Excavations began in Tel Rumeida, Hebron since last Sunday in order to establish archaeological park tourism in the region, at the initiative of the settlers

Published January 9th:
According to the newspaper Haaretz Hebrew edition of Thursday , that the Israeli government financed projects, new settlement in Hebron ; pretext to establish an archaeological park in an outpost in the Tel Rumeida style gardens in Silwan . The newspaper added , ‘ that excavations began practically at Tel Rumeida in Hebron since last Sunday , in order to establish an archaeological park tourism in the region, at the initiative of the settlers , and a large number of archaeologists has refused to take part in the excavations , but the University of ‘ Ariel ‘ and the Antiquities Authority agreed to start practically excavations in the region despite stoppage since 1990 ‘ .

She pointed out ‘ that digs funded by the Ministry of Culture and the Israeli Antiquities Authority at a cost of 7 million shekels , and will continue until the end of the year 2014 on a land area of 6 acres , belonging to the citizens of Hebron prevented by the occupation authorities continue to grow .’ The left-wing activists ‘ The aim of the excavation is political, not scientific , and the settlers in Hebron imitate Association ‘ Elad ‘ settlement in Jerusalem, which is working on the acquisition of land Silwan ; pretext of searching for effects and establish gardens archaeological , and the goal is to expand the outpost in Hebron http://hr.ps/ar/news/45052.html

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