Latest update: June 12th, 2012
Despite the upcoming expansion, Gordon said residents are disheartened by the decision to destroy the apartments. “I think the residents of Beit El, along with all the Jewish people whose hearts are connected to the land of Israel, are sickened to their stomachs at the thought of once again seeing Likud-elected government bulldoze and expel Jews from their homes,” Gordon said. “We will fight this on every level with all of our faculties in the most intense way.”
Not only will they fight, but Gordon says he believes they will succeed. “I don’t think the buildings will be destroyed at all,” Gordon said. “Because the state prosecution has crossed the red lines by misrepresenting government policy in its presentation to the court, I believe a solution will be found to expel the people from their homes, but not destroy the buildings.”
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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