The World: We Must Have Liberty'

Kalkilya is a Moslem community of 10,000 on the West Bank of the Jordan River, 13 miles northeast of Tel Aviv. During the Six-Day War, Israeli soldiers overran Kalkilya, destroying half the town and uprooting many of its lush, productive citrus groves. With help from Israel's government, the town has since been largely rebuilt, but it remains under what its inhabitants regard as enemy rule. TIME Jerusalem Bureau Chief William Marmon recently visited Kalkilya and sent this report:

FEW scars now remain in Kalkilya of that blistering June day in 1967 when Israel almost...

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