Major part of e. J’lem Jewish community not approved

19.12.2012                      06.Tewet. 5773

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Major part of e. J'lem Jewish community not approved

In surprise move, Interior Ministry rejects major part of Givat Hamatos neighborhood; city councilor: Decision purely bureaucratic.

In a surprising move, the Interior Ministry did not approve a major part of the new Givat Hamatos neighborhood in east Jerusalem. The decision comes during four days of marathon meetings in the Interior Ministry and Jerusalem municipality’s planning committees, which started on Monday and are expected to advance approvals for 6,500 apartments over the 1967 Green Line this week alone….