The Druz in Israel

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The Druz are a distinct religious community based mostly in syrie Lebanon Jordan and Israel. The use the Arab language and follow a social patroon that resembles in the Arabs but often consider themselves not as Arabs. Today around 600.000 Druz live in the Middle East . Within the israeli society they form an Autonom minority with its own independent cultural and religiën institutions. The serve in the Israeli Army and their loyalty was never kiestonen. During the weeks they bring in their villages, the filmmakers try to gain an insight to their culture and their historical and present day Connection to the Jews.

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