08.08.2011 08.Aw-Elul, 5771
The government Menachem Begin authorized the establishment of Ramat Kidron in July 1981.
The state must compensate a contractor to the tune of almost NIS 5 million, plus alternate lands, because it canceled a plan to build a West Bank settlement and transferred the land to the Palestinian Authority.
The Ramat Kidron project was conceived three decades ago, when Menachem Begin's government decided to build a ring of settlements east of Jerusalem that would sever the capital from the West Bank. As part of this program, the government authorized the establishment of Ramat Kidron in July 1981….