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  • Bedouins in Negev Face Demolition of Communities, Forced Urbanization

    By Jeremy Elster

    June 25, 2014 | 6:15 am

    The story of the Bedouin village of Al-Arakib is one of tragedy and loss. Since 2010, the government has demolished the village more than 70 times to displace the Bedouin families living there, who are not recognized by the State, and to plant the Ambassadors Forest on the land. On...

  • Israeli government requests extension on outpost demolition

    June 25, 2012 | 10:03 am

    Israel’s government has asked the country’s Supreme Court to postpone the demolition of a West Bank outpost for several months.

    The state requested the extension because it said it discovered new information that the Givat Assaf outpost near the Beit El settlement was not built on privately owned Palestinian land, as was alleged by Peace Now in the court case.

    Givat Assaf is to be demolished by July 1. It is one of six illegal outposts that the court ordered to be dismantled.

  • Boyle Heights JCC

    By Tom Tugend

    March 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Someone has demolished a part of Los Angeles Jewish history and at this point no one in the Jewish community or even the city's building department seems to know who did it and why.

    The architecturally significant Soto-Michigan Jewish Community Center, the focal point of Jewish...

  • Another Jewish Landmark Faces Demolition

    By Idan Ivri

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Men slowly arrange scattered clothes into a makeshift tent on the front steps of 126 N. St. Louis St. A few windows in the building's powder-blue facade are broken; an old chimney stains a sliver of the north wall black.

    Today, the anonymous building is one among thousands that...

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