Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  10/23/2013, Cheshvan 19, 5774

Calls for 100 New Homes in Hevron Within a Year


For the first time, a conference was held at the Knesset for the Jewish community of Hevron. In attendance were Minister of the Interior Gideon Sa'ar (Likud - Yisrael Beiteinu), Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud - Yisrael Beiteinu), MK Yariv Levin (Likud - Yisrael Beiteinu), MK Orit Struck (Bayit Yehudi - National Union) MK Eli Yishai (Shas) and others.

Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Bayit Yehudi/Jewish Home) stated, "we will build 100 housing units in Kiryat Arba and Hevron by next year."

MK Reuven Rivlin (Likud - Yisrael Beiteinu) stated "unfortunately, today, there are good Zionists who think that for the sake of Israel should give up parts of the land of Israel... I'm afraid Hevron, the city of our forefathers has been on the negotiating table . "