Why do we make enemies of friends? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • YitzhakS
    • 10.09.12 | 07:13 (IDT)

    I know the people of Bir al Maksur, they are good people and good neighbors. They live just a few kilometers from my yishuv. Many if not most of the village's men are IDF veterans. Their shepherds graze their goats and cattle on our land, some of their families are running businesses on our yishuv. Good people, good neighbors. So, what the bloody hell is the mo'atza doing knocking down this gentleman's house? It seems to be all a bureaucratic technicality. Don't the bureaucratic pencil pushers have anything better to do with their time than turn friends into enemies?

    from the article: Arab villagers come together to rebuild razed home in northern Israel
    First published 03:31 10.09.12 | Last updated 03:31 10.09.12
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