Gush Emunim (the Fai?? Block) celebrated Independence Day with a rally calling for more settlements?
Show marchers, in the distance the principal Arab town of Nablus.
Army helicopter surveys the march.
Gerson Shafat, leader of Gush Emunim.
Songs and prayers. Rabbi Haim Druckman Knesset Member of the NRP and ardent Gush supporter
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Background: Gush Emunim (the Fai?? Block) celebrated Independence Day with a rally calling for more settlements in occupied territories claimed 60,000 supporters came to march 11 km. from the West Bank settlement of Tapuah, through the surrounding hills, to demonstrate for more West Bank settlements. Leaders said 10 were planned. Police estimated the crowd at about 10,000.