Half a million Jewish Israelis are living beyond the Israel-Jordan border prior to 1967.
Some 200,000 reside in greater Jerusalem in areas annexed by Israel. Another 300,000 live in the so-called West Bank, the Biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria. At the current rate of growth, the Jewish population there will comprise about 750,000 people by 2025.
The evacuation of 8,000 Jewish settlers from Gaza and their absorption in Israel cost NIS 10 billion.
Those interested in turning back time and evacuating Israelis from the areas beyond the 1967 borders would have to invest NIS 600 billion for that end. An unreal figure.
Source: Ynet News
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