in answer to reaction no. 17: israel can build settlements in stead of in the golan heights and the west bank. there is plenty of space in the negev-desert to build and irigate, which is half the territory of the state of israel and which is thinly populated.
Two seriously wounded in crime-related shooting in Netanya (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu: Israel will resume West Bank building in 8 months