Israel this year published the largest number of housing tenders — 3,046 — in
the last decade over the pre-1967 lines, according to report issued by Peace Now
over the weekend.
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It calculated the number of housing tenders issued in
east Jerusalem and the West Bank to place in perspective Israel’s announcement
that it would publish an additional 3,000 such tenders, a move which it said,
could bring the number of pending new units over the pre-1967 lines to 6,046
The last time a large number of new homes over the pre-1967
lines were announced was in 2003 with the publication of 2,512 tenders,
according to Peace Now.