Israeli Cabinet Allocates $2 Billion To Expand Sovereignty In East Jerusalem


On Yom Yerushalayim, which commemorated Israel’s annual celebration of the “reunification” of the city following the 1967 Six-Day War, the Israeli cabinet voted on a number of initiatives worth $2 billion, which aim at expanding sovereignty in East Jerusalem.

More than 200 million shekels are allocated for educational purposes, such as encouraging Palestinian schools to teach the Israeli high school curriculum called bagrut.

The cabinet also approved a plan to double the number of Palestinian academics in Israeli universities and colleges.350 million shekels are allocated for cleaning, developing public space and business infrastructure in and around East Jerusalem, as well as refurbishing Jewish cemeteries.

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