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discover the world. subscribe to the documentary on youtube. perrier. ancient city of hebron in which is now the occupied west bank and just outside the jewish settlement of chile just. among the latter is inhabitants is this. my name is pete haas i also have a french name of course rooms. and i don't know.
a way to being jewish comes above everything else for me over any affiliation to a nationality i am fundamentally influenced by being a descendant of the here groups who arrived in the land of canaan for over 3500 years ago one is our souls on. the land on the other side of the fancy is mine to the world. whether jews arabs or christians they all need to get the fact that israel is never going away this way without bodies by. the telly was born to french jewish parents in algiers junior algerian war of independence after growing up in paris he mused is rent the age of 19 today he lives in the occupied west bank in the jewish settlement of jihad on the outskirts
of hebron. it's home to 8000 jewish settlers who have been cheeky radical reputation as to those living in the alternative brown itself in an enclave that is fenced off from the rest of the city and guarded by israeli soldiers. actually encouraging jewish settlement of the west bank is part of a divine mission. back in france he was the leader of a zionist terrorist group later in israel he served in a special forces unit. half a 1000000 jewish settlers now live in the occupied west bank they are widely seen as illegal under international. filmmakers functional is also a french soup but with a different stance on judaism for israel you know it would be the 1st stop on his documentary journey through the promised land is the time at school in kiryat arba
. oh my gosh this filmmaker accompanying me says that we jews are living illegally in people who can you know i thought i was young i'll show up on find me a verse from the torah that proves the opposite something in writing a land registry entry ship that says that he is ours the sheriff and momentum abraham said to sell me the land on which the tomb of the patriarch stands in return for pieces of silver lee there it is so many. lately and there were witnesses to the sale that i think. the tombs of the biblical patriarchs abraham isaac and jacob comprise one of the most sacred sites in judaism. actually is a regular visitor to the synagogue here located in the northern section of the famous cave complex. young boys coming to study ancient
scripture. orders i notice you have to limit there because my come here every morning i can't imagine a better place to preggers the hebrew is the capital of judea and you dan is the old israel the heart of israel. i have no problem talking about what people here project. aren't hollyhock but keyboard names occupation then there's less like bush conquest do. yes we have we conquered the land and it is occupied occupied by its residents we are the palestinians palestinian are simply the jewish settlement was founded in 1979 on his vacation military base outside hebron peanuts and he lives here with his wife and their 9 children. the feeders in the
gutters. the city the settlers here a considered among the most extreme in the movement. no motion. and. you just are not easily. are you careful when you go outside. because of course when i'm in the car i look to either side to check whether someone's about to throw stones or attack us when there's a traffic jam i make sure i get enough distance to the car in front in case i have to turn around. some people would ask why you moved here when you are not originally from here this is because this is my homeland i refused to be driven out to cover the. muslims likewise trace their roots back to the patriarch abraham whose 2 is sacred to them it's heavily
guarded by the israeli army. only about there is a good this place is divided there's an entrance for muslims and one for the jewish population a brother bless your dream. the other year and here we have i 6 last resting place which we're no longer allowed to enter the door is padlocked with fuel for it and we don't have a key it will only the police do. no and on the other side is isaac's tone he's going to keep his that's the area for muslim success at these that kid the team. putting regional. cannot imagine everyone praying together. he's going to do links that could lead to a dispute or worse this is no place for a brawl this is a sacred place where we come to pray not to fight if we don't want to see chairs being thrown across the place which it's better to avoid contact right now these years and whistles for the discipline as.
her i heard the canes of the patriots continued to sing true of abraham and 2017 you mr jew kid the complex and the entire own town of hebron a palestinian born to teach sides from to watch from israel the. 1 1 1 her car the. this will lead to why the rohingya hokum for lusher of this and i was in the you know in the name of allah the merciful i am shaikh of his abuse and i know what would be mom and director of the mosque in the caves of the patriarchs they have been in the convoy at the bottom this is the 3rd holiest site on islamism after mecca and the someone into roussillon must and will block. us.
nothing no not to the going just everything in this place is part of our history the nation and all this is a holy site just for you have been much the end of. the web it fell in love in this trap door and it's directly to the interior of abraham's tone of only. show you a little careful. while you'll be feeder lowering these lights into the tomb. the man had the oil the top of the tombs of the prophets are in the 1st section underground and it was listen let me tell mcdonough had been nobody is allowed to go down there and.
