MK Katz Joining Ulpana Hunger Strike (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Gil Ronen 05/31/12)
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National Union Chairman MK Yaakov Katz ("Ketzaleh") announced
Thursday that he intends to join the hunger strike against the plan
to raze a Beit El neighborhood. The strike is being held at a protest
tent next to the Prime Minister´s Office in Jerusalem.
"I have decided that I will join the hunger strike this Sunday,"
Ketzaleh said. "I call on the entire nation of Israel, grandfathers
and grandmothers, parents and children, to come and strengthen the
"Everyone, including the Prime Minister and his ministers, knows that
if the Regulation Laws do not pass, the Netanyahu government will
embark on a campaign of destruction of 9,000 homes and the uprooting
of 70,000 Jews. The only thing that can stop the destruction and
desolation is the legislation of the Regulation Laws."
"There has never been anything like this in the history of the Nation
of Israel," said Ketzaleh, "that a Jewish government would want to
destroy the lives of 70,000 residents. It is time to wake up and pass
the Regulation Laws."
Beit El´s chief rabbi, Rav Zalman Melamed, also called on members of
the public Thursday to come to the protest tent and support the
hunger strikers. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/31/12)
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