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Shaked, Gantz to meet today to discus 'young settlements'

Shaked, Gantz to meet today to discus 'young settlements'

Defense, Interior Ministers to discuss connecting 'young settlements' to water, electricity grids.

If they tear down the Chomesh Yeshiva

If they tear down the Chomesh Yeshiva

It no longer matters if the Chomesh “settlement” or “community” or yeshiva was set up “legally” or “illegally.” That story is over. Op-ed.

Ra'am angers Yamina by voting for anti-settlement bill

Ra'am angers Yamina by voting for anti-settlement bill

Ra'am refuses to abide by coalition discipline, votes for Joint List bill calling Jewish communities a 'war crime.'

Likud MK submits Electricity Law for Young Settlements

MK Levin submits Electricity Law for Young Settlements

Likud faction chairman MK Yariv Levin calls on Yamina MKs to support his bill providing electricity to the 'young settlements.'

Resident of Abigail settlement: We have no water

Resident of Abigail settlement: We have no water

Nitzan Zoran, resident of Mitzpe Abigail, describes the pain of having their basic needs ignored by the government for over a decade.

Ministers postpone debate on 'Young settlements' by 4 months

Ministers postpone debate on 'Young settlements' by 4 months

Debate on bill which would normalize 'young settlements' in Judea and Samaria pushed off by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

Tenders issued for 1,000 housing units in Judea and Samaria

First publication: Tenders issued for 1,000 housing units in Judea and Samaria

For first time under Bennett government, new housing units to be approved in Judea and Samaria.

For 1st time under Bennett: 3,000 settler homes to be approved

For 1st time under Bennett: 3,000 settler homes to be approved

After months of delay, Civil Administration to approve pver 3,000 homes in Jewish communities, 1,000 homes for Arabs.

Dagan: If government freezes settlements it will fall

Dagan: If government freezes settlements it will fall

Samaria Council head responds to pressure by Biden Administration to freeze construction for Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Gantz: Israel won't evacuate settlements

DM Benny Gantz: Israel won't evacuate settlements

In an interview with Foreign Policy magazine, Gantz asserted that Israel was no longer willing to evacuate settlements 'for peace.'

Left seeks to remove settlements from national priority list

'Left can demand all they want: We won't remove settlements from priority list'

Ministers from left-wing parties seek to change list of national priority areas to exclude Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Settlement leaders set up protest tent outside PM's office

Settlement leaders set up protest tent outside PM's office

Leaders of the settlement movement protesting Bennett's alleged inactivity with regards to Jewish construction in Judea & Samaria.

For Rabbi Kook's yahrzeit: “WAZE” to the Torah of Eretz Yisrael

For Rabbi Kook's yahrzeit: Your “WAZE” to the Torah of Eretz Yisrael

Elul 3 is the yahrzeit of the Torah Luminary who is the source of the ethos of Religious Zionism. Who was he? Who was his son?

Evyatar residents: "We're not impressed."

Evyatar residents: "We're not impressed."

Those living in the new town of Evyatar say it will take more than a riot to drive them out.

Is Bennett set to shake-up global consensus on 2-state solution?

Is Bennett set to shake-up global consensus on a two-state solution?

PM: “There is global consensus around the two-state solution, but...the world gets it wrong a lot." Op-ed.

Watch: Pro-Israel YouTuber explains 'settlements' to activistsplayer

Watch: Pro-Israel YouTuber explains 'settlements' to activists

Israel activist Rudy Rochman engages Jewish and Arab students visiting Israel and explains the injustice of the 'settlement' label.

Knesset fast tracks regulation of 'Young Settlements'

Knesset fast tracks regulation of 'Young Settlements'

Right-wing factions unite to waive requirement of 45 delay for votes on bills to allow Knesset to vote to normalize status of communities.

Shaked: Regulating young settlements a priority in negotiations

Shaked: Regulating young settlements a priority in coalition negotiations

Young Settlement Forum heads meet Yamina MKs to discuss efforts to ensure regulation of their communities.

