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      Archive: 4/30/2012

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        4/30/2012, Iyar 8, 5772

      Arab-Jewish Localities Swap Land

      Interior Minister Eli Yishai recently signed an order swapping land between the Jewish community of Rosh Ha'ayin and the Arab community of Kafr Kassem, near Petach Tikva, east of Tel Aviv.

      Under the exchange, Rosh Ha'ayin will get 980 dunam/245 acres, planned for 14,000 housing units, while Kafr Kassem will get 414 dunam/103.5 acres, planned for 2,000 units.