Factual inaccuracy buried by nauseating histrionic bigotry. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 03.12.10 | 10:33 (IST)

    Conifers are indeed native to the area (Cedars of Lebanon) - the native trees were all cut down by the Ottomans to make railroad ties for the Hejaz Railroad 100 years ago. And I can tell you from the example of wildfires hitting commercial olive orchards here in California (similar climate and wind-driven Chamsin fire problem as Israel) that "native" oil-rich olive trees burn like napalm when ignited by wildfire. Last but not least - the historic Arab villages are still thriving on Mt. Carmel (Issifiyya is not a kibbutz), and Jewish firemen are risking their lives to save them while you spead your filth.

    from the article: Israel devours its own people - this time with fire
    First published 02:25 03.12.10 | Last updated 02:25 03.12.10
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