Despite attacks by settlers, Palestinians and Israelis join forces for olive harvest


In the West Bank, the olive harvesting season has often been synonymous with violence. Some extremist Israeli settlers set olive groves ablaze and resort to physical attacks instead of letting Palestinian farmers harvest their fields. But every year for the past two decades, other groups of Israeli citizens have been helping Palestinians out with the olive harvest. Among them are rabbis who still believe in the olive as a symbol of peace. Our correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.

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