By Uri Blau
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Defense Minister Ehud Barak last week authorized construction of a dormitory at a religious school in the Beit Romano neighborhood of Hebron.
The yeshiva was surprised to learn it had gained approval, having only heard of it after a Haaretz inquiry on the matter.
The yeshiva said construction had been delayed for years due to a defense ministry ban.
The interim head of the yeshiva, Rabbi Hananel Etrog, said Barak’s predecessor, MK Amir Peretz, had refused to approve the request. “We’ve been working on this for years,” said Etrog.
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