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State pessimistic about success of Ulpana homes’ relocation

State motions court to postpone project’s deadline after spending millions of shekels in dismantling of evacuated homes,  admits homes might not be fit for accommodation.

Itamar Fleishman


The State motioned the Supreme Court on Sunday to postpone by 60 days a High Court deadline for the dismantling of the Ulpana neighborhood homes.

The State admitted that the houses might not be fit for accommodation after they are taken apart in a project which has cost millions of shekels.

פינוי גבעת האולפנה בחודש יוני (צילום: אוהד צויגנברג)

Ulpana evacuation last June – Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg

The reason: the houses were not built according to construction plans and differently than what the Defense Ministry had expected. Continue Reading »