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April 26, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Ignoring an appeal from the United States, the General Assembly demanded that Israel stop building Jewish housing in disputed East Jerusalem. The U.N. resolution also called for an end to "all forms of support" for Israeli settlement activities. The action marked the first time that there has been anything remotely approaching a threat of collective international action. The vote was overwhelming--134-3, with 11 abstentions. The U.N.
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September 16, 1997 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday denounced Jewish settlers who took up residence in two buildings in East Jerusalem, hinting that his government may, on grounds of public safety, evict the three families who moved into the Palestinian neighborhood under cover of night.
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July 26, 1997 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Palestinian leaders warning of renewed violence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued assurances to Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat on Friday that he will do everything possible to block construction of a newly approved Jewish housing project in the heart of traditionally Arab East Jerusalem.
NEWS
July 26, 1997 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Palestinian leaders warning of renewed violence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued assurances to Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat on Friday that he will do everything possible to block construction of a newly approved Jewish housing project in the heart of traditionally Arab East Jerusalem.
NEWS
December 23, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Last summer, before moving into half a dozen houses in the Jerusalem Arab suburb of Silwan, the militant nationalist El Ad organization signed a rental agreement with a government agency that had taken charge of the buildings from their Palestinian owners. The rental fee--$12 a month--was bargain basement even for Silwan, a poor community that sits in the shadow of the Old City walls.
NEWS
September 27, 1994 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who halted construction of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank two years ago, has quietly approved expansion of one such community amid indications that others will also be enlarged to secure Israel's hold on parts of the territory when Palestinians gain autonomy there. Oded Ben-Ami, the prime minister's spokesman, confirmed that Rabin had in August authorized the settlement of Alfei Menashe to add nearly 1,000 housing units, more than doubling its size.
NEWS
September 16, 1997 | REBECCA TROUNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday denounced Jewish settlers who took up residence in two buildings in East Jerusalem, hinting that his government may, on grounds of public safety, evict the three families who moved into the Palestinian neighborhood under cover of night.
NEWS
January 30, 1996 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In their native Ethiopia, they were hounded as Jews and told they should "return" to their real homeland: Israel. So they did. With the help of American Jewish groups and the Israeli government, tens of thousands of Ethiopian Jews who believed they were one of the lost tribes of Israel emigrated to the Jewish state so that they might finally feel at home. Instead, they found themselves to be aliens in yet another land.
NEWS
June 21, 1990 | BEA MAXWELL
Peninsula Education Foundation's "Main Event VIII" held May 5 at the proposed Ritz-Carlton site in Rancho Palos Verdes, was attended by 900 guests. Chuck Miller and Bob Modzelski of Aztec Rental underwrote the dinner tent housing. The fund-raiser benefited PEF by $130,000 to be used to fund programs in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. Ann Pappas and Jill Schultz chaired the event.
NEWS
April 26, 1997 | From Times Wire Reports
Ignoring an appeal from the United States, the General Assembly demanded that Israel stop building Jewish housing in disputed East Jerusalem. The U.N. resolution also called for an end to "all forms of support" for Israeli settlement activities. The action marked the first time that there has been anything remotely approaching a threat of collective international action. The vote was overwhelming--134-3, with 11 abstentions. The U.N.
NEWS
September 27, 1994 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who halted construction of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank two years ago, has quietly approved expansion of one such community amid indications that others will also be enlarged to secure Israel's hold on parts of the territory when Palestinians gain autonomy there. Oded Ben-Ami, the prime minister's spokesman, confirmed that Rabin had in August authorized the settlement of Alfei Menashe to add nearly 1,000 housing units, more than doubling its size.
NEWS
December 23, 1991 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Last summer, before moving into half a dozen houses in the Jerusalem Arab suburb of Silwan, the militant nationalist El Ad organization signed a rental agreement with a government agency that had taken charge of the buildings from their Palestinian owners. The rental fee--$12 a month--was bargain basement even for Silwan, a poor community that sits in the shadow of the Old City walls.
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