Caroline Glick in the Jerusalem Post reports on the peaceful protest by Israelis against the expulsion by their government of Jewish settlers from their farms and communities in Gaza and northern Samaria. She writes:
These people’s homes will be either destroyed or turned over to the same Palestinian terrorist forces that have been attacking them continuously for the past five years. Their hothouses and livestock are set to be turned over to the Palestinians as well.
Israel, Glick notes, “receives nothing in return.”
Israeli advocates of expelling their fellow Jewish citizens contend, for reasons I find unpersuasive, that this move is necessary to maintain Israel as a democratic, Jewish society. But Glick reports that
what the opponents of the expulsion plan experienced, in their efforts to even voice their opposition, is that in insisting on carrying out this plan