Report on Israeli Settlement in the Occupied Territories Vol 22 #2


The Israel Defense Forces and civilian police have, when called upon, obeyed decisions by Israel’s political leadership to evacuate settlers and settlements. More recently, however, the effective implementation of politically controversial decisions was accompanied by  opposition within the ranks, abetted by political leaders and prominent rabbis, to executing military orders considered to represent a repudiation of the political and religious dictates of Greater Israel.