When my children were at school in the first intifada, an army jeep with the soldiers poised with riles pointed into the school, was a twice daily Occurrence. The priests would need to meet the children and guide them inside. Why? Provocation of course. There used to be confrontations weekly at the mosque but since access to the mosque has been free, there has been little trouble. no provocation menace peace.
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