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>> Donald Trump is the man Israel's right wing have been waiting for. A man fated for promising to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and crucially, a man many hope will support more settlements on land that Palestinians want for a state. Boris Grossman is Deputy Mayor of Ma'ale Adumim, a West Bank settlement that's home to 40,000 Israelis.
> I really believe that, first of all, we'll be annexed to Israel. And that secondly, we'll be allowed to build in Maale Adumim.>> Obama's administration called the settlements a threat to peace. The contrast with Trump couldn't be more stark. His nomination for Ambassador, David Friedman, is an active supporter of the settlements and even helped to raise money for one.
Those on Israel's right, see an opportunity.>> It's almost a question of you have to be careful what you wish for. It also fuels the far right in Israel who actually proposed policies that go well beyond what Netanyahu himself feels comfortable with. And this could potentially be destabilizing to his coalition which still ultimately rests on support from religious and far right groups.
>> Palestinians have reacted in protest against Trump's embassy proposal, and the new legislation>> This will put an end to any serious hope for peace especially that this settlement is illegal and it would divide the West Bank, and would lead to a situation that nobody can control.>> But that's something Israel's Prime Minister seems well aware of.
He's thought to be looking at curbing settlement legislation at least until after he's met Donald Trump.