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Military Establishment Fears Yesha Kids, Expulsions Postponed

Posted by Glezele Vayne on July 24, 2009

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by Maayana Miskin

(IsraelNN.com) Military officials meeting to discuss the destruction of Jewish homes in civilian outposts in Judea and Samaria have agreed to postpone several demolitions, according to the Hebrew-language daily Maariv. Commanders decided to delay implementation of demolition orders for one reason – due to the large number of young Land of Israel supporters currently on vacation from school.

“This is a horrible time to evacuate outposts, because thousands of youth and children are wandering around the area during summer vacation,” one explained. “They’ve already demonstrated that they can mobilize quickly.”

The source explained why children in particular posed a threat to demolition plans: “Nobody in the security establishment wants to fight with kids, because pictures of injured children will have a negative effect on the whole process.”

“When they go back to school, it’ll be easier to evacuate [outposts],” he concluded.

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