Settlers, leftists plan rival welcomes for Obama
LAST UPDATED: 03/20/2013 04:10
Settlers will be busy naming a neighborhood of the Karmei Tzur settlement for
Jonathan Pollard as US President Barack Obama lands in Israel on Wednesday for a
The ceremony is a statement of the importance of
building in Judea and Samaria as well as a call to Obama to free Pollard who has
been serving a life sentence in a US jail for passing classified information to
Israel. The neighborhood of modular homes will be called Tzur
“At the time when President Obama is here, we have to raise our
voices and say, ‘Let Pollard come home,’” said Davidi Perl, who heads the Gush
Etzion Regional Council, in whose region Karmei Tzur is located.
that at the same time they will also call for the need to replace the modular
homes in that neighborhood with permanent ones.