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Posts Tagged ‘Shomron Regional Council’

No Water in Multiple Shomron Towns

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

A number of towns in the Shomron, including Nofei Nechemia, Rechalim, Tapuach, Itamar, Migdalim, Alon MOreh, Yitzhar and Kedumim have found themselves without running water for at least 24 hours over the past week.

The water authorities are saying that the water demand has become too much for the existing infrastructure to handle.

Portable water trucks have been brought in to help meet the residents’ basic necessities.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Afternoon Break

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Boys on a Hill Overlooking Havat Gilad, May 28 2012.

Havat Gilad (Gilad Farm) is an Israeli outpost in Samaria. It was established in 2002, in memory of Gilad Zar, security coordinator of the Shomron Regional Council, who was shot and killed in 2001.

This small village is on a list of outposts that Israel’s government promised the U.S. to dismantle. In fact, it has been dismantled several times, but the residents have returned and rebuilt it.

Havat Gilad is located on land which is privately owned by Moshe Zar who has been purchasing land from Palestinians since 1979. After his son Gilad was killed, Moshe vowed to build six settlements in his memory, one for each Hebrew letter of his name.

Jewish Press Staff

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