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On this Back Story different views on what sparked the recent violence in Jerusalem, and then the rocket attacks from Gaza across Israel's major City's.
Host Dana Lewis speaks to former PLO Rep and lawyer Palestinian Diana Buttu on her perception of Israeli apartheid and Palestinians right to fight back.
Israeli Military Affairs Correspondent Ron Ben-Yishai says the Israeli army won't easily stop its attacks on Gaza until it disables Hamas and its ability to launch rocket attacks. And he blames the outbreak of violence on Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
And Israeli Journalist Tal Heinrich on why the violence now, and was it easy to predict as tensions have been mounting with the Government of Benjamin Netanyahu.