“Aren’t they beautiful?” one person tells Elizabeth Rubin in her report on fanatical Jewish adolescent girