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  10/30/2013, Cheshvan 26, 5774

US State Dept.: Jewish Homes "Not a Positive Step"

The United States State Department commented on the announcement of approvals for homes in Jerusalem. Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the State Department does not see the continuation of homes in Judea, Samaria or post-Green Line Jerusalem as a step that creates a positive atmosphere for negotiations.