpouring of grief over Elhai's murder

Yeshivas and rabbinic organizations express their sorrow at the loss of soldier murdered in car attack.

Soldier murdered near Ofra: Elhai Taharlev

Soldier murdered near Ofra: Elhai Taharlev

A fighter in the IDF’s Golani Brigade, Elhai Taharlev, was identified as the soldier murdered in the car attack this morning.

Car attack: Jew murdered in Binyamin regionplayer

Car attack: Jew murdered in Binyamin region

20-year-old Israeli murdered and another youth injured after a car terror attack near Ofra. Terrorist neutralized and arrested.

In spite of everything: Ofra is expanding

In spite of everything: Ofra is expanding

Following last week's destruction of 9 Ofra homes, residents pick up pieces, lay foundation for 10 new units.

Ofra protesters won't be placed under house arrest

Ofra protesters won't be placed under house arrest

Israeli court rejects police appeal to place rooftop protesters under house arrest.

'It's not easy to watch your house be demolished'player

'It's not easy to watch your house be demolished'

Ofra resident speaks of hardships as his family's home is demolished by a bulldozer. 'We always look forward.  We have to look forward.'

Police: Ofra evictions complete, demolition commencingplayer

Police: Ofra evictions complete, demolition commencing

Police announce removal of last protesters from Ofra homes. Demolition of 9 homes underway.

Watch: Government demolishes Ofra homesplayer

Watch: Government demolishes Ofra homes

Defense Ministry demolishes Ofra residents' homes, takes youth off rooftops.

'Netanyahu should've been more courageous'

'Netanyahu should've been more courageous'

Avi Ro’eh, chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council and the Yesha Council, speaks after the eviction of nine homes in Ofra.

Ofra: Arrested for providing food and sleeping bag to evictees

Ofra: Arrested for providing food and sleeping bag to evictees

Resident of Ofra arrested after using a multicopter to transfer food and sleeping bag to people barricaded on their roof.

Ofra eviction completed

Ofra eviction completed

Justice Minister: 'The land will remain empty and no one will benefit from it. This is pointless destruction.'

Watch: The Ofra eviction as it unfolds

Watch: The Ofra eviction as it unfolds

See albums from evacuation of nine houses in Ofra, Tuesday 2nd of Adar 5777