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Settlers and Settlements: December 3, 2012

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The Jerusalem District Planning and Construction Committee will convene in two weeks to discuss the plan to build 1,700 housing units in Ramat Shlomo, a Jewish neighborhood east of the Green Line.  The session was pushed forward, apparently as part of a government decision to “punish” the Palestinians for their successful bid to be recognized as a UN observer state. (Haaretz)

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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.

Local Government: December 6, 2011

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The Jerusalem District Planning and Construction Committee, produced a plan to build a new national park on Mount Scopus. According to Palestinian residents and left-wing activists, the sole purpose of the plan is to prevent the development of two Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem, Isawiya and At-Tur, and to enable the establishment of a new Jewish settlement.

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December 6th, 2011 at 10:25 pm

Local Government: July 12, 2011

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The Jerusalem District Planning and Construction Committee has approved the establishment of the Jerusalem Museum of Tolerance, near Independence Park in downtown Jerusalem, on the area of ​​a Muslim cemetery.

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July 12th, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Local Government: June 23, 2011

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Representatives of the political Right-wing and the ultra-Orthodox Jews at the Jerusalem Municipality, announced a general recruitment of members of the Planning and Construction Committee at City Hall to thwart the mayor Nir Barkat’s plan to construct 2,500 homes for Palestinians at Sawahreh in East Jerusalem.

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Political: June 14, 2011

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District Planning and Construction Committee of the Jerusalem District will hold a session this morning regarding expediting construction in East Jerusalem. According to the plan, close to 12,000 units shall be built in Pisgat Ze’ev, Har Homa and Gilo, located outside of the Green Line.

(Hebrew)

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June 14th, 2011 at 6:28 pm

Closed Society: 4 April, 2011

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The Jerusalem District Planning and Construction Committee approved plans for the construction of 942 new homes in the Gilo neighborhood, which is beyond the Green Line. The approval of these plans was passed while President Peres is abroad, on a visit in the USA.

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April 4th, 2011 at 9:38 pm

Diplomacy: 1 December, 2010

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The Jerusalem District Planning and Construction Committee has filed a plan for a new neighborhood to be constructed in the northeast part of the municipal area, known as “Pisgat Zeev Tzafon.” According to the plans filed, 625 new residential units will be built in the planned neighborhood. (Hebrew)

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December 1st, 2010 at 11:30 pm