John, you're at the beginning of understanding that the Arab Palestinians don't just want an end to "illegal settlements" as you call them. They want an end to the Jewish presence in the Middle East. I hope your understanding continues to develop. "This isn`t a settlement (which I`m against) it isn`t "Jew only housing which I am also against. It isn`t a new "fact on the ground It is simply a place for people of the Jewish faith to honor God. Is that a bad thing?"
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF official: Neither Israel nor PA wants violence