Beit El. The President-elect himself made out a $10,000 check for its residents and the settlement has a plaque in honor of U.S. ambassador-designate to Israel, David Friedman. Nasser Nasser/AP

Inside the Religious West Bank Settlement That Forged President Trump's Israel Policy

What is it about Beit El that has so captured the attention and donations of key figures in the incoming U.S. administration, all the way up to Trump himself?

David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador-designate to Israel, heads an American fundraising organization that pumps a few million dollars a year into the settlement of Beit El. The parents of Jared Kushner, Donald...

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