This is one of the smallest examples of Israeli acts of environmental destruction and violation of sovereignty. Nevertheless, it is not to be disregarded or forgiven.
“Lebanon criticizes Israeli tree-cutting .. UN chief, Security Council urged to condemn Jewish state for cutting branches from tree growing in Lebanese territory. Lebanon is urging the United Nations secretary-general and the Security Council to condemn Israel for cutting branches from a tree growing in Lebanese territory. … In letters to Ban Ki-moon and the council circulated Thursday, Lebanon’s UN Ambassador Nawaf Salam said an Israeli tractor with a special blade mounted on a hoist reached over a fence on January 7 and cut branches from a tree growing in Lebanese territory. The tree was on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese border town of Kafr Kila-Marjuyun, he said.”