IOA approves plan to expand Bzjat Ze’ev settlement in O. Jerusalem – Part of 85.000 housing units & structures



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[ 03/12/2011 – 12:58 PM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli district committee for planning and building in occupied Jerusalem approved the construction of 650 housing units in Bzjat Ze’ev settlement, which was established in 1985 on Palestinian lands in Beit Hanina and Hazma, north of the holy city.

Specialist in maps and settlement activities Khalil Tufkaji said the plan was really endorsed and announced in newspapers for objection.

Tufkaji explained that these units are part of a bigger plan to build 85, 000 housing units and structures until the year 2030 in Jerusalem.

The specialist noted that this has been the third announcement related to the expansion of Bzjat Ze’ev settlement since the start of 2011.

He added that the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has surveyed the area to expand Bzjat Ze’ev and is about to finish the building of street no. 20 in Beit Hanina in the few coming months.

This new street is obviously aimed at strengthening Israel’s grip on Jerusalem and changing its Arab identity, where it will connect the settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev, Prophet Jacob, Anatot, Shuafat and Beit Hanina, the specialist stated.

Source and more at the Palestinian Information Center




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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.



Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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