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Netanyahu: ‘Next year in a more built up Jerusalem’

Netanyahu says in speech at Mercaz Harav yeshiva, site of a 2008 terror attack, Jerusalem will remain united.

By The Associated Press via Haaretz

Posted on May. 31, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his uncompromising stance on a united Jerusalem Tuesday night, saying he plans to authorize more building in the capital, in a speech at Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

The prime minister spoke on the eve of Jerusalem Day that commemorates Israel’s liberation of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War.

Mercaz Harav, an orthodox Yeshiva located in the Kiryat Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem was the site of a terror attack in 2008 in which a Palestinian gunman killed eight students.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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