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        1/22/2014, Shevat 21, 5774

      Earthquake Reinforcement to Preserve Historic Buildings


      A Jerusalem municipal committee has approved a plan to strengthen buildings against earthquakes. The plan outlines a framework for issuing permits to reinforce structures while maintaining the unique historic fabric of downtown neighborhoods. The plan hopes to combine urban renewal projects with earthquake reinforcement.