MK Kisch willing to let E1 “remain as it was, outside Israel proper, making the Israeli Ma’ale Adumim an island in an otherwise disputed territory”

JEWISH PRESS
Trump or Not, Govt. May Push Ma’ale Adumim Annexation Bill
by David Israel
March 2, 2017

After numerous postponements, the bill annexing Ma’ale Adumim, an Israeli city in Judea, some four miles from Jerusalem, creating an urban Jewish gap across the heart of a future Palestinian State, is likely to be brought to a vote at the Ministerial Legislative Committee this Sunday, Ha’aretz reported on Wednesday. The bill’s sponsor, MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), wanted to submit it to the committee for a vote several weeks ago, but Prime Minister Netanyahu torpedoed the move, citing the need to avoid upsetting President Trump by acting unilaterally on issues that are entirely outside the purview of US foreign policy…MK Kisch’s bill imposes Israeli law on the city of Ma’ale Adumim, which for close to three decades has been under martial law, like all the other Israeli towns and villages in Judea and Samaria. READ MORE

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