19.07.2012 29.Tammus. 5772 Jom Kippur Katan
Fire services: Arson created need for buffer zones to protect residents.
Residents of Jerusalem’s Ramot neighborhood are furious with Fire and Rescue Services and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund over the destruction of large swathes of the Ramot forest, which was thinned in order to protect homes against brush fires. The Jerusalem District Court will hear their petition for an injunction to stop the tree thinning on Thursday morning….