Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Other Side: The Jews of Judea and Samaria

The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.












Meet Anat, a sixth generation secular Israeli who happens to live across the Green Line.

The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.











Yisrael and Batya Medad live in Shiloh, in the northern part of Samaria. In this video we learn who they are, why they chose to live there and their thoughts about their lives.

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The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.










The Avitals live in the community of Ofra, not far from Ramallah. Here they discuss their views of peace and co-existing with their Arab neighbors.

The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.




A resident of Shiloh talks about the time he was a victim of a terror attack, in part 5 of this series of videos.

The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.





Yaakov Berg is the owner of the Psagot Winery, five kilometers north of Jerusalem.

The media invariably portrays the Jewish citizens of communities in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) as fanatics and intolerant bigots. Yet no one really talks to them to see how they really are and what they really think.

This series intends to find out who these "settlers" are, why they choose to live there, and what their aspirations and fears are.