I thought the state of Israel was created as a safe haven for Holocaust survivors, not illegal settlers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Marcus Silverman
    • 13.09.11 | 04:25 (IDT)

    That's what you get when you invite anyone remotely Jewish to emigrate to Israel, and give them tax incentives to live in illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land. When these economic migrants are forced to vacate their homes in the interests of politics and international law then they naturally resort to violence. The Israeli government are to blame - they should never have allowed settlements in the occupied territories in the first place - it violates article 49 of the fourth Geneva Convention - shame on them

    from the article: Shin Bet: Israel's extreme rightists organizing into terror groups
    First published 02:35 13.09.11 | Last updated 02:35 13.09.11
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