National park in east Jerusalem stirs controversy

07.12.2011                      11.Kislev. 5772

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National park in east Jerusalem stirs controversy

Activists call it a "green settlement," Jerusalem Development Authority says park is the only way to save open areas.

Residents of east Jerusalem and Israeli activists are slamming the plan for a new national park there.
A plan to create a national park in the steep hills between the Arab neighborhoods of Isawiya and a-Tur was deposited for public review last month….