Latest update: December 20th, 2012
This hoped-for housing jump is important not only in terms of demographics and keeping Jerusalem united, but will also help alleviate the housing crunch that is driving young couples and others out of the city.
We at KeepJerusalem.org urge the government to cut through all bureaucracy, remain firm in the face of international statements of condemnation, and actually begin building as quickly as possible.
About the Author: Chaim Silberstein is president of Keep Jerusalem-Im Eshkachech and the Jerusalem Capital Development Fund. He was formerly a senior adviser to Israel's minister of tourism. Hillel Fendel, past senior editor at Israel National News/Arutz-7, is a veteran writer on Jerusalem affairs. Both have lived in Jerusalem and now reside in Beit El.
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