Holding Out an Olive Branch on the West Bank
November 11, 2021
The increasingly violent actions of certain young Jewish settlers in the West Bank against Palestinians – and against their olive trees, sheep herds, vehicles, homes, water supplies, and against their persons – have deeply troubled me, as just one awful symptom of our occupation. Last spring, in the ongoing, non-violent attempts to deter the frequent harassment by their Jewish settler neighbors, I went out twice to accompany Palestinian shepherds as they grazed their flocks.
Source: reform judaism