Documentaries • 1h 17m
A first-time, powerful inside look at the group of Jewish settlers who inhabit the illegal outpost of Havat Gilad. They believe that they are the connector to the narrative of Jewish history. Religious devotion, and Zionist fervor propel this group towards violence and extremism. Despite daily squabbles with local Palestinians, and harassment by the Israeli authorities, this group is more determined than ever “to redeem” and remain on the land.
Languages: Hebrew & Arabic, English subtitles
Director: Itzik Lerner
Producers: Itzik Lerner, Nir Toib
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Language: Hebrew, English subtitles (use CC to activate)
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