Palestinian Villagers Tilled Their Land So Well, Israel Is Now Confiscating It From Them

The separation barrier will cut residents of Al-Walaja from their lands by the end of the year; the beauty of the terraces they cultivated for decades was used as one of the main reasons for announcing the area a national park.

Two weeks ago, soldiers hung posters in the village of Al-Walaja, south of Jerusalem: “Notice of...