Settlers: Violence to Do God's Work

Jews fighting Jews. Jews killing Jews. The idea is anathema in Israel -- yet becoming thinkable to some of the 115,000 settlers who have laid claim to the West Bank land they call Judea and Samaria, an integral part of Eretz Yisrael, the land God gave to the Jews. Although none have yet been asked to relinquish their settlements, many fear the worst is soon to come, and they are determined to resist.

White-bearded, grandfatherly Rabbi Eliezer Waldman looks more like a prophet than a revolutionary. When he helped found Kiryat Arba, now home to 7,000 Jews near the Palestinian city...

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