Haaretz columnist: Give settlement leaders the Israel Prize

Gideon Levy: Give YESHA Council the Israel Prize

Left-wing Haaretz columnist says prize returned by embattled ZAKA founder should go to movement which has influenced Israeli society.

Netanyahu: "There is a lot to do for the fledgling settlements"

Netanyahu: "There is a lot to do for the fledgling settlements"

The Prime Minister claims an 'absolutely genuine' commitment to the legitimization of younger settlements around the country.

Settlement officials 'Disappointed with Netanyahu'

Settlement officials 'Disappointed with Netanyahu'

Senior Yesha Council figures angry at Prime Minister's conduct: 'He's drying us up; he feels we're in his pocket.'

Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Yamina faction members tour isolated farms in Samaria and the Jordan Valley, promise to support settlement movement if elected.

Religious Zionism party unveils young settlement program

Religious Zionism party unveils young settlement program

Religious Zionism to demand regulating young communities, closing Civil Administration. Smotrich: 'Judea/Samaria residents aren't 2nd class'

Young settlements director: Government did too little, too late

Young settlements director: "Government did too little, too late"

The director of the young settlements' protest for recognition blames political agendas for leaving residents without official standing

Samaria Regional Council chief joins hunger strike

Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan has announced that he is joining the residents of fledgling settlements in their hunger strike calling for normalization.

Regavim responds to government Bedouin settlement decision

Regavim responds to government Bedouin settlement decision

Regavim movement: 'Government’s newest plan may be a breakthrough, or it may be a breakdown.'

Dozens of families arrive to settle Maalot Halhulplayer

Dozens of families arrive to settle Maalot Halhul

Prayers in the rain amid rejoicing at the "privilege of settling the Land of Israel."

73% of center, Blue & White voters support regulating settlement

Poll: 73% of center, Blue & White voters support legalizing new settlements

Ahead of Knesset vote, majority of centrists believe it immoral for State to encourage settlement without providing infrastructure.

Senior Likud minister won't commit to regularizing settlements

Senior Likud minister Gila Gamliel refuses to commit to regularizing settlements

Gila Gamliel repeatedly evades interviewer's question regarding tomorrow's Knesset vote.

New settlement evacuated - during Shabbat

New settlement evacuated by Israeli security forces - during Shabbat

Maaleh Shai, a new settlement founded in memory of Petah Tikva stabbing victim, evacuated for the third time in less than a week.

The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

Netanyahu is willing to accept the US proposal as is. His willingness to stand for Israeli interests is in a state of decline. Op-ed.

PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls for EU boycott of Israeli goods

PA calls on the EU to boycott goods from Judea and Samaria, and recognize a 'Palestinian' state.

Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Bennett appoints Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett's first appointment is Moshe Frucht, as legal adviser for settlement affairs in the Defense Ministry.

Peace Now praises EU court ruling on 'settlement' labeling

Peace Now praises EU court ruling on 'settlement' labeling

"Europe stated clearly that it's proper to separate between legitimate and sovereign Israel inside the Green Line and occupied territories."

EU court mandates labeling of Israeli 'settlement' products

EU court mandates labeling of Israeli 'settlement' products

Top European court says products from 'Israeli settlements' must be labeled as such to enable consumers to make ethically-informed choices.

'Regulation Law 2' approved in preliminary reading

'Regulation Law 2' approved in preliminary reading

Knesset approves in preliminary reading bill anchoring in law special status of young settlements that have not been officially normalized.

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Irish Senate advances bill that bans 'settlement goods'

Ireland’s Senate advances bill outlawing sale of goods from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Violators may be jailed, fined.

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty UK cancels Jewish community event over 'settlements'

Amnesty cancels joint event at last minute, deeming it inappropriate 'to host an event by those actively supporting settlements.'

Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Erekat: Publish blacklist of 'settlement collaborators'

Secretary-general of the PLO's Executive Committee urges international community to continue supporting UNRWA and the "refugees".

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democrats reject anti-settlement resolution

Massachusetts Democratic Party rejects attempt to amend platform to single out 'settlements' as the obstacle to Middle East peace.