You write: Perhaps the Pals should set up patrols to protect their village. Do what the settlers would do if it were reversed. The problem is that they can't, because the IDF will arrest them for being a paramilitary organization. This is why the settlers can get away with so much, because they are protected by settler security as well as the IDF while the village of Hawara and so many like it remain defenseless.
Thousands protest outlawing of Islamic Movement in Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Mosque vandalized as settlers attack Palestinian village