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  אב 5, 5774 , 01/08/14

Organization to Plant 9,000 Trees for Murdered Teens, Soldiers

The organization has vowed to plant 3,000 trees in memory of the murdered teens, as well as 100 trees per fallen soldier. Sixty-one soldiers have been killed so far since Operation Protective Edge began 25 days ago; the total number of trees to be planted tops 9,000.

"Hamas wants to uproot us from the land, and destroy livelihoods - including that of southern Israeli farmers," the organization stated, in a press release. "We respond by planting new roots in the ground and thriving."

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