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  11/25/2013, Kislev 22, 5774

Peace Now Protests New Building in Yehudah and Shomron


Israeli authorities have given the go-ahead for the construction of 829 new homes Yehudah and Shomron (Judea and Samaria), according to an official of the leftist Peace Now group, who talked with Agence France Presse. The new homes would be built north of Jerusalem in the Jewish communities of Givat Ze'ev, Nofei Prat, Shilo and Givat Salit and south of Jerusalem in Nokdim.

Peace Now's Lior Amihai told AFP, "The construction of 829 homes has been approved by a committee of the Israeli military in charge of the West Bank." Amihai added, "This is yet another move that threatens to derail the peace process."

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