The Israeli Parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a bill intended to hinder any division of Jerusalem in a future deal with the Palestinians. The vote came as Israel’s rightist and religious parties started positioning themselves before an American-sponsored peace gathering expected to take place in Annapolis, Md., this month.This comes in addition to other steps taken by both politicians and civilians to protect Israel:
...The new bill proposes an amendment, stipulating that any change in the city’s status would require approval by two-thirds of the 120-seat legislature, or 80 votes, instead of a simple majority of 61. In a country without a constitution, the basic laws have more weight than other laws.
o 54 MKs in the Knesset have signed a petition in favor of Jews' right of purchase in Hebron.Technorati Tag: Israel.
o 150 Israeli citizens have initiated prosecution of the Wakf for destruction on the Temple Mount
o Israel is holding the PA responsible for terrorism