Land of King David gets a new lease on life
The Housing Ministry plan to build some 30,000 residential units on land that extends to the edges of the Elah Valley to the south, the place where the Bible says David fought and killed Goliath.
Residents of Beit Shemesh and nearby communities have been trying for years, with no success, to stop part of the plan to expand the city. The new construction would destroy the beautiful hills and unique forests.
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