Crimes against the unique native enviornment of the region are an expression of settler hatred of the land, NOT love. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 20.10.13 | 15:22 (IDT)

    This is especially true of the olive trees, which are a sacred iconic symbol of both the region, and of all three Semitic religions ghat are rooted there. The native olive groves are vividly referenced throughout both Bibles. The settlers also poison water sources, vandalizing the few sources of rare and precious water. Now, we are reading that they also wall off the native fauna from their natural feeding and breeding grounds. Maybe the settlers hate the land, because the enviornment is too different from that of Europe?

    from the article: More than 100 olive trees uprooted in West Bank, Palestinians report
    First published 18:21 19.10.13 | Last updated 18:21 19.10.13
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