Search the Archive

Israel / Religious Fundamentalism #306534

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 23, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) State Department's concern over upsurge of religious fundamentalism in Israel described.

(Jerusalem: Bob Simon) Growing political power of ultra-orthodox Jews here examined; similar religious wave in Arab world recalled. [President Chaim HERZOG - considers issue Israel's main internal problem.] Extent of orthodox community's growth here outlined. [MBR. - acknowledges growth.] Mvt.'s interruption of Israeli life detailed. [Mayor Teddy KOLLEK - cites group's need for rally point to raise funds in US.] Fundamentalists noted controlling Knesset; implications for Israel considered. [Pig FARMER - wants to be left alone.] [Rabbi Meir KAHANE - claims live-and-let-live isn't orthodox Jewish concept; explains; fears civil war.] [Yael ROSOFF - thinks civil war is underway.] [Rosoff's SON - describes attack by orthodox Jews.] [Rabbi Haim DRUCKMAN - wants to make Israel an orthodox Jewish state.] [KOLLEK - notes Islamic world's experience with fundamentalism is occurring here.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:04:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.