The settlements are the instrument of the Israeli policy of landgrabbing. And the reason why Israel can't have peace with its Palestinian neighbours. The settlers, alas, have the power to bring down any Israeli government. Luckily, some Israelis are beginning to understand that this cannot go on. Let's hope they can save Israel as a civilized nation.
Three Palestinian teens killed by Israeli army fire during protests near Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: 'Actors' boycott on settlement Cultural Center will tear Israel apart'