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No More Money for Settlements

August 17, 1984
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The Treasury does not intend to release more money to new Jewish settlements in the West Bank, Radio Israel reported today. According to the report, this is part of the overall freeze on government transactions and because the settlements are not regarded as “vital.”

Yuval Neeman of the Tehiya Party, chairman of the ministerial settlement committee, has refrained from allocating new funds for the new settlements recently approved. However, a few days ago he declared that if any settlement needed government support, he would apply to the Treasury.

Last week, Neeman hailed the expansion of the Jewish settlement within the Arab town of Hebron when four caravans were brought in without warning to a hilltop inside the town overlooking the old Jewish cemetery, and four families arrived to occupy them.

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