09.06.2012 19.Siwan. 5772 Beha'alotcha
A seemingly coordinated wave of condemnations arrived as soon as the Prime Minister promised settlers 851 new housing units in the West Bank.
As part of his attempts to press Likud ministers to vote against a bill geared at sanctioning West Bank settlements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed the possible Israel could suffer is the legislation passed.
While Netanyahu managed to stop the bill, the compensation he offered settlers, in the form of 851 new West Bank housing units has triggered a wave of recent and severe condemnations….