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        2/12/2014, Adar 12, 5774

      Kfar Yona Officially Israeli City

      Minister of the Interior Gidon Sa'ar (Yisrael Beytenu) decided today (Wednesday) to adopt the recommendations of his board of inquiry into the status of the local council of Kfar Yona and change it to officially be an Israeli city.

      The Ministry of the Interior commented on Kfar Yona's request it established a board of inquiry into its municipal status, "The Committee has examined this matter from every relevant aspect, including the rate of growth in a city with 20,000 inhabitants, financial viability, and provision of municipal services."