. "Israel annexes empty Palestinian because it is a connector strip"a. Parcel of land known as E1, largely empty and sittingbetween Jerusalem and MaaleAdumim- it is beingannexed by Israel.b. Israeli authorities are ordering Palestinian families toremove the remains of their relatives buried there.c. Israel sees E1 as a connector between East Jerusalem andMaaleAdumim.d. Palestine sees E1 as an essential piece of land in theirquest to achieve a viable independent state.e. Israel has plans to build settlements in E1, forcing peopleo of their own land, and destroying homes of peoplewho live there.