Leftist group demands downsizing of structure near Jerusalem’s Old City

Despite considerable pressure from the left-wing NGO Emek Shaveh to radically downsize the contested Kedem Center, being built by a right-wing group near the Old City walls at the entrance to Silwan, Emek Shaveh leader Yonotan Mizrahi said it was unlikely that the opposition would succeed.

“We got the feeling that they will approve what has already been approved for the center,” Mizrahi said following a Tuesday morning hearing by the National Planning and Building Committee.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Leftist-group-demands-downsizing-of-structure-near-Jerusalems-Old-City-448892

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