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Israel started building a separation barrier in the West Bank in 2002, saying it would be a temporary bulwark against suicide bombers and gunmen. Palestinian villagers in Walajeh say they are worried that the isolation will encourage their children to leave. "We will cling to the village by our teeth," said Adel Atrash, a village council member. (Associated Press)

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President Obama confers with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu after a White House meeting Tuesday. "The bond between the United States and Israel is unbreakable," Mr. Obama said. (Bloomberg)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Tuesday with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. (Associated Press)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the White House for a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on July 6, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

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Marine honor guards salute as the limousine carrying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a meeting with President Barack Obama, Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, steps out of his vehicle during his arrival at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6,2010, for a meeting with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6, 2010, for a meeting with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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** CORRECTS DATE ** Medea Benjamin, center, carries mock headstones towards the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6, 2010, as she protests the meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Tourists from Uruguay, left, hold up signs as they briefly join a protest against the meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Demonstrators protest the meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, left, shakes hands with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad before their meeting in Jerusalem, Monday, July 5, 2010. Israel on Monday redefined the rules of its Gaza Strip embargo, spelling out on the eve of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's White House visit what will be restricted from entering the territory under a much-eased land blockade. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office, Sunday, July 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Jim Hollander, Pool)

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A person sprays water on others during a fun water fight event at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Israelis spray water at each other during a fun water fight event at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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A person sprays water on others during a fun water fight event at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Israelis throw water at each other during a fun water fight event at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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A person sprays water on others during a fun water fight event at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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Israelis spray water at each other during a fun water fight event that was staged at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)