Documents obtained by Haaretz suggest that the plan to raze 22 Palestinian homes in Silwan to make room for tourist center was not ready to be approved by planning committee, but was rushed by Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat.HAARETZ article.According to the documents, the city's professional echelon harshly criticized the plan to raze 22 Palestinian homes to make room for a tourist center in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem, and decided that the plan is not ready to be put before the committee.
Razing of Palestinian homes in E. Jerusalem approved despite 250 defects in plan - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News
any wonder the world knows?
The world has yet another example which tells it that Israel has one overriding objective: land grab not peace deal. Is it defensible? No, but then, Israel seems to love being in defensive mode...forever. How painfully sadTourist center
For a tourist center hey? Well, I officially won't be coming back to Israel.