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The Settlers (2016)

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An intimate look at life inside the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

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Shimon Dotan
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The first film of its kind to offer a comprehensive view of the Jewish settlers in the occupied territories of the West Bank. An historical overview, a geopolitical study and an intimate look at those people at the core of the most daunting challenges facing Israel and the international community today as the Palestinians and Israelis resume talks again.

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16 June 2016 (Israel) See more »

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$41,562

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$41,562
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Excellent history
1 October 2019 | by MikeyB1793See all my reviews

This documentary provides us with an excellent historical view of how the settlements started in the "conquered" territories. We see how the Israeli government was inept at stopping this - or really in many cases actively aiding the settlements.

And it is very obvious that religious belief added to this - giving it a very toxic mix. When a people feel that their beliefs gives them a right over others, namely the Palestinians, to own land trouble will ensue.

The film illustrates how Israeli society and government have been infused by religious beliefs. Israel is not a secular state.

This film gives us an understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict


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