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The violence in Israel isn't over land

The violence in Israel isn't over land

There are several factual errors in your editorial about Israel's recent upsurge in violence ("Jerusalem's nightmare," Oct. 17).

The editorial states that Israeli settlers often carry out reprisal attacks with impunity. Israel is a country of laws, and every attack by the settlers is investigated and the perpetrators tried in court. Today there are even a handful of Jewish settlers in jail on administrative detention waiting for investigations to be concluded.

You state that the anger driving the Palestinians to murder Jews stems from Arab frustration over the Israeli...