The Ultra Zionists

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The Ultra Zionists
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Format Documentary
Distributed by BBC
Directed by Andy Wells
Produced by Andy Wells
Written by Louis Theroux
Starring Louis Theroux
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Release date 3 February 2011 (2011-02-03)
Running time 60 minutes
Preceded by Law and Disorder in Lagos
Followed by America's Most Hated Family in Crisis

The Ultra Zionists is a British documentary that was televised on 3 February 2011. Louis Theroux investigates ultra-nationalist Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus. The documentary also follows Theroux as he tours the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem with Daniel Luria of the Ateret Cohanim Zionist Movement.[1]

In The Ultra Zionists, Louis Theroux interviews a small group of ultra-nationalist Israelis at the border of advancing settlements in the West Bank.[2]

Along the way, he discovers a group of Jewish people who consider it a religious imperative for them to settle in some of the most widely disputed areas of East Jerusalem, especially areas with a spiritual significance set down in the Bible. The areas they choose to settle, though, are declared illegal even by Israeli officials. One such individual is Daniel, a hardline nationalist from Australia, who works for an organization that provides homes for Jews in the overwhelmingly Palestinian East Jerusalem, Israel's legal annexations of which aren't recognized by any other countries.[3]

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  1. ^ "Louis Theroux: My time among the 'ultra-Zionists'". BBC News. 3 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists (2011)". IMDB. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Dowling, Tim (4 February 2011). "TV review: Marchlands, Louis Theroux: Ultra Zionists". The Guardian. Retrieved 20 March 2015. 

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