On 30 April 2013 Evyatar Borovsky, a father of five from the settlement of Yitzhar was murdered by the arab terrorist Salam As'ad Zaghal while waiting for a bus at the Tapuah Junction
A month following the murder, the Nachala Settlement Movement and the Samaria Regional Council, along with 50 families founded the town of Evyatar. Modular homes were built, roads were paved as it became one of the fastest town creations in the history of the settlement movement. But it failed when the Israeli government decided to evict the families and destroy their homes
Fast forward to 2 May 2021
Yehuda , a 19-year-old yeshivah student was murdered by the arab terrorist, Muntasir Shalabi, while waiting for a bus at the Tapuah Junction. Yehuda, a student at the Itamar Hesder Yeshiva is survived by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Israel’s Supreme Court rejects Arab claims regarding Evyatar
15 August 2021
“The Israeli Supreme Court unanimously rejected a petition submitted by a group of Palestinian Arabs against the agreement between the government and the (former) residents of the Samarian town of Evyatar.”
Responding to the ruling, Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan said, “We took a significant step forward today with regard to the settlement of the town of Evyatar.
Swastika lit on fire near Jewish town in Samaria: Arabs from
Palestinian Authority town light Star of David, swastika, on fire.
On the same day The Israeli Court rejected Arab claims to Evyatar (see above) Arabs rioted and lit a swastika-shaped fire in the Palestinian Authority of Beita, near the out-skirts of Evyatar.
Samaria Regional Council Head Yossi Dagan commented: "The continuation of these barbaric riots by the terrorists from Beita, and the force of the violent opposition funded by the Palestinian Authority, prove how much of a strategic location Evyatar is, and how important it is for the settlement.