In pictures: A settlement is born

March 26, 2018 14:05

Settlers unveil new settlement Amichai for Amona evacuees, March 26, 2018 (Hillel Meir-TPS)

Settlers unveil new settlement Amichai for Amona evacuees, March 26, 2018 (Hillel Meir-TPS)


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Settlers unveiled on Monday the newly government-approved settlement of Amichai. The new community was established to provide a home for settlers who were forced to leave Amona during its court-ordered evacuation in February 2017.

Unveiling the new settlement of Amichai (credit: Ehud Amiton/TPS)

Unveiling the new settlement of Amihcai (credit: Ehud Amiton/ TPS)

Construction on the first homes in the new Amichai settlement in the West Bank (TOVAH LAZAROFF).

Unveiling the new settlement of Amichai (credit: Ehud Amiton/ TPS)

A modular home in the settlement of Amichai (credit: courtesy)

Fourteen months ago, the settlement of Amona was evacuated and demolished after the Supreme Court ruled it was built illegally.

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