live. when you go and see the jewish this is a. force this jewish a lot of. says that abraham was neither jewish nor christian he was a muslim and not an i don't post him and i'm not going on then we sure can't. what he knew i'd just see a son in law then the more is in has to go over to the jewish side for to issue the call to prayer to you good to have a son that's where the loudspeakers are and the technical equipment he needs while i am a fossil saw it's been that way for ages now and the dummy at the top of water falling . ill to lead the dome and this is what sarah bit more of the settlers always think of the museum is our home which is why there are always such strict security procedures a little endemic radzivill or. minimalism has to trust the judiciary
he often faces them for the patients from the jewish settlers who are sick crazy by really feels like we've got to. be shown up if we've got joe you've got. your. best you've got to really. get a settlement and this is going to go with it he he it's. a verse written by king david that says that said the the righteous jews will rejoice see if you provided he has exacted revenge he will wash his feet on the blood of the wicked. king david wrote that if you do and are applying it here in the to the country artist you have a few. 1000000000 for it don't. continue.
to be curiosity out of in a solitary grave we could say it's all too obscure that he was a doctor and a highly respected man sure he could you do now he lives here practically alone like a dog but the other very few people come to visit some excuse or queue and most of them come to spit on his grave yet he says a cautious i would never dare to lay flowers by his grave or they go away but neither would i dare to spit on intrusion every christian is also at them for do you can. and marty did it. condone it who am i to condemn another condone nor condemn it. but naturally i don't approve of it. here are the palestinians have a different perspective. though in the there is no end to the conflict because our fundamental rights are constantly under attack nobody can live under colonialization a one nobody no arabs not even us don't know what to do. as
an experienced soldier in an israeli special forces unit pinas actually was involved in the security issues from the outset it. this is a zone under complete israeli control and internationally recognized and i say that not internationally everyone says the settlements are illegal to molder did everyone here to people who do not say that so not everybody but for people who live here and people enjoy again and some areas and a lot of people in israel this is 100 percent israeli territory up there you struggle but. unlike in israeli and east jerusalem israeli citizens require a permit to set up home in the occupied territories in the west bank the israeli authorities consider regular settlements illegal but not the dozens of so-called
outposts placentals claim land simply by installing pool cabins. their hope is for these to be the basis for new settlements. and then they have just. said hi how are you doing for just 5 years. if you can i ask you a question sure. why you're living out here. it's one of the stationery your ear. 2 reasons 1st zionism. dishware i'll let you in a 2nd is to keep an eye on this area and also to save money if you know the land here doesn't cost anything but primarily it's about zionism too isn't it dangerous . how much you know anything can happen. but it's all in god's hands. the traditional.
is this is settlement no there's only good result good always and so i don't know but it soon will be we're occupying the land just as naturally as a frenchman would for his fields. of the. news. as he called but you too i don't see a palestinian flag ever flying here. abba is a symbol it's the capital of judea and a symbol for everyone from sudan and somalia. this is not about a handful of settlers or pilgrims we're talking about half a 1000000 people. nobody is just going to throw us out of today are. not anymore. but the settlements a not without the critics in. the country's supreme court recently declared the
expropriation of palestinian land unconstitutional the ruling overturned the will post by the government in 2017 and should retroactively legitimize such line transfers. settlements continue to be a way to regardless. geos once we have 10000 residents in curia arba we will have a city and then they'll have to build a highway connecting it to jerusalem and then things will look very different in curia are you. you know that we just have to. keep our butt is located on the outskirts of him and can take advantage of the high unemployment among cities majority arab population a lot of palestinians work on the construction sites on jewish settlements. that. if everyone were like you they'd have been peace ages ago.
