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Extremism and Violence in Israel.

Israeli political scientist Ehud Sprinzak. Sprinzak has written a book called "The Ascendance of Israel's Radical Right" (Oxford University Press 1991). He follows the emergence in Israel since 1984 of a radical right-wing movement shaped by religious fundamentalism, extreme nationalism and aggressive anti-Arab sentiment. Sprinzak believes that the influence of the radical right pervades Israeli politics and culture as well as Arab-Israeli relation. He sees Israel's radical right exercising increasing control over the Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Sprinzak is a professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Other segments from the episode on March 3, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 3, 1994: Interview with Roseanne Arnold; Interview with Ehud Sprinzak; Review of the television shows "The Byrds of Paradise" and "The Road Home."


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