Israeli society and politics can seem monolithic -- a right-leaning political coalition has been the dominant force there since 2009, supporting further expansion of the West Bank settlements. However, the opposition remains vital, and Israelies and Jews caught up in the West Bank conflict reflect many divides: religious v. secular, right v. left, and outliers v. both. Holy Land’s main Israeli characters reflect those divides: a right wing settler, a leftist leader of the anti-settlement movement, and Rabbi Menachem Froman, a neo-Hasidic settler rabbi who said that settlers should agree to live in a Palestinian state.
Menachem Froman was an Orthodox rabbi, a founder of the settlement movement, and a peacemaker…Read More
Mark Regev has been the chief spokesman for the Prime Minister of Israel since 2007.Read More