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Gush Etzion (Map) Is the Southern Shoulder of Jerusalem

By Mark Langfan
Arutz Sheva
19 September, 2014

Gush Etzion is the southern shoulder of Jerusalem.  Without Gush Etzion, you can kiss Jerusalem goodbye.

Knesset ministers are to hold a vote on Sunday to set the path of the security barrier in the Gush Etzion region of Judea, located just south of Jerusalem, according to reports on Galei Tzahal (IDF Radio) on Thursday. See full article here.

CIA 2006, as adapted by Mark Langfan 2014