Then this group of mostly newcomers came and drove them off more land, and herded them into smaller quarters. And then remember that Palestinians are basically the descendants of the original Jews, so that Jewish Israelis and Palestinians have the same ties to the land, though for Palestinians the ties are uninterrupted by a thousand year exile. That's the main 'current reality' - one group came and drove another closely related group from its land, and declared that this victim group to be criminals when they fight back rather than roll over.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: You can’t love Israel by whitewashing the Palestinians