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JNF heads oppose law allowing leasing of land only to Jews

By Shahar Ilan Most of the Jewish National Fund’s leadership is against a law that would allow it to continue leasing land only to Jews, deputy JNF chairman Menachem Leibovitz told Haaretz Monday. “We want to reach an arrangement with the state within three months and there is no reason, no justification and no wisdom in enacting a JNF law. I imagine that is the position of most of the JNF leadership,” he said. The proposed bill calls for a comprehensive land swap with the …

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