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Settlers and Settlements: January 16, 2013

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The Ministry of Construction and Housing has published tenders for the construction of approximately 200 housing units in settlements – 114 units in the Givat Ha’Tamar neighborhood in Efrat, and 84 units in the Givat HaCharsina neighborhood in Kiryat Arba. (Ma’an)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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January 16th, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Settlers and Settlements: January 3, 2013

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Data published by Ir Amim association reveals that in 2012 the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Israel Land Authority published tenders for the construction of 2,386 housing units beyond the green line in Jerusalem, a marked rise relative to the annual average of 726 housing units in the previous decade. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 3rd, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Economy and Society: December 25, 2012

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The house of Faiz Abu-Hamra, a resident of Segev Shalom, was demolished by the Israel Land Authority, even though it was built with the agreement of the Ministry of Construction and Housing’s Authority for the Regulation of Bedouin Settlements and the approval of the court.

(Hebrew – Na Le’Akir website)

Settlers and Settlements: December 1, 2012

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Minister of Construction and Housing, Ariel Atias (Shas), has declared that his office will begin marketing hundreds of housing units in the Jerusalem settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev in the coming week. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

Local Government: May 14, 2012

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Beit-She’an Mayor Jackie Levi and several of his family members, including MK Orly Levi-Abukasis (Yisrael Beitenu), won a Israel Land Authority and Ministry of Construction and Housing tender, which was intended for the city’s homeless.

(Hebrew - Walla)

Closed Society: December 18, 2011

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The Ministry of Construction and Housing  has published a tender for the construction of approximately 6,000 housing units, more than 1,000 of which will be built beyond the Green Line.  348 of these will be built in the settlement of Beitar Illit, another 500 in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa and 180 in the settlement of Givat Ze’ev.

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December 18th, 2011 at 7:26 pm

Political: November 15, 2011

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Minister of Housing and Construction, Ariel Atias (Shas), announced the opening of an auction to sell thousands of housing units across the country, including 2,000 units in the occupied territories.

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November 15th, 2011 at 10:58 pm

Political: July 6, 2011

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Deputy Attorney General summoned the Minister of Housing and Construction, Ariel Atias, and his assistant, Benny Dreyfus, for a clarification discussion, following the intervention of the Minister Atias in tenders of the Israel Land Administration. This is in contrast with procedures that state that the Minister can intervene only in policy making, and not in deals involving specific persons.

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July 6th, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Economy: 1 March, 2011

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A Finance Ministry representative said during a discussion of the Knesset Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs that the ministry plans to increase the rent paid by the elderly, the disabled and the Holocaust refugees, to about 10% of their income, compared to the 8% they currently pay. The rent is expected to rise by about 70 shekels for most of them. According to the assistant of Committee Chair MK Danny Danon (Likkud), the Ministry of Construction and Housing was prepared to cancel the raise, but the Ministry of Finance insisted on it.

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