Monthly Archives: November 2012

Where the military college on the Mount of Olives will be built

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Map of the location of the planned military college on the Mount of Olives

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Statement from Emek Shaveh calling for international church involvement

Emek Shaveh, an organization of archaeologists and community activists focusing on the role of archaeology in Israeli society and in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has told us: ‘If the Churches get involved and oppose the plan it could have a great impact. If … Continue reading

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‘The pace of approval of this plan has been quite rapid, and it is clear that it is being fast-tracked’

For some history to the planning application for the military college on the Mount of Olives, see Terrestrial Jerusalem. ‘The plans involves the construction of an 8-story structure, 5 stories of which will be built into the ridge, with 41,480 … Continue reading

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Military College to be 42,000-square-meter eight storey structure: “What can you possibly be thinking?”

The Jerusalem Post reports that the military college on the Mount of Olives is to be a 42,000-square-meter structure, eight storeys high. The report quotes Daniel Seidemann, a specialist in legal and public issues in East Jerusalem, and founder of … Continue reading

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‘I believe that one can’t think of Mount of Olives as real estate’: views on the plan from an Israeli peace campaigner

Hagit Ofran, Settlement Watch Director at Peace Now, writes ‘The idea to build the college should not be of any problem, but the location, at one of the most sensitive and disputed areas in Jerusalem,  is a little more than … Continue reading

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Plan for a Military College on Mount of Olives Now Deposited

On October 20, Peace Now shared the news that ‘In the last few days, ads were hung up in Mt. of Olives in East Jerusalem announcing the depositing of plan no. 51870 for the construction of the Israeli Military College. … Continue reading

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