TA, you are so condescending to Linda. But the reason Israel is there at all is that no one wanted refugee Jews in their countries following WW2. Yes, you may not be a Jew-hater, but the world is filled with them, and the policy of many governments toward Israel is made by Jew-haters who would like to see the Jews of Israel commit collective suicide by being nice to their enemies, who will, one day, I am sad to say, win.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel to let Presidential Guard train near West Bank city of Jericho