Israel to Give Highest Honor to Leader of Group That Settles Jews in Arab Jerusalem

David Be'eri, the director of Elad, is one of the founders of the Jewish enclave in the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in Jerusalem. Be'eri is 'one of the great builders of Jerusalem in modern times,' Education Minister Bennett says.

Israel will give its highest civilian honor to the director of the Ir David Foundation, commonly known as Elad, which works to settle Jews in East Jerusalem...