Wednesday, October 18, gorprokuratury on behalf of the state was transferred to the High court of justice answer the requirement of Jewish families to cancel the order for their eviction from the «House of the patriarchs» in Hebron.
In July about hundreds of settlers broke into the seals on the doors of the «House of the patriarchs» in Hebron and barricaded themselves inside, refusing to leave the building. The settlers said that the unauthorized settlement was a response to government red tape that prevent the recognition of the transaction on acquisition of the house.
In the response prepared by the public Prosecutor for the high court, contains a recommendation to reject the appeal of the settlers, as the residents need to be evacuated from the house.
Disputes over the ownership of three-storey house, located next to the cave of the Patriarchs, have been going on for five years. At the end of March 2012, the Jewish residents of Hebron, settled the controversial «House of the patriarchs». They provided to the civil administration documents that they claim show that the structure obtained legally. In this case, two branches of one Palestinian family’s claim that the building belongs to them.
13 Jul 2013 the appeals Commission of the military court of Judea and Samaria recognized the legitimate purchase of Hebron’s «House of the patriarchs» by the Council of the Jewish residents of the city. However, the settlement required the sanction of the Minister of defence.
In support of settlers at different times were: Avigdor Liberman, Gideon sa’ar, Yuli Edelstein, Limor Livnat, Daniel Hershkowitz, Israel Katz, a Knesset members of the right camp.