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      Archive: 5/1/2013

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        5/1/2013, Iyar 21, 5773

      Call for New Community Following Stabbing Murder

      Numerous new start-up communities in Judea and Samaria are named after terrorist victims. Following Tuesday stabbing murder, a new community has been called for at the Tapuach junction in Samaria. On Tuesday, popular actor and comedian Evyatar Borovsky of the Ar El theater group was attacked from behind and killed by a man affiliated with an Arab terrorist organization. The suspect had been imprisoned and released previously for terrorist related activities.

      Gershon Mesika the head of the Samaria Regional Council stated, "I demand the Defense Minister and Prime Minister establish a new Jewish community." Mesika has already created a temporary office space at the site and held a conference there Wednesday afternoon with Rabbi Eliakim Levanon, Benny Katzover and other local leaders.