Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s policies are causing Jews to leave Yerushalayim while the Arab population grows, says former Deputy Mayor Chaim Miller.
According to Miller, Netanyahu’s government has quietly given in to American demands that Israel avoid building new homes in areas claimed by the Palestinian Authority, including neighborhoods of the capital.
“On the surface of things, it’s just a few confidence-building measures: transferring tax funds collected by Israel to be used for projects in Area C [parts of Judea and Samaria under Israeli administration – ed.]. But there is another step, perhaps the most significant, that they don’t really tell you about, that the government of Israel finds it hard to put on the table and take pride in: the quiet, unofficial construction freeze outside the settlement blocs, as part of an understanding between Israel and America,” Miller said.
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