gentlemen. it's been working here long. 6 months at least it's you. know. the arabs want the jews to leave why are you helping to build their homes but they're leaving these men we've been working for the jews for years working elsewhere is not enough to make a living i mean it could be before you move on you know must be reviewed which is certainly a sure sure this is my permit for working here should i say that it's not valid for israel you know is there also no only in kiryat arba mccomb cut it cut it off. couldn't the old fart is relax the rules for these people yet but because he's never thrown a rock and has no criminal record here sure they need help and encouragement but
this little hot head here might then slit your throat the next day so no we can't let them into our land go. go to the cop was ok good yourself it's israel that means this division between peoples you. saw for the israel doesn't want me to have citizenship so i have to commit to palestinian nationality i have let you go because a lot we need 2 independent states side by side now so this is a. good i mean you know. what if you were given israel. the citizenship. i. know sure i mean. it is home 220-0000 palestinians and 800 jewish settlers no way is the israeli palestinian conflict movie simple been here outside israel. no way to palestinians and jewish settlers live so closely to each other the 2 groups are strictly
separated in fences and checkpoints. there go to. the fence shows the fear of each other this is palestine and over there is israel and you can cross over. no not me very dangerous without the fans of them but yes look. the arabs have stone crabs israelis have tarmac. you know the us 1st stone versus tarmac. and that leads to hate. you know what that means. you know it's utterly is determined to buy up buildings in the arab area regardless of the well you know i'll show you a house on the other side where israelis aren't allowed to go or live on the front burner r.v. to. a prison i'll take off my yarmulke to avoid attention. from my let's just go
there but yet i can shoot for something a. blow to. the budget so if you're. sol if you. nominate you couldn't come here know what it says. the israeli government why. all of a non. to improve relations and avoid provocations and conflict because you and to prevent any danger to me. it is. my shame it's a lot 7
. why are you interested in this option. there's a great view across the square in front of the mosque and the caves of the patriarchs but the. and up front is a building which is precious and belongs to people who live in jordan and want to sell it he called as a chinese and. there are buildings owned by arabs and being sold to jews. all those that if they agree then we'll accept that we will do you. accept only that go.
in as a teles endeavor to acquire buildings and land in hebron extends not only to the entire west spec but also to majority palestinian east jerusalem. using the condition the aim is to buy buildings to restore them to jews and you know where does the money come probably. cornerstone the more you have yet do we provide the money yes and then money from me and my partners who also want to invest for ideological reasons not to fail if as we go to sheikh command and money from abroad and i shall be underhanded everybody going yes most is coming from the u.s. but rarely from europe the europeans tend to give their money to the palestinian side these projects are funded by american jews again he suggested on the issue. saying the. penis of telly is
committed to what he sees as a mission to settle the west bank which a news. sources told it dave this is an urban planning project for jerusalem from 1976 homes and others with this is us inside the walls of the old town and here is the western wall t.v. shows and then. you see. you don't continue in an office you want to be seen and this is my land. it's around 10000 square meters on the mount of olives a sort of israeli they belong to an old arab family from jerusalem a friend usuals it is. the temple mount is home to but the muslim diamonds the rock and the western wall that is so sacred to the beaches jews. don't want laws i mean that shit. going up but coming up is the tour
a district of east jerusalem and. the people here are very anti israel it's a slave. put up lots of them at the loss of you know he could get hairy now. you know film oh it's blocked off a cliff unbelievable that's new to me. they've gated off my land i wanted to take us through here. it's interesting about us on this. tell us what justice you're let's see what's possible and so there's a roadblock here too i can't believe it who did that. justice on. the side. she said bawly. if things get out of
control then we're french and we're doing a film for french t.v. jews these offices know. it but jenny from a new. show doesn't sort of appeals if we have to provide id in our french passports suite but they can go but here. we have to keep them separate. i'm surprised at the peoples of the in my israeli passport stays here always love with you. and careful from now on we only speak french in english. don't you know this is the mount of olives. behind is the temple mount
which we also call the explanation before the mosque. just legal yeah i just sat down on a good day the land was acquired legally by contract and paid for it in israeli court recognize the purchase the in me as the owner going to slack but the sale cannot be entered in the land registry they say it's risky politically and could lead to an uprising among nearby residents. in their eyes i did something crazy this year with 2 boys different and actual. as if you had threats for buying the lot. or jail if you had been as them oh yes i've had death threats a number of times when i've come here alone and she. welcomed how can he be coming from that direction. sorry we have french television . yeah. not told there. are.
a lot. but it's all. coming from here. but that's my grand grandfather build that western. set up a 100 year white why you don't build here why does exist and take christians forty's very smart because i live in israel jewish roots not build 4 houses over there the government took them down. they don't need to build. and who is land is this violent if you have paper that is yours a 1st but they will take a nobody gun take if you have paper a nobody they took the whole palestine is don't believe to peace you don't believe peace you don't believe justice be for peace justice be for peace this is my land give me my land don't make basement.
this boat on the tell how could that. be about the question why did you know this to us is so that i can change 2000 years of history and still no of course i'd prefer to see a synagogue here instead of a mosque. but nobody's going to blow it up or demolish it got heated of course the mosque has been here for many years how could it disappear right. well maybe through an earthquake or some other natural disaster and i don't see any other solution there but do i pray for a no go as good washington post i know. this
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