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  • Fatah unit claims responsibility for murder of Israeli couple

    October 2, 2015 | 9:06 am

    A cell affiliated with Fatah’s armed wing assumed responsibility for the murder of an Israeli couple near the West Bank settlement of Itamar.

    The Abdel Qader al-Husseini Brigades, a group affiliated with Fatah’s Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, announced on Friday that its men on...

  • 675 housing units approved for West Bank’s Itamar settlement

    June 12, 2013 | 10:38 am

    Some 675 new housing units were approved for the West Bank settlement of Itamar.

    The construction plans were approved before January’s elections in Israel, but first reported on Wednesday by the Israeli news website Ynet.

    Of the approved housing, 137 are existing apartments...

  • June 27, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 27, 2012 | 1:00 am


    Questions For One-Staters

    Writing in the Daily Beast, Ziad J. Asali has some tough questions for proponents of a one-state solution.

    How do we negotiate, implement or impose a single state in “Israel-Palestine”? Would it require a UN Security Council or General...

  • BBC official admits the network ‘got it wrong’ on Fogel murders

    June 22, 2012 | 10:50 am

    The British Broadcasting Corporation “got it wrong” in its reporting of the massacre of the Fogel family by Palestinians in the West Bank village of Itamar, the broadcaster’s outgoing director-general said at a parliamentary committee hearing.

    In March 2011, Palestinians entered...

  • Jewish settlers and supporters march in West Bank

    September 20, 2011 | 4:39 pm

    Hundreds of Jewish settlers and their supporters marched in the West Bank.

    Marchers started out Tuesday evening from the West Bank settlement of Itamar toward the Palestinian city of Nablus. The march started from the Fogel home, where five members of the family were killed in a...

  • Suspect in Fogel family members is convicted

    August 2, 2011 | 3:08 pm

    An Israeli military court convicted one of two Palestinians charged in the murder of five members of a West Bank Jewish family.

    Hakim Awad, 18, of the northern West Bank town of Awarta, was convicted in a series of weapons-related and security offenses, as well as five cases of...

  • Palestinians detained in connection with Itamar murders

    March 29, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Dozens of residents of a Palestinian village near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Itamar were detained by Israeli soldiers.

    The detained residents of Hawara village, located close to the West Bank settlement where five members of a single family were murdered two and a half weeks...

  • Hoenlein denounces lack of U.S. outrage after naming of square for terrorist

    March 17, 2011 | 12:17 pm

    Presidents Conference leader Malcolm Hoenlein slammed governments, including the Obama administration, for not denouncing the naming of a square in a West Bank town after a terrorist.

    Hoenlein, the executive vice president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

  • How to Help the Fogel Family

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 15, 2011 | 9:58 am

    The National Council of Young Israel has Established and Emergency Fund To Assist the Fogel Children Who Survived The terror attack that killed their parents Udi (36) and Ruth (35), and siblings Yoav (11), Elad (4) and Hadas (3-months).

    The family members were brutally stabbed...

  • Response to Itamar attack prompts Israelis to ask whether Palestinians are serious about peace

    March 14, 2011 | 3:15 pm

    The Palestinian reaction to the grisly killings of five Israeli family members in the Jewish settlement of Itamar, on the West Bank, has prompted many Israelis to ask the same question of the Palestinians that the world often asks of the Israeli government: Are they really serious...

  • The Shabbat Nightmare

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    March 13, 2011 | 11:54 am

    She lit the Shabbat candles.  He blessed the wine.  The oldest sprinkled salt on the challah, and they thanked God for the delicious golden bounty.

    Together they sat - faces warmed by candlelight.  The rain outside threw frigged daggers against the windowpane. 

    But they were...