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A religious settler peers out of the house in Hebron.(Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

Tomorrow is Land Day, a traditional day of Palestinian protest against expropriation and occupation. So it’s a good thing that late last night a group of Jewish settlers in the particularly fraught West Bank city of Hebron moved in to a three-story house in a Palestinian neighborhood near the Cave of the Patriarchs (where Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are ostensibly buried) in Hebron. “For us this was a provocation,” said an IDF source. “At this time this is problematic.” This will surely end well!

Occupation of Palestinian House by Hebron Settlers ‘A Provocation,’ Says IDF Source [Haaretz]





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