Some 675 new housing units were approved for the West Bank settlement of Itamar.
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.
Hundreds of Jewish settlers and their supporters marched in the West Bank.
An Israeli military court convicted one of two Palestinians charged in the murder of five members of a West Bank Jewish family.
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 ago, were questioned, fingerprinted and given DNA tests, the Palestinian news agency Ma'an reported Tuesday.
Malcolm Hoenlein slammed governments, including the Obama administration, for not denouncing the naming of a square in a West Bank town after a terrorist. "If governments, even our own, do not stand up," then the Jewish people must "make our voices heard" and "demand accountability and consequences," Hoenlein, the executive vice president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said Thursday at a memorial service for the parents and three children of the Fogel family who were murdered last Friday night in the West Bank settlement of Itamar.
You won’t want to look at the photos of the Fogel family, but you have to. You have to force yourself to look.
Photos from the funeral of the Fogel family, who were victims of last weekend's murder in the West Bank settlement of Itamar.
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 about peace? On the one hand, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas went on Israel Radio on Monday to condemn the March 11 killings of the Fogel family members, including a 4-year-old boy and a 3-month-old girl, as “despicable, inhuman and immoral.”