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Too late to change the name? Magic Kass amusement park is set to open in Israel 

An unfortunately named amusement park is set to become Israel's largest ever when it opens this summer.

Magic Kass - named for Hanoch Kass, the investor behind the project - is an indoor theme park built in a settlement industrial zone outside of Jerusalem. 

The Mishor Adumim site cost half a billion Israeli New Shekels (£111,700) to construct, the Times of Israel reported, and is expected to be the first of several parks in the area.

'It is providing amusement, all right – with its name,' Israel blogger David Lange wrote, quipping: 'I guess no English speakers were involved in that process…unless it was Bart Simpson.'

An exact opening date is yet to be announced for the park, which will include a 20-meter-high roller coaster overlooking the Dead Sea, video games and a VR area, according to the investor group's website.

Magic Kass - an unfortunately named amusement park is set to become Israel's largest ever when it opens this summer

The Mishor Adumim site is around 10 to 20 minutes drive from Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank

The site is around 10 to 20 minutes drive from Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. 

Israeli settlements in the West Bank are illegal under international law but the Israeli government disputes this.

Hundreds of Palestinians and Arab Israelis are employed in factories and other businesses in the industrial park, where the wages tend to be higher than in the Palestinian territories.

It is not clear whether Palestinians or Arab Israelis will be part of the staff at the Magic Kass amusement park. 

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