New housing permits in Hebron expected to bolster Jewish presence in city
November 20, 2020
(JNS) - Hebron's Jewish residential section may finally witness new construction underway for more housing units. Pending a decision by the Jerusalem District Court, two areas of Hebron - the Hizkiyahu neighborhood on the site of the old central bus station and the site of the marketplace - are slated to undergo a facelift to make room for young couples. Predictably, there are those who don't want to see a growing Jewish presence in Hebron and have made an effort to prevent the project from progressing.
Yishai Fleisher, International Spokesman for the Jewish Community of Hebron, commended t...