Passing it on he hopes lets him off the hook. It also helps Judaize all valued parts of Palestine Israel wants at the expense of displaced residents.
Headlines announced the latest. On December 17, 1,500 new East Jerusalem homes were approved. Netanyahu's office claimed it's not new construction. It's another stage of what's ongoing.
Jerusalem's District Planning and Construction Committee approved units in East Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Additional planning stages remain. Final authorization takes time. Reports said expect additional construction announcements.
Two days later one came. A new Jewish neighborhood will arise, it said. It'll be built south of East Jerusalem. It's over the Green Line.
More than 2,600 housing units are slated for what's called Givat Hamatos. It's a mobile home site. Unwanted Ethiopian immigrants used it.
It's near Har Homa. In 1997, it was controversial when Netanyahu approved it. It was during his first prime ministerial term.
Although it's south of the city, it's part of greater East Jerusalem because it crosses the Green Line. Discussion about an additional 900 units suggests these and more to come.