News Brief 10/24/2013, Cheshvan 20, 5774
Housing Minister Calls to Double Number of Hevron Jewish Homes
Israeli Housing Minister Uri Ariel (Bayit Yehudi/Jewish Home) on Thursday reiterated calls to double the number of Jewish homes in the southern Judean city of Hevron.
Speaking to Israeli Army Radio, Ariel said that he supported "concrete plans for the construction of 100 (new) homes in Hevron."
"The land for this exists, and we're preparing the (building) project. We hope that during the coming year we can begin to build," Ariel added.