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  Elul 2, 5774 , 28/08/14

Jerusalem Approves Huge Yeshiva in Shimon Hatzaddik

The Jerusalem Municipality approved Wednesday the construction of the Ohr Sameach yeshiva building in the Shimon Hatzaddik / Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem. The neighborhood is largely Arab but has a growing Jewish population.

The building is to be constructed behind a gas station in the neighborhood, in a vacant lot that belongs mostly to the Israel Lands Authority. It is to be nine stories high,and have three more stories underground. Its total area will be 9,615 square meters.

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