David Vaaknin

Israel’s new, young Jewish extremists for The Washington Post

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Author: William Booth

Photo Editor: Jade-Snow Joachim


Photos for two stories about Ultra right-wing Jewish settlers and activists in the West Bank. Read the stories online here and here

Ezri Tubi spokesman for the Israeli West Bank settlement of Yitzhar
Ezri Tubi, a spokesman for the Israeli settlement of Yitzhar, poses for a portrait at his house, in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south ofthe Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
Jewish Israeli laborers are seen during work at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
Jewish Israeli laborers are seen during work at a construction site, in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
Jewish Israeli children enjoy the cold water of a spring pool during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
Jewish Israeli children enjoy the cold water of a spring pool, during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
Jewish Israeli children slide down an inflatable water slide during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
Jewish Israeli children slide down an inflatable water slide, during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
Jewish Israeli girls sit on a swing during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
Jewish Israeli girls sit on a swing, during a hot summer day in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
A Jewish Israeli father and his children walk up an unpaved road in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
A Jewish Israeli father and his children walk up an unpaved road in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south ofthe Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
A donkey is seen on a hilltop in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar
A donkey is seen on a hilltop in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar, south of the Palestinian city of Nablus, on August 5, 2015.
Aviya Morris Raphael Morris and their child Cherut Zion pose for a portrait in Merav a religious Kibbutz located on Mount Avinadav Israel
Aviya Morris (L), Raphael Morris (R) and their child Cherut Zion pose for a portrait in Merav, a religious Kibbutz located on Mount Avinadav, one of the summits of the Gilboa mountain range, overlooking the Beit Shean Valley and the Jordan Valley, on August 5, 2015. Aviya Morris, a 20-year-old Temple Mount activist, was arrested in July by Israeli Police for saying “Mohammed is a pig” while on a visit to the Temple Mount.
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