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Arabs target Samaria community under 'olive harvest' cover

Yitzhar locals protest Arab entry into neighborhood premises. 'So many terror attacks have taken place during the so-called 'olive harvest.'

Arabs target Samaria community under 'olive harvest' cover

Jewish resident of Samaria arrested - for harvesting olives

Court orders suspect who harvested olives released to house arrest after police claim grove belongs to Arab.

Jewish resident of Samaria arrested - for harvesting olives

Return of the Arab Olive Tree 'Blood Libel'

Residents say annual Arab and leftist olive harvest tradition of framing Jews for cutting trees in Samaria began Sunday night.

Return of the Arab Olive Tree 'Blood Libel'

Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror Preparation

Jews catch Arabs filming Jewish town, making throat-cutting gestures on video – all as part of the ‘olive harvest.’

Video: ‘Olive Harvest’ as Terror Preparationplayer

Clash in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

Clash in Samaria as Arabs, foreign supporters try to force their way into an Israeli town. Locals say olive harvest just a pretext.

Clashes in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village

Catherine Ashton joins PA olive harvest in Israeli territory. PA: This proves the land should be ours.

Ashton Picks Olives in Arab Village, ‘Proof Israel Should Go’

Jewish-Owned Olive Grove Robbed, Destroyed

Arabs steal olives from Jewish-owned grove then destroy trees. Victims asks why the media makes Jews the villain.

Jewish-Owned Olive Grove Robbed, Destroyed

'Olive Harvest Time Opportunity for Troublemakers'

Not all participants in the olive harvest in Judea and Samaria come for the olives, says an Israeli from Elon Moreh

'Olive Harvest Time an Opportunity for Troublemakers'

Residents Catch Arabs Cutting Down Olive Trees

Shomron volunteers caught Arabs and a foreign leftist activist on video as they were cutting down trunks of olive trees.

Shomron Residents Catch Arabs Cutting Down Olive Treesplayer

Arab Attempt to Infiltrate Itamar Thwarted

An Arab disguised as a hareidi Jew tried to enter Itamar. He was stopped at the last moment.

Arab Attempt to Infiltrate Itamar Thwartedplayer

PA Police Operate in Israeli Town

PA Arabs show up to harvest Jewish-grown olives in Samaria, with PA police standing watch.

PA Police Operate in Israeli Town

Arabs Attack Jews During Olive Harvest in Samaria

PA Arabs attack Karnei Shomron residents while under the guise of harvesting their olives, protected by IDF troops. Police arrest a Jew.

Arabs Attack Jews in Karnei Shomron Olive Harvest; Jew Arrested

Olives Mt.: More Arab Violence

As the Maaleh Zeitim neighborhood grows and thrives, Arab rock-throwers step up their activity.

Arab Violence in Mt. of Olives Area – Up

Murderer in Itamar for Harvest

One of the murderers of the Fogel family was allowed into Itamar by the IDF to harvest olives shortly before the killing.

Murderer Was Allowed into Itamar for Olive Harvest

Anarchists, Arabs Burn Trees

MK Yaakov Katz says that the video showing anarchists burning olive trees is only the tip of the iceberg-they burned the mosques as well.

MK Katz:Anarchists Filmed Burning Olive Trees also Burned Mosqueplayer

Molotov Cocktails Thrown at Car

Arabs once again take advantage of olive harvest to commit attacks against Jews. Shomron head tells police: Prevent hooliganism and fight terror.

Arabs Throw Molotov Cocktails at Israeli Vehicle, Set Fires

Arabs Chop Netzer's Olive Trees

A gang of 12 Arabs were filmed Friday chopping down olive trees in a newly-planted grove in Netzer in Judea. Media reports ignored it.

Arabs Chop Down Olive Trees at Netzer

Jewish Town to Sue AFP

A Jewish town in Samaria plans to sue the French news Agency AFP for reporting it flooded an Arab olive grove with sewage.

Jewish Town to Sue Foreign Media AFP for Libel

Media Libel on Olive Harvest

A wave of media reports accusing Jews of cutting and burning and destroying Arab olive trees is outright libel, a media spokesman in Samaria says.

Pro-Arab PR Machine Feeds Media with Libel on Olive Harvest

Reform Rabbi Seeks Olive Owners

Reform Rabbi Arik Asherman was in the center of a dispute– some say he caused it – regarding Jewish olive harvesting in Samaria Monday.

Reform Rabbi Intervenes in Olive Harvest

The Truth About Harvest Violence

The olive harvest isn't just about olives, says Gershon Mesika, chairman of the Samaria Regional Council; nowadays it's an excuse to bash Israel.

Interview: Don't Believe Everything You Hear About 'the Harvest'

Arab Violence on Friday

Two Elon Moreh residents,were assaulted by Arabs and anarchists while preparing for the Sabbath inside the town. Arson at Gilad Farm in Shomron.

Friday:  Violence At Elon Moreh, Arson at Gilad Farm

IDF Guards Arab Farmers

IDF soldiers sent to guard Arab farmers. Jews: We're the ones who need protection.

IDF Video: Don't Worry, We're Safeguarding Arab Olive Harvestplayer

Counter 'Olive Harvest' Libel

Tired of libelous anti-Israeli reports during the annual olive harvest, Samaria residents create a website to show their side of the story.

New Site to Counter 'Olive Harvest' Libel

Limits on Jews in Arab Harvest

The IDF says it will prohibit Jews from entering some fields, including those in Jewish towns, during the olive harvest season.

IDF to Restrict Jews during Arab Olive Harvest

Historic Jerusalem Grave Found

Discovery of 200-yr-old gravesite on Mt. of Olives was particularly moving for Knesset Speaker Rivlin, a descendant of a colleague of the deceased.

Vilna Gaon's Student's Grave Found on Mt. of Olives

Olive Trees Replanted at Barrier

IDF carries out court order to replant olive trees, after relocation of the security fence at Bilin. Arabs then tried to overstep planting limits.

IDF Supervises Replanting Olive Trees at Separation Barrier

Olive Harvest - a Danger to Jews

Residents of Judea and Samaria worry that the olive harvest will once again mean Arab terrorist attacks on Jews.

Jews: Olive Harvest Policies Put Us at Risk

Anarchists Incite Arab Violence

The head of civilian security for Judea and Samaria says that clashes over the olive harvest are due to Jewish anarachists - not Arabs.

Anarchists Incite Arab-Jewish Clashes, Says Security Chief