Ministry ‘tampering’ with Jerusalem master plan

06.12.2011                      10.Kislev. 5772                       Gebet für Regen

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Ministry ‘tampering’ with Jerusalem master plan

Municipality: New clause would concentrate on undeveloped hills, not existing neighborhoods.

The Municipality slammed a decision by the Interior Ministry to add a clause to the ministry’s master plan for Jerusalem that would allow construction in Jerusalem’s southern and western hills in a currently undeveloped area known as the White Ridge.
The idea for construction is left over from the Safdie Plan, a controversial plan designed by architect Moshe Safdie that advocated for building tens of thousands of homes spread out over Jerusalem’s western hills….