Takes the graound right from under Northridge,s theory on illegal settlers. Google it and enjoy. By the way ---there are some 82000 residents in these two settlements. ""We should be left out of this construction freeze," Rubinstein said, adding that former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin encouraged the establishment of Beitar Illit, as did subsequent Israeli governments on the Right and Left. "They pushed us to come here. They gave us no other choice. We didn't necessarily want to settle in a place beyond the Green Line. But we had no other options inside the Green Line.
Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade: Stabber is Yishai Shlissel, the 2005 parade attacker (Haaretz)
from the article: Youth protesting settlement freeze block Jerusalem entrance