According religious website «Kip», in Afula, you may receive the Arab quarter. Local residents are unhappy with the results of the tender for the construction. In the evening of 6 December about the municipality held a protest demonstration.
The publication stated that the city recently announced a tender for construction in the neighborhood of Afula Illit, where under building were allocated to dozens of land parcels. In the publication it is argued that competition was won by Arabian developers who could offer the highest price.
The organizers of the protests in Afula Express concern that as a result of construction will be lost to the Jewish character of the city, and Afula will become a city with a mixed population.
In the Land office of Israel at the request of the religious site said that the competitions are held regardless of the nationality of its participants. In accordance with the rules in July published a tender for the development of 27 plots of land for 45 housing units. Information about the competition was published in the Newspapers and on the Internet. And the application could submit all Israeli citizens. For the three months 305 filed applications, of which 27 were selected the winners.