This week in Jerusalem: Birthday gift

Peggy Cidor's round-up of weekly affairs in the capital.

May 16, 2018 16:25
3 minute read.
ISRAEL KATZ : If we neutralize Iranian influence in Lebanon,  it can go back to being a normal count

ISRAEL KATZ : If we neutralize Iranian influence in Lebanon, it can go back to being a normal country. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)


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Birthday gift

At the traditional annual festive meeting held this past Sunday at Ammunition Hill to mark the liberation of Jerusalem in 1967, the government allocated NIS 2 billion to improve infrastructure, municipal services, education and welfare in the east side of the city. NIS 200 million will come from the municipality, NIS 850m. from a range of ministries and NIS 950m. from a special Finance Ministry budget.


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