When will israelis stop their settlers from killing Palestinians? The simple answer is, “never—not while the Occupation continues.” As long as Israeli settlers remain in the West Bank, protected by the Israeli Army and armed with the teachings that have led them to believe that Palestinians have no right to be there, a faction of the settlers will choose violence over negotiation as a means to achieve the Palestinians’ removal. Most Israelis and most American Jews are almost totally unaware of the ongoing harassment that the settlers frequently visit on their Palestinian neighbors: they uproot their olive trees, destroy their fields, attack their homes, and have physically assaulted Palestinian men, women, and children. This aggression is supplemented by acts of violence on the part of the IDF as it tries to enforce the Occupation.

Such accounts are readily available online at the Israeli newspaper...

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