1942 - 2013 Ron Nachman, 'The Last of the Secular Settlers,' Who Couldn't Convince the Israeli Public

The mayor of Ariel believed that, in order to succeed, the settlement enterprise needed to focus on building urban areas that reflected, and became part of, the Israeli consensus.

If he were able to pore over his obituary notices, Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman would be have been amused by the emotional text messages sent by the Council of...