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  2/18/2014, Adar 18, 5774

K. Arba Council Head: PA Arabs Taking Over Route 60 with Gov't Support


Head of the Kiryat Arba-Hevron Council, Malachi Levinger asks, "How do you justify giving the PA Arabs a traffic circle while endangering the lives of Jews?" Levinger was highly critical of the Ministry of Defense for permitting the Palestinian Authority to pave a traffic circle on Route 60 near Kiryat Arba despite the demands of Netivei Yisrael (the National Roads Authority). 

Levinger also noted that as soon as the Council was notified of what was happening, he requested the work to be stopped, and immiedate turned to the Minister of Defense, he Minister of Transportation. "But unfortunately the Civil Administration refused to have the work stopped, and neither the Minister of Defense nor the Minister of Transportation intevened."

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