Chephar-haammonai

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Chephar-haammonai

(kē`fär-hāăm`ōnā), in the Bible, town of Benjamin.
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where the extremist settlers asked their government to recognize the settlement following the Israeli occupation forces evacuated the Amona outpost.
Al-Ayyam focused in its main front page story on the construction of the new settlement, Amihai, near Nablus to house the illegal settlers evicted from Amona settlement outpost only to be housed in a new huge settlement the Israeli government is going to build for them.
Tenders are invited for Construction of CC Road at Amona Tq.
Israeli authorities have stepped up issuing demolition warrants for Palestinians in East Jerusalem in recent months, particularly after Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barakat threatened that the demolition of the illegal Israeli outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank would be met with the mass demolition of Palestinian homes lacking the nearly impossible to obtain Israeli-issued building permits.
He also pledged to act speedily to construct new homes for the roughly 40 families evicted from the wildcat outpost of Amona in February after Israel's Supreme Court ruled their homes had been built illegally on private Palestinian land.
After opening statements at a press conference, the two leaders met for a closed-door meeting, during which the subject of Amona and the brewing coalition crisis with the Jewish Home were raised.
The evacuation of Amona last week was painful for many reasons, not the least of which was an image both similar and dramatically different.
The Supreme Court has ordered the settlement of Amona evacuated on Christmas.
50) Second, local authorities spend more on a residential neighborhood than they receive in income from it, generated primarily from the amona (local property tax).
Israel has so far advanced plans for 98 of the 300 units - even though only around 40 families live in the outpost, known as Amona, that must be demolished.
An Israeli court has recently decided to evacuate the Amona outpost after Palestine had filed a lawsuit which confirms its possession of lands built on the outpost.
The next day, Trudeau criticised Israel's plans to find a solution to the Amona (illegal) colony by transplanting it in another area through the seizure of a privately-owned Palestinian land.