Amos and the Settlers (Deuteronomy 20:19) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 25.11.09 | 19:44 (IST)

    "When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because you can eat their fruit. Do not cut them down. Are the trees of the field people, that you should besiege them?" - Deuteronomy. 20:19 That only applies to pious Jews, not Settlers CJ, the Settlers KNOW that they are the chosen of the Lord and may ignore any law he has commanded for other, lesser, Jews. They believe that they have the right to do anything they wish, and abuse any man. They only read the books for what pleases them, and not for what might restrain them. Otherwise they would know: "For I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins. You oppress the righteous and take bribes and you deprive the poor of justice in the courts." - Amos 5:12

    from the article: Rights group: 69 cases of Palestinian olive trees destroyed, but no prosecutions
    First published 02:28 25.11.09 | Last updated 09:32 25.11.09
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