MK Uri Ariel Calls on Gov´t to Rescue Arab Seller in Hevron (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Chana Ya´ar 03/29/12)
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Knesset Member Uri Ariel (National Union) has called on the defense
establishment to find a way to rescue the Arab who was the former
owner of a property next to the Cave of the Patriarchs (Machpelah)
recently sold to Jews in Hevron.
Jewish residents moved into the building overnight late Wednesday
night, quietly, in an effort to avoid creating a disturbance in the
area -- but IDF forces immediately surrounded the building -- newly
named "Beit HaMachpelah" -- and declared it a closed military zone.
“There are procedural methods to inhabit the premises without the
need for a clandestine overnight operation,” commented MK Uri Ariel.
“The building is a legal Jewish property. I visited with the families
and the building was definitely purchased legally,” he confirmed.
“It now belongs to Jews. I call on the defense minister to instruct
the IDF to rescue the Arab seller who is being held by the
Palestinian Authority. His life is in danger, as we have seen in the
Danny Dayan, Chairman of the Yesha Council of Judea and Samaria
Communities concurred. “I do not understand the IDF or the
government,” he said during his visit Thursday to the building. “This
building was purchased legally. The High Court recently stressed the
importance of ownership rights. I expect the government and all
sources to acknowledge the purchase and allow the Jews into their
“Particularly now, with the anti-Semitic United Nations Human Rights
Council declaring the Jewish presence in Hevron is a human rights
offense, I expect the government to approve this accommodation,” he
said. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 03/29/12)
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