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My grandmother’s trees changed the face of Palestine

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Peter Belmont writes:

Here’s an interesting (if a bit long-winded) PDF file law-professor article on the Israeli government and Israeli settlers’ attacks on Palestinian olive-trees, including a discussion of the cultural meaning of olive-trees to Palestinians.

A note: the millions of "trees" planted by Zionists, including my grandmother, were PINE TREES and had the effect of Europeanizing the visual impact of Palestine, whereas the native tree is (fundamentally) the olive tree.

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