A first-time, inside look at the group of Jewish settlers who inhabit the illegal outpost of Havat Gilad. As the pressures mount from internationals concerns, as well as the Israeli government, this group becomes more entrenched – and more committed to their mission. They believe that they are the connector to the narrative of Jewish history – and the essential link to a greater Israel. Religious devotion, and Zionist fervor propel this group towards violence and extremism. Despite daily squabbles with local Palestinians, and altercations by the Israeli authorities, this group is more determined than ever “to redeem” and remain on the land.


God's Messengers

Doc, 76 min, 2015

Written and Directed by: Itzik Lerner
Produced by: Itzik Lerner-Pekada Films
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

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A first-time, inside look at the group of Jewish settlers who inhabit the illegal outpost of Havat Gilad. As the pressures mount from internationals concerns, as well as the Israeli government, this group becomes more entrenched – and more committed to their mission. They believe that they are the connector to the narrative of Jewish history – and the essential link to a greater Israel. Religious devotion, and Zionist fervor propel this group towards violence and extremism. Despite daily squabbles with local Palestinians, and altercations by the Israeli authorities, this group is more determined than ever “to redeem” and remain on the land.


Festivals

  • Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, 2016
  • Middle East Now International Film Festival, Florence, 2016
  • DocAviv International Film Festival – Official Competition, 2015

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Festivals

  • Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, 2016
  • Middle East Now International Film Festival, Florence, 2016
  • DocAviv International Film Festival – Official Competition, 2015

Educational

  • Harvard University
  • University of Pennsylvania