Pro-settler Group Bids to Convert Coexistence Peace Forest Into Commercial Site

With backing from local and national authorities, the pro-settler Elad group is advancing a host of commercial and other projects at a site originally created to be a pastoral meeting place for Arabs and Jews

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Shortly after the Six-Day War, the Jewish National Fund launched a major tree-planting campaign in Jerusalem. Tens of thousands of pine trees were planted on the slopes of the Hill of Evil Counsel, on some 550...