The land of the settlement Homesh, which was evacuated in 2006, was originally confiscated by the IDF.
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
The guide was prepared 'out of sensitivity to and an examination of the needs and usage of communities with different needs, demands and patterns of behavior,' says housing ministry spokesperson.
Peace Now calls plan, revealed days before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry returns to region to try to restart peace talks, a 'slap in the face.'
With friends in high places, law-evading ploys and piles of money in the bank, veteran settler leader Ze'ev Hever and his organization Amana are seemingly immune to Israeli legal action.
The Yesha Council representing West Bank municipalities is at odds with grassroots settler groups over whether or not to work with the head of the IDF Central Command, who some feel lack sensitivity to terror victims and give easy hand to Palestinian protesters.
Judge rules that lack of rehabilitation played a role.
Career soldiers leave the Israel Defense Forces at 46 with pensions of NIS 16,600, the Finance Ministry says. The IDF spokesperson calls the data biased.
The change to the rules is expected to make the use of demotion for punishment less rare.
Jamal Haj Tirawi was arrested in Nablus in 2007 for orchestrating a 2002 suicide bombing, despite having been named in a deal to keep him out of prison.
The Civil Service Commissioner changed the policy under pressure from high-ranking staffers who want to be able to employ family and friends.