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        2/5/2013, Shevat 25, 5773

      Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism


      Tens of thousands of people visited the IMTM international tourism exhibition in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Among the many booths at the site advertising Israeli attractions were several promoting tourism to Samaria (Shomron). For Israelis in the Samaria region, tourism has a special significance, said Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika. Visits to the region strengthen the ties between Samaria and the rest of Israel, he explained.