Kane later quoted a source as saying that that the invitation to Ocasio-Cortez was not framed as a memorial, but as a review of the Oslo peace process.
In the interview, Avrushmi was confronted with a quote from his police interrogation. He then said the protesters were “like germs… that should be exterminated.”
He also referred to the current cohort of anti-Netanyahu protesters as “evil people” and “haters of Israel."
“This is a destructive plan that, if implemented, will fatally block the possibility of creating territorial contiguity between east Jerusalem and Bethlehem,” Peace Now wrote in a letter.
The Israeli left-wing NGO Peace Now that opposes the project denounced the extension of the tender and called on Alternate Prime minister and Defense minister Benny Gantz to put a halt to it.
Activists protested in Tel Aviv against the Israeli intent to annex the Jordan Valley and parts of the West Bank on July 1.
Palestinians hold that the portions of the land are private Palestinian property and should never have been allocated as state land.
The announcement comes as liberal pro-Israel groups mount a pressure campaign to influence Washington politicians to speak out against plans in Israel to annex parts of the West Bank.
“We’re applying sovereignty in deeds, not words,” Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday, as he made a subtle dig at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Peace Now slams cabinet for allocating NIS 40m. for security in settlements.