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  3/4/2014, Adar Bet 2, 5774

Statistics: Judea and Samaria Building Up 123.7%

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) revealed Monday that new construction in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) increased by 123.7% in 2013.

The announcement surfaced several hours before Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was due to meet with US President Barack Obama to discuss a possible building freeze in the area.