Israel is planning to build 50,000 homes, mostly in East Jerusalem. Pictured above is the Ramat Schlomo settlement where permission for a further 1,600 units was announced during Biden's visit.
Some 50,000 new housing units in Jerusalem neighborhoods beyond the Green Line are in various stages of planning and approval, planning officials told Haaretz. They said Jerusalem's construction plans for the next few years, even decades, are expected to focus on East Jerusalem. more