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  1/1/2012, Tevet 6, 5772

Ministers Delay Judea and Samaria Authorization Bill


At the request of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the Ministerial Committee on Legislation delayed by three months, Sunday afternoon, their hearing on a bill that would authorize Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. The measure would offer monetary compensation or alternative real estate to Arabs claiming land on which the communities are built. The only two ministers opposing the bill were Science Minister Daniel Hershkowitz and Religious Services Minister Ya'akov Margi.

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