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Yesha Leads Country in Growth

Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria have grown by 5.5 percent, three times the growth rate in other areas of Israel, and now number 275,000, according to Interior Ministry statistics.

Judea and Samaria have consistently led the country in population growth as well as in construction until the government clamped a lid on most building, in accordance with government policy toward the Palestinian Authority (PA).

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