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        2/20/2014, Adar 20, 5774

      Lobby: Another Building Freeze is Out of the Question

      Members of the Knesset's Land of Israel Lobby told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Thursday, that a building freeze in Judea and Samaria, similar to earlier in his current tenure as prime minister, was out of the question and would not be met without a reaction. The lobby was responding to reports, last week, that the American staff involved in talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority was asking Israel to make an "unofficial" freeze outside the blocs of large Jewish populations in Judea and Samaria, which would go into effect immediately after approval of the outline for final-status talks.

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