Live JPost Twitter coverage from Hebron

Settlers ordered to leave Hebron apartment by 3 p.m.; 'The Jerusalem Post's' Tovah Lazaroff reports live.

April 3, 2012 11:07
Soldier, Arab women in Hebron

Soldier, Arab women in Hebron_370. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)

Fifteen Jewish families face forced evicted from an apartment complex in a West Bank Hebron apartment building, if the government decides to maintain an IDF-ordered eviction originally slated for 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. The prime minister was scheduled to hold the meeting around 6:00 p.m.The Jerusalem Post's Tovah Lazaroff is reporting live from the scene including tweets and pictures. 

The families, settlers from Hebron and the nearby Kirat Arba settlement entered the vacant building in the pre-dawn hours last Thursday without the proper permits from the Civil Administration and the Defense Ministry.

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The building, called Beit HaMachpela (House of the Patriarchs), is located in a Palestinian neighborhood in a section of the city under Israeli military control.

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