Jonathan Cook reports on Israeli soldiers breaking the silence on what they’ve done. “Whatever a soldier believes when they begin their military service, there is no way to behave ethically in the occupied territories,” Ido Even-Paz, a former Israeli soldier says. “It’s a system in which Palestinians are always treated as inferior… Every day the job is to inflict collective punishment…”
Palestinians report that Israeli settlers have burned down agricultural land including valuable olive trees, while Israeli forces prevented the Palestinian owners from putting out the fires.
IDF entered Hebron to protect 3,000 Israeli settlers as they entered the courtyards of the Ibrahimi Mosque, under pretext of celebrating Jewish holidays and marking the Jewish New Year, which starts on Thursday.
A dozen American rabbis visit Hebron and see for themselves the result of a settlement inside a Palestinian town. They find the experience “eye-opening and heart-wrenching.” Their trip coincides with one of the worst crises ever in relations between Israel and the U.S. Jewish community.
Israeli settlers shout at Palestinians: ‘We go to heaven, you go to hell – If war breaks out the Jews will kill you all’ [VIDEO]
A Palestinian journalist caught on video a group of Israeli settlers driving through a densely populated Palestinian city yelling: “We go to heaven, you go to hell. If war breaks out the Jews will come here and evict and kill you all.”