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Israeli State-funded NGO That Built Illegal West Bank Outpost Now Trying to Legalize It

The outpost near Kfar Adumim currently functions as a site for rehabilitating radical settler youths. January 2017 Credit: Olivier Fitoussi

Yotam Berger , Nov 07, 2017 12:19 PM

The nonprofit organization called the Jewish Shepherd, which is funded by the Education Ministry, is seeking to retroactively legalize an unauthorized outpost erected by Kfar Adumim.

The road to the outpost, which was built on “Hill 387” near Route 1 connecting Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, passes over privately owned Palestinian land. The homes were erected without permits on the hill, which is state land. The court has ordered their demolition.

Ultimately the goal of this NGO, which was established by the Education Ministry and provides services to the ministry, is to get the kids back in school or the army.

Sometimes the organization’s reps bring youth from other outposts in the West Bank to this outpost…..
read more: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.821408

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