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Gusty Winds Making Mess in Shomron

David HaIvri, spokesman for the Shomron Regional Council, reporting that wintry weather has wrought havoc in the biblical heartland of Samaria, knocking down construction projects and causing damage to buildings.

Homes under construction in Givat Harel and Yitzhar were knocked down during the night.  The roof of the synagogue in Kfar Tapuach was ripped off by the wind, and several trees are down across the region.

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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