When Joe Biden is sworn in on January 20, he will have on his desk several “presents” from Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who has approved the construction of 850 units for construction in Samaria.
850 UNITS IN SAMARIA: “REVENGE” FOR THE MURDER OF JEWS
500 of the units are slated for construction in Itamar, Shavei Shomron, Givat Zeev, and Oranit in Samaria, and Beit El in the Benyamin region. An additional 250 units will be approved in Nofei Nehemiah.
BIDEN HAS HEARD THIS MESSAGE BEFORE
This will not be the first time that Netanyahu sent this message to Biden. While Biden was visiting Israel in March 2010, 1,600 units were approved for construction in the Ramat Shlomo neighborhood of Jerusalem. The move by Netanyahu was considered an embarrassment for Biden who publicly condemned it and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called it an “insult.” Read More