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  10/30/2011, Cheshvan 2, 5772

Orlev: Demolitions will Lead to Downfall of Government


Member of Knesset Zevulun Orlev (Jewish Home/New National Religious Party) said, Sunday, that the people in general and the nationalist camp in particular, are not ready for a situation in which the government destroys 1,000 Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria. Speaking to Arutz Sheva's Hebrew service, following Saturday night's revelation of an opinion by Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein that a committee on authorizing unauthorized Jewish communities could not discuss communities slated for demolation, Orlev said the country was still under the trauma of the 2005 government uprooting of Jews from Gaza and northern Samaria, adding, "I foresee a severe shock, to the point of elections and bringing down the government, and I don't think anybody is interested in that."

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