A young girl playing baseball in the West Bank settlement of Efrat. Ilan Assayag

In ‘Occupied Scarsdale,’ There's Only One Question: Is Far-right Right Enough?

A political spat in the religious Zionist movement has placed many Orthodox voters in a bind — and nowhere is this more evident than Efrat, where nearly half of the settlers hail from English-speaking countries but few can say the words ‘I’m voting for a left-wing party’

As West Bank settlements go, Efrat is considered pretty moderate. Not that there’s any real support among residents for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — certainly not one that might...

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