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  11/8/2011, Cheshvan 11, 5772

Yishai Calls to Halt Demolitions


Interior Minister Eli Yishai said, Tuesday morning, that the process of demolishing Jewish communities and neighborhoods in Judea and Samaria was hallucinatory and should be stopped. Interviewed by Arutz Sheva outside Rachel's Tomb, where he observed the anniversary of the death of the biblical matriarch, the Shas party chairman noted that the dwellings in these places were built by the government and received mortgages.

Regarding the religious observance, Yishai said, "This is a great day and appropriate for prayer, and may our prayers be accepted and may we all merit the coming of the savior of justice." He added, "We are in a very difficult and complex period, and need a lot of heavenly mercy."