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Join us as Arieh King gives us a tour of the latest Jewish home he has reclaimed in the Nachalat Shimon neighborhood.
Yishai is joined by Aryeh King, director of the Israel Land Fund to discuss the hills around Jerusalem.
As Jews around the world conduct the rituals of mourning in remembrance of the destruction of two Holy Temples in Jerusalem and the suffering of exile from the center of Jewish life, an ambitious plan and timeframe are afoot to rebuild Jerusalem and turn it once again into the pulsating heart of the Jewish world.
Jewish Press' Yishai Fleisher, is joined by Aryeh King, founder and chairman of the Israel Land Fund. Yishai and Aryeh discuss land reclamation in eastern Jerusalem and realistic plans for the expansion of Jerusalem in time for the mass pilgrimages.
The European Union on Saturday condemned the eviction of Arab squatters from a house in Beit Hanina on Wednesday, despite an eight-year court case proving that the land they occupied belonged to Jews. One squatter family left voluntarily, one refused, was evicted by police.
"The eviction is going smoothly. The land belongs to a Jewish owner, he purchased it in the 80's and it is registed in the land registry. We did a court process to evict, the judge gave a judgement, after that they appealed to the disrict court, and even the disrict court denied the appeal. We went to the Office of Execution [Hotza'a Lepoal], and now we are doing this eviction"