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  Tevet 20, 5772 , 15/01/12

PM Tells Ministers Not to Vote on Outpost Authorization

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu instructed the Ministerial Committee on Legislation, Sunday, not to vote on a bill that would authorize a number of unauthorized Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria which currently face demolition under orders from the Supreme Court. The bill would also offer money or alternative lands to Palestinian Authority Arabs who claim the land on which the communities are built.

The bill's sponsor, Member of Knesset Zevulun Orlev (Bayit Yehudi) , told Arutz Sheva that Netanyahu feels the bill will pass, despite opposition to it by a number of ministers from his own Likud party

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