Ruling brings bulldozers closer to green Jerusalem valley
Franciscan Order claims Ein Karem project will infringe on freedom of religion, while residents fear damage to landscape.
The High Court of Justice rejected a petition last week to intervene in the construction of a huge pumping station in the valley near the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ein Karem. The petition was filed by residents of the neighborhood, a coalition of public organizations, Christian religious orders and the Jerusalem municipality. The planned pumping station is to be built near the...
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