March 10, 1990 |
The government announced Friday that construction of 4,000 apartments for Jewish immigrants from the Soviet Union and other newcomers will begin next week. About 2,000 of the apartments will be in East Jerusalem, and Housing Minister David Levy, speaking to local officials in northern Israel, said the construction in that Arab quarter is a clear answer to U.S. policy questioning Israeli sovereignty over the area, Israel Radio reported. "It is not only our clear . . .