02.06.2011 29.Ijar, 5771 Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer
Palestinian sources say Ma'aleh Adumim local council is demanding that loudspeakers announcing the Muslim call to prayer from some mosques be turned down due to ' noise nuisance.'
The Ma'aleh Adumim local council is demanding that the loudspeakers announcing the Muslim call to prayer from some mosques in the adjacent Palestinian village of al-Eizariya be turned down because the volume is disturbing residents of the settlement, Palestinian sources told Haaretz.
Ma'aleh Adumim's complaint was raised last Tuesday at a meeting of the joint civilian coordinating committee that brings together Israeli and Palestinian authorities. The Israel Defense Force's Civil Administration in the West Bank would not provide a detailed response to Haaretz on the issue, saying only that in discussions with the Palestinian Authority, the Civil Administration is advancing matters involving cross-border environmental issues, "including noise nuisances."…