Full-Speed Ahead for 700 Jewish Homes in Eastern Yerushalayim


israel-yerushalayim-settlementsThe Netanyahu government is forging ahead with plans to plan 692 new residential units for Jews in eastern Yerushalayim and has advertised tenders for construction, despite opposition from President Barack Obama, according to Arutz Shevah. They are in addition to approximately 900 new housing units that Israel approved last month in the Gilo neighborhood of Yerushalayim, and Israeli officials said that the United States was informed ahead of time of the new building plansThe new homes will be built on Pisgat Zev and Nevei Yaakov, on the northeastern edge of the capital, and at Har Choma, on the southern edge of the city, opposite Gilo and immediately north of Bais Lechem.

Read the full Arutz Sheva report here.

{Yair Alpert-Matzav.com Israel}