efrat settlement

Court to tackle issue of allocating state land in Efrat to Palestinians

“This is the first time the issue of land allocation [in the West Bank] is being brought to trial,” the left-wing NGO Peace Now stated.

View of the Jewish settlement of Efrat and the surrounding fields, in Gush Etzion, West Bank, on Dec

Efrat to shutter schools, student transport after mutation outbreak

It is unclear as of yet what the origin of the strain is or what its implications are.

Samuels on the floor competition for taekwondo, December 13, 2020.

14-year-old girl from Efrat makes taekwondo history

Emunah Samuels has worked her way up to European taekwondo championships, with her sights set on the 2028 Olympics.

A poster, made up of the neighbors of the new apartment, welcoming its inauguration and new resident

Shalva dedicates an apartment for disabled adults, promotes integration

Kalman Samuels, Shalva's founder and president, thanked his "partners" in Gush Etzion and Efrat, adding that, "With the anchor you've provided, we will continue to build."

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi visits Bnei Brak

Israeli high school principal returns to IDF to help amid COVID-19

Many Israeli civilians, especially in the Homefront Command, are being called to return to reserve duty.


A cautious settler

Applying sovereignty will not improve the lives, security, or future of any citizen in Israel including those who live in the so-called settlements.

THE WEST BANK town of Efrat, with Bethlehem in the background.

Peace Now petitions court to halt Efrat E2 settler building project

Palestinians hold that the portions of the land are private Palestinian property and should never have been allocated as state land.

Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin in his office

Rabbi Riskin in quarantine, encourages strictures to prevent infection

Riskin recommended that there be more small prayer services in order to avoid large gatherings of any type.

Manhunt underway for terrorist who stabbed Jewish teen to death

The body of 19 year-old Dvir Sorek was found outside the gate of the settlement of Migdal Oz where he was studying

Father of murdered teen: Dvir had a light in his eyes

While many details about the victim are still under gag order, his friends describe a sensitive, caring young man who was slain bearing gifts for his teachers.

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