Plan to Safeguard Israel’s Crumbling Cliffs Still Over a Year Away

Without a master plan, local authorities cannot issue building permits to protect the various beaches along Israel's coastline where cliffs are in danger of collapse.

A number of cliffs along Israel’s coastline are collapsing, but the government plan to protect them will not be approved for at least another year, Haaretz has learned. Local authorities are unable to protect their beaches from collapsing cliffs in the absence of a master plan.