"In fact we are the only religion to my knowledge where the religion and the land are intertwined." What are us American Indians? Chopped liver? Talk about NEVER EVER being able to go back... Ever heard of the Trail of Tears? The Mayans come to mind as well do the Inuit. And there are others, the Tasaday, Dream Time paintings of Aboriginal Tribal culture in the Australian Northern Territory but you get the picture. No, yours is not the only displaced tribal culture with deep ties to a specific geographical area. What you need to learn is how to live with others who also have a legal claim to the land illegally occupied by Israel. That my culture challenged friend is the true "Fundamental Issue" -- Will Israel decide to seek peace or will it be lost forever in greed for land and water but not the people?
Death toll from car bombs in Iraq rises to 56 (AP)
from the article: Officials: Israel to allow construction in existing W. Bank settlements