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  • Most religious Zionists want Arabs out of Israel, study finds

    October 22, 2015 | 3:18 pm

    During the previous wave of terror in Israel, 11 months ago, Jewish Home party chairman Naftali Bennett said in a speech, “99.9 percent of Arab-Israelis are loyal to the State of Israel, and there’s a very small minority that acts against it.”

    Apparently, his religious Zionist...

  • Everything you thought you knew about religious Zionists is wrong

    January 29, 2015 | 11:23 am

    For years, Israelis have had a particular idea of what being a “religious Zionist” meant: being modern Orthodox but not haredi; supporting the settlements and opposing territorial compromise; supporting the Chief Rabbinate’s control of Jewish marriage and opposing gay rights.

  • Happily, the Independence Day battle is far from over

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 13, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Note to readers: a shorter and earlier version of this article appeared in the ‎International Herald Tribune / New York Times. It can be read independently, but will ‎be even more interesting to those following our Great Independence Day Debate series ‎of letters.


  • Religious Tensions Spark ‘Campfire’

    By Tom Tugend

    November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Sitting in a booth at Milky Way restaurant, Joseph Cedar, a lean young man in jeans and baseball cap, hardly looks the part of an Orthodox Jew, who is also one of Israel's most perceptive filmmakers.

    He is in town for a couple of days to talk about his latest movie,...