Community service for settler who urged violence against soldiers, Palestinians

A far-right settler was sentenced to five months of community service Sunday for social media posts calling for violent action against Palestinians and Israeli soldiers.

Eliraz Fein was also given a 10-month suspended prison sentence and a NIS 2,000 ($575) fine for comments she made in an email forum where residents from the northern West Bank settlement of Yitzhar mulled the legality — according to Jewish law — of attacking, and even killing, IDF soldiers “under certain circumstances.”

Jacob Magid

Eliraz Fein, a 22-year-old Israeli settler from the northern West Bank settlement of Yitzhar, is brought to court in suspicion of “inciting violence against soldiers” on May 7, 2014. (Meital Cohen/Flash90)

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