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Local Government: February 13, 2012

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The Jerusalem district planning and construction committee approved a new visitors’ center at the City of David National Park in Silwan, East Jerusalem.

Closed Society: February 13, 2012

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The Israel Nature and Parks Authority razed a complex including a playground, community center and cafe in Silwan, East Jerusalem.

Political: August 9, 2011

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In a preliminary reading, the Knesset passed an initiative to allow privately owned corporations to manage sites of national importance, in order to legalize the operation of the “City of David National Park” by the “Ir David” Foundation, which works to “Judaize” East Jerusalem.

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August 9th, 2011 at 8:33 pm

Political: July 27, 2011

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The Government together with a group headed by Member of Knesset Israel Hasson (Kadima), this week renewed the plan to approve an amendment to the National Parks Law, allowing to transfer management of parks to privately owned corporations. The move is intended in part to legalize the activity of the Elad Association, which today manages the “City of David National Park “.

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July 27th, 2011 at 2:57 pm