New Construction to be Allowed in Beit El – Report (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gil Ronen 05/22/12)
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According to latest reports, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and
Defense Minister Ehud Barak are working out a solution to the
showdown over the Givat HaUlpana neighborhood in Beit El, which the
High Court ruled must be demolished. They have held several meetings
on the subject.
The proposed solution would involve the granting of permits for new
construction in Beit El, after years in which no such construction
was allowed. Givat HaUlpana will be torn down, however.
According to Channel 10, Netanyahu met the head of the Beit El Local
Authority in the course of the Yom Yerushalayim event at Merkaz HaRav
yeshiva, and told him "Things will work out fine."
Netanyahu is meeting Tuesday with MKs Yaakov Katz and Uri Ariel
(National Union). He is expected to ask them to withdraw
the "Legalization Bill" from the Knesset´s agenda for Wednesday. The
bill would mandate solving cases in which homes were built on private
Arab land through compensation rather than destruction.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/22/12)
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