Netanyahu authorizes immediate building of 300 new units in Beit El amid demolitions

July 29, 2015 12:13


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After the High Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that two apartment buildings in the West Bank settlement of Beit El were to be razed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu authorized the immediate building of 300 housing units there, during consultations at his office.

According to a statement put out by his office, the construction of the units was promised a few years ago following the decision to remove illegal homes from the Ulpana settlement.

In addition, they decided to market 91 housing units in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Ze'ev.

They also announced plans for another 24 units in Pisgat Ze'ev, 300 units in Ramot, 70 units in Gilo and 19 units in Har Homa, all of which are located beyond the Green Line.

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