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        10/9/2011, Tishrei 11, 5772

      Eichler: Demolition Ruling is Unexpected Cruelty


      Member of Kesset Yisrael Eichler (United Torah Judaism) added his voice, Sunday evening, to those opposed to a ruling by the Supreme Court that paves the way for the destruction of the homes of thousands in Judea and Samaria over the next 12 months.

      Addressing school children in the Ulpana (Girls' High School) neighborhood of Beit El, following a tour of the site, hosted by National Union party chairman Ya'akov Katz, Rabbi Eichler called the ruling cruel and said the tour was a humanitarian one and not a political one. Noting the destruction he had seen in the nearby community of Migron, the rabbi said the Supreme Court rally reflected "cruelty that I wouldn't suspect from a malicious government of foreigners and certainly not from Jews."

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