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Political: May 30, 2011

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The Minister of the Interior, Eli Yishai, cancelled plans to declare a nature reservation in Shilo Creek in Samaria, in order to enable the Haredi city of ELAD to expand at the expense of the same land. The plans to declare the reservation had been in deliberation for approximately ten years, and the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel stated that “the minister, with the wave of his quill, is canceling decisions that have been years in the making”.

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May 30th, 2011 at 8:15 pm