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  Iyar 18, 5772 , 10/05/12

Ministers to Discuss Authorizing Ulpana Neighborhood

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has called a meeting of a special committee of ministers for Friday to discuss legislation giving authorization to homes in the Ulpana (religious girls' high school) neighborhood in the Binyamin-region Jewish community of Beit El, facing a July 1st deadline for demolition and eviction of their residents. It will mark the first time Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz takes part in a ministerial meeting on the matter since becoming Deputy Prime Minister and Minister without portfolio. It is also the first meeting of the committee since the Supreme Court denied the government's request for a 90-day delay in the uprooting.

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