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  7/1/2014, Tammuz 3, 5774

Response to Murder: Rehabilitation of Gush Etzion Site


Women in Green for Israel's Tomorrow led dozens of residents, Monday evening, to Giv'at Oz, overlooking the Gush Etzion Junction, where they cleaned out a deserted forester's house and took up residence there in response to the discovery, earlier in the evening, of the bodies of the three teens abducted from the Alon Shevut Junction on June 12th. The hill is on state land with an approved urban building plan.

The activists called for implementing a plan to exercised Israeli sovereignty over Gush Etzion and Hevron first. The rehabilitation efforts continue on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., when the site will also be used for prayers. Police and military commanders promised to guard the new residents.

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