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March 20, 2014 7:32 am

Peace Group Estimates Removing Jews From West Bank Could Cost $10 Billion

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The Jewish community of Beit El in Judea and Samaria. Credit: Yaakov via Wikimedia Commons.

Sydney Morning Herald – Tel Aviv: Paying Israel’s settlers in the occupied West Bank to give up their homes for a future Palestinian state would cost about $US10 billion, a peace group said. Settlers said the final price could be double that.

Assuming Israel would have to move about 100,000 people if a peace accord is reached, the organisation, Blue White Future, estimates that compensation of $US400,000 would be needed for each of 25,000 households, co-chairman Gilead Sher said. Fifty per cent of those affected would move voluntarily, while about 40 per cent would refuse, the group said, based on survey findings presented on Monday.

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  • Zelda Zadorah

    I think the $10Billion should come from Israels government,
    since they allowed settlements to be build in the first place on Palestinian land

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