The following selections are from news reports, articles, and editorials appearing in the Israeli press. The items chosen illustrate current trends or focus on issues that have taken on particular importance during the quarter.
Palestinian Independence. An official Israeli reaction.
The Diary of a Soldier. Jerusalem Post reporter Joel Greenberg presents some of the entries from the diary of a young Israeli soldier in the West Bank during the intifadah.
The "Transfer" Option. Elihu Katz reports on the high percentage of Israelis that supporthe idea of "transferring" Palestinians out of the occupied territories aa solution to the conflict.
"Death Squads" in the Occupied Territories? An article from Kol Ha'Ir examines a recent incident in the town of Yatta.