“Naftali Bennett is the first kippah-clad prime minister in Israel’s history but he got there by betraying principle for position, which is why he is the most hated politician in Israel among his spurned former allies in the religious bloc”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Bennett and the Religious Zionist elite
by Caroline Glick
July 2, 2021

The biggest media story of the week in Israel was the fall of the town of Evyatar in Samaria. Evyatar is located between three Palestinian villages and two Israeli villages. It was originally settled in 2013, following the murder nearby of Evyatar Borovsky, only to be destroyed by the IDF. It was settled again in May by 50 families in response to the murder of Yehuda Guetta. Two weeks ago, Defense Minister Benny Gantz issued a new eviction order. The police and army brought in reinforcements to carry out the order. Activists from all over Judea and Samaria and countrywide began streaming to Evyatar to support its residents. The countdown to the showdown began. READ MORE

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