All who visit the Bat Ayin are struck by the beautiful vistas, the peaceful surroundings, and the profound level of devotion and spirituality of the people who live there. The village boasts an innovative Zionist-Chassidic Yeshiva for Americans and Israelis, and a unique women's program, Midrasha, which combines Torah learning, creativity, and closeness to the Land of Israel. Bat Ayin is growing, and planning exciting new projects, as it develops into its next stage. ~ Bat Ayn website
– November 16 2010, burnt and destroyed 70 olive trees in the Saffa Valley.
– November 15 2010, burnt and destroyed 85 fig and olive trees in the Saffa Valley.
– 24 June 2010, set fire to farmland in the Saffa Valley and threw stones and bottles at nearby houses.
– 11 March 2010, set fire to a number of trees in the Saffa Valley.
– 9 January 2010, 40 settlers attacked three local farmers with stones.
– 31 December 2009, shot a local famer with a hand gun.
– 20 December 2009, shot at local farmers.
– 13 July 2009, set fire to farmland in the Saffa Valley.
– 1 and 2 May 2009, entered the Saffa Valley destroyed fruit trees and shot at nearby residential homes.
– 26 April 2009, beat two elderly Palestinians, including holding down an 80 year old male and
repeatedly smashed his head with stones.
– 8 April 2009, invaded Palestinian land and shot at local residents.
– In 2007, large numbers of settlers from Bet Ayn terrified locals by marching through neighboring
Palestinian villages dressed in white and carrying weapons, including M16 machine guns. The primary reason behind this campaign of terror and destruction is an attempt to deter local Palestinian farmers from farming their land to facilitate the annexation of the land by the Israeli military for further settlement expansion.
All who visit the Bat Ayin are struck by the beautiful vistas, the peaceful surroundings, and
the profound level of devotion and spirituality of the people who live there. (http://www.bat- ayin.org/73023/About-Us)