The West Bank settlement of Otniel. Kobi Kalmanovitz

A Terror-stricken Israeli Settlement's Vision for Peace With the Palestinians

The settlers of Otniel, which has suffered numerous deadly terror attacks since its founding two decades ago, insist upon conciliatory messages of coexistence with their neighbors. What sets them apart from other settlers?

Teenagers living in the settlement of Otniel in the south Hebron Hills are fond of black humor. One joke has it that the local hevra kadisha, the burial society, is offering a special deal – two for the price...

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