Israel advances construction in controversial East Jerusalem neighborhood

"“Givat Hamatos, along with Gilo, will completely surround the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Safafa. One day, if there’s a two-state solution and a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, Beit Safafa will be cut off from the rest of East Jerusalem,” said Aviv Tatarsky, a researcher at the left-wing Jerusalem nonprofit Ir Amim."
Times of Israel