Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the so-called “Oslo peace process,” and yet Palestinians are no closer to statehood than when they started the process in 1993. To the contrary, the Oslo peace declaration and its subsequent negotiations have produced far more violence than peace. During the last three decades Israel has continued and accelerated its settlement building campaigns in Area C,
Preserving trees, tradition and livelihoods in Palestine. This article is excerpted from Dr. Bronner’s 2017 All-One Report. In 2004, I was returning to Palestine from the US to conduct anthropological research for my doctorate. As I traveled through the land—the Jenin, Nablus, and Ramallah areas of the West Bank—I noticed a number of uncultivated olive tree terraces.