July 31, 2011
“We declare the establishment of 11 permanent settlements in the Negev and the Galilee and we vow to bring 300 families to these locations within 60 days,” Ayalim CEO Matan Dahan announced today. “The answer to the housing problem lies in settling the Negev and the Galilee.”
Like Israel’s pre-state settlers who first built towers and then received official recognition in a continuing operation called Homat V’Migdal, on Sunday, July 31 Ayalim began bringing caravans to 11 urban and rural locations in places such iron bridge lending as Ramat HaNegev, Dimona, Yeruham, Ofakim, Mitzpeh Ramon and Kiryat Shmona.
In one day 300 families signed up and within 21 days Ayalim will provide them with housing facilities. In 60 days, Ayalim instant laons expects to receive government approval for the building of permanent settlements in the Negev and the Galilee as part of its Housing Plan.
“We need to offer young families like those protesting in the tentcities viable solutions for their future,” says Director General Dany Gliksberg. “Ayalim is made up of young people who have the energy, vitality and driving motivation to bring about historic change in this country.