Deputy mayor: J’lem must build over Green Line

05.12.2012                      21.Kislew. 5773                      Gebet für Regen

Jerusalem:

Deputy mayor: J'lem must build over Green Line

Newer neighborhoods over Green Line are only place to build high-rises to address housing shortage says Naomi Tsur.

With condemnations raining down on Israel from around the world over controversial building projects over the pre-1967 Green Line, some observers are wondering, why doesn’t Jerusalem just build somewhere else? According to Deputy Mayor Naomi Tsur, Jerusalem has no choice but to build in these neighborhoods in order to address current housing shortages. Tsur holds the urban planning and environmental portfolios….