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  Adar 1, 5773 , 11/02/13

Peace Now: 90 New Homes Approved for Beit El

Israel has given final approval for 90 new homes in in the Binyamin-region Jewish community of Beit El according to a member of the leftist group Shalom Achshav (Peace Now), cited by Agence France Presse.

Hagit Ofran said the plans had been published for validation in an Israeli newspaper in what was the "final stage of approval", meaning construction of the new homes could begin "within a few days".

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