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The radical new face of the settler movement

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Palestinian protesters stand amid fires set by settlers to their olive groves near Yitzhar

Published: 12 January 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

The radical new face of the Jewish settler movement – Naomi Zvetlof – The Forward 11.01.16
Sitting in a squat office building in Yitzhar, where he now lives, Eliezer Shekhtman counted off Jewish figures whose one-time radical acts are now celebrated in the Israeli mainstream. He pointed to the Lehi, a pre-state Zionist group in the 1940s that launched terrorist attacks against British civilian officials and Arab civilians in Mandate Palestine. Today, streets in Israel are named for members of the Lehi.                                                                                                                                                                          Read article here

And see:  A Jewish ISIS rises in the West Bank – Hillel Gershuni – Tablet Magazine 11.01.16                                                             They reject modern political states and their institutions. They want to return to an imagined earlier era of religious order. They are extreme, fundamentalist, and violent. What separates so-called Hilltop Youth from young Jihadis?


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