Settlers need educating - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.02.13 | 15:42 (IST)

    Israel consists only of that land it declared to be its sovereign territory on becomimg a state. It declared its borders to be those defined in the Partition Plan. Israel the State was carved out of Palestine to give jewish refugees a home after WW2. Settlers violate International Law by imposing themselves illegally on Palestinian Territory. They have no legitimacy being there at all. Even the Bible cannot give them that legitimacy given International Law states you cannot impose your religious beliefs on another. Settlements are the biggest cause of the conflict. Settlers need to withdraw to within Israels declared borders.

    from the article: It's the settlers - not the ultra-Orthodox - that threaten Israel most
    First published 06:03 10.02.13 | Last updated 06:03 10.02.13
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