How does one fund a primary campaign? Some Likud MKs have been going the Ukrainian route.
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.
Palestinian residents currently subject to mix of military orders and Jordanian law; West Bank penal code is generally harsher than Israel's.
During the legal battle, the Amana movement and the Kiryat Hayeshiva Beit El Development Corp., which built the buildings, argued that they had bought the land in 2000.
Despite all the talk of political deals between candidates, Haaretz has found that as in previous years, candidates in the Likud primaries who raised large sums won the top places on the party ticket.
Settlers say these Palestinians pose a security risk; Transportation Ministry says it is considering adding bus lines between West Bank roadblocks and central Israel; these would be geared toward Palestinian laborers.
Speaking to supporters in West Bank settlement of Beit El, Ze'ev Elkin says he believes next Netanyahu cabinet will be less rightist than the current one.
Wave of arrests follows dramatic increase in violence and demonstrations across West Bank; most of the detainees affiliated with Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
Palestinian police losing control in West Bank, senior IDF officer says, as dozens of violent incidents occur there.
About 100 soldiers faced off against hundreds of Palestinians throwing stones and Molotov cocktails; similar scenes have taken place throughout the West Bank.
Another Palestinian died from wounds he received when he was allegedly shot by Israel Defense Forces soldiers on Saturday.