- n the southern part of ancient Palestine succeeding the kingdom of Judah; a Roman province at the time of Christ
- Ehud Olmert in Washington Post
If they do, they "will be able to establish an independent and viable Palestinian state, with territorial contiguity in Judea and Samaria, a state with full sovereignty and defined borders," Olmert said, referring to the West Bank by its...
- Gabi Ashkenazi in Sydney Morning Herald
The vast majority of the Judea and Samaria residents are normative people,General Ashkenazi said. "Unfortunately, a small por-tion of them are not so. I am saddened by some of the recent remarks, which are very much against the Jewish...
- Benjamin Netanyahu in Ha'aretz
At a press conference Thursday night, Netanyahu said: "I am steadfast on the principle that dangerous terrorists will not return to parts of Judea and Samaria [the West Bank] where they can continue to harm Israel's citizens."