Gaza and the West Bank

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-The Palestinian Authority is paving a four-lane highway inside Israel’s sovereign territory. You’ve never heard of this? That, says Yossi Beilin, is exactly his point. (Ynet)

-As the olive harvest season is set to begin, many Palestinian farmers are unable to get to their fields, because the separation wall has been built between them and their land. (The Jerusalem Post)

-Moshe Feiglin, one of Likud’s leaders, opposes any Israeli entry into Gaza unless it is “with the intent purpose of declaring Israeli sovereignty there, encouraging the Arabs to emigrate from there (they want to leave anyway), and rebuilding the destroyed communities of Gush Katif�. (Israel National News)

-Although the West Bank outpost of Nofei Nechemia has been denounced as unauthorized and illegal, Michael Freund argues that it is the sort of place Israel needs “to recharge its Zionist batteries�. (The Jerusalem Post)

Posted on October 18, 2007

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