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  3/9/2014, Adar Bet 7, 5774

Havat Gil'ad Residents Preparing to Resist Demolition


Residents of the hilltop outpost community of Havat Gil'ad (Gil'ad's Farm), between the Samarian Jewish communities of Yitzhar and Kedumim, started preparing, Sunday, to resist the demolition of two of the community's buildings by blocking the access road to the site. Ruling on a petition by the pro-Arab Yesh Din organization, the Supreme Court ordered the buildings demolished by Monday, saying they were in violation of a court order against construction in part of the outpost.

Security officials informed Havat Gil'ad residents that the demolition would be immediate. Contacts aimed at avoiding the demolition failed.

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