Knesset lobby petitions Netanyahu to keep IBA in Jerusalem

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May 10, 2016 02:42

 
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Five members of the Knesset lobby for Jerusalem sent a joint appeal to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also functions as Communications Minister, to prevent the new public broadcasting entity that is scheduled to replace the IBA in October from becoming operational outside the capital.

The appeal to ensure that the new entity will be headquartered in Jerusalem was initiated by Zionist Union MK Nachman Shai, a former chairman of the soon-to-be-obsolete Israel Broadcasting Authority.

The signatories – Shai, Erel Margalit, Mickey Levy, Hilik Bar and Moti Yogev – take a grave view of any attempt to locate the new public broadcasting service outside Jerusalem, even temporarily, no matter for how brief a period.

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