Working Meeting with the Minister of Defense and Tour of the Chalom Ya'akov Site
We held a working meeting with Defense Minister and Prime Minister Alternate MK Beni Gantz and Minister of Civil Affairs MK Michael Bitton. We presented the defense minister with the most pressing issues facing Jewish settlement in Yesha that are present concerns, along with the daily security needs of the residents of the area. As a result of the meeting, it was recommended that a multi-year government plan of NIS 500 million for security components be formulated. Yesha Council Chairman David Alhayani thanked Minister Gantz for the meeting and asked that he take care of the important issues of security facing the daily lives of Yesha residents. After the meeting, the defense minister went on a short tour of the Chalom Yaakov Heritage site in Beit El.