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Israel expands subsidies to settlements
Associated Press ^ | Aug 4, 2013 11:27 AM EDT | Aron Heller

Posted on 08/04/2013 2:02:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday expanded its list of West Bank settlements eligible for government subsidies, a decision that came just days after the resumption of long-frozen peace talks and drew quick Palestinian condemnation.

The Cabinet approved a range of housing subsidies and loans for more than 600 Israeli communities deemed “national priority areas,” expanding an earlier list. The list includes poor towns in Israel’s outlying areas, but also dozens of settlements.

The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem—lands Israel captured in 1967—and renewed talks are to draw Israel’s borders with such a state. Since 1967, Israel has built dozens of settlements on war-won land—deemed illegal by most of the international community—that are home to around 560,000 Israelis. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: judaea; rop; settlements; westbank

1 posted on 08/04/2013 2:02:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Far be it for me to promulgate my American values upon other countries. The socialists in my own country are now taking them as personal insults.


2 posted on 08/04/2013 2:07:35 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

After Obamatron and Kerryketchup support the EU boycott of Judea and Samaria settlement... Israel says IN YOUR FACE

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3 posted on 08/04/2013 2:57:40 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Great News!


4 posted on 08/04/2013 3:00:11 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Olog-hai

Props to Bibi. Subsidies aren’t my cup of tea, but I know this irritates the Jew haters in DC, so I support it.


5 posted on 08/04/2013 3:01:24 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Israel still has a lot of socialism in its economy.


6 posted on 08/04/2013 3:03:57 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Olog-hai

“Go blow, o,” said Bibi, “and happy birthday. Have some hamentaschen.”


7 posted on 08/04/2013 3:08:46 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: Olog-hai
"on war-won land"

War is not over till it's over - this is a many thousand year war unlike the Irish war which ended when the parties decide not to continue it for future generations. The end is not near yet.

8 posted on 08/04/2013 3:23:17 PM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Olog-hai

Build Bibi Build your land. I used to want you to tell your enemies to go to hell. But it’s not necessary (they’re going there anyway). Just build


9 posted on 08/04/2013 4:22:57 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: Olog-hai

Good for Israel.


10 posted on 08/04/2013 4:28:23 PM PDT by sport
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To: ex-snook

Irish war? They surrendered to the European Union without a shot being fired.


11 posted on 08/04/2013 8:18:23 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: GeronL

In its politicians too. Hence the dhimmitude.


12 posted on 08/04/2013 8:19:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

awesome - I just love it when Israel pisses off the Pallis


13 posted on 08/05/2013 8:52:07 AM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (I'll surrender my guns alright - bullets first)
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