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  12/11/2013, Tevet 8, 5774

Civil Admin. Removes Jewish-Owned Vineyard in Samaria


The IDF Civil Administration removed a vineyard on a 80-dunam plot of land at Meshek Achiya (Achiya Farm) in Samaria. Member of Knesset Orit Struk (Jewish Home) spoke out against the decision in the Knesset on Wednesday. She said that so far there is not evidence that the Arab neighbors that are contesting the land have any proof of ownership. MK Struk added that there was an agreement with the Defense Ministry that the vineyard woudl not be uprooted.

In 2009, Achiya Farm won an award for Jewish Labor at the Jerusalem Conference for it's olive harvest and other agricultural.