Secret 1970 document confirms first West Bank settlements built on a lie – Yotam Berger – Haaretz 28.07.16
In minutes of meeting in then defence minister Moshe Dayan’s office, top Israeli officials discussed how to violate international law in building settlement of Kiryat Arba, next to Hebron. Hagit Ofran of Peace Now Settlement Watch says tricks are still being used to expand settlements today, albeit of different kinds.
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And see: Secular Zionists: the settlements are your fault too – Gershom Gorenberg – Haaretz 28.01.16
It might be comforting for secular Zionists to pin all the blame on religious, messianic theocrats for the failure to divide the land into two states. But that’s evading responsibility, both for the past and the present.