they keep themselves in poverty. Before the 1st intifadah the West Bank was starting to boom. There were real signs of growth and Nabulus had a pulse and pace. Murderers don't tend to get economic opportunities. In any event, as poor as the Pals are, they continue to be much better off than many, many Muslims in the Islamic world and that is true even in places that are dripping with wealth. Make whatever excuses you want, Pals deserve even less than what they have. They could have had peace and prosperity long ago but instead chose the road of violence and hatred. Under-priviledge is part and parcel of that choice. Tough! Learn to love your children more than you hate Israelis. Then you might do the right thing.
Israel to cut VAT to 17%, corporate tax rate to 25%., says Netanyahu (Reuters)
from the article: Israel Police leave Temple Mount as calm returns to Jerusalem