Palestinians do not burn olive trees - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Free-Thinker
    • 19.10.10 | 09:45 (IST)

    Olive harvest is considered a holy event. There is a deep respect for trees rooted in the Palestinian culture. Irrespective of religion, both Moslem and Christian Palestinians practice this. On the other hand, settlers create an artificial sense of belonging to put on a show. They could really care less about olives or olive oil.

    from the article: Current West Bank olive harvest most violent in years, defense document reveals
    First published 00:41 19.10.10 | Last updated 00:41 19.10.10
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