Ma'ale Adumim.30,000 and it is growing. Just East of Jerusalem, across the road from a Palestinian Arab
town on land won from Jordan in the 6-Day War, June-1967.
Ma'aleh Adumim is located seven kilometers (4.5 miles) east of Jerusalem. This is geographically significant in that it makes Ma'aleh Adumim a central location linking the Jordan Valley and Judean Desert to the nation capital, Jerusalem. Historically, foreign powers ruling the area - from the Romans to the Jordanians - attempted to secure this route and considered Ma'aleh ADumim strategically crucial to the defense of Jerusalem.
The population of Ma'aleh Adumim in January 2008 is numbered at 34,495 residents.
The city plans to reach a population of 50,000.Should Israel now give the land, the city to the Palestinians?
I say no!