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  10/21/2013, Cheshvan 17, 5774

Official Says Lapid Personally Holding Back Yesha Projects

Finance Minister Yair Lapid is personally intervening to prevent approval and advancement of building projects for Jews in Judea and Samaria, the chairman of the Binyamin Regional Council, Avi Ro'eh, charged on Monday.

Among the projects Lapid is preventing from moving forward is one designed to ease traffic at the Adam traffic circle north of Jerusalem, where major traffic jams are a regular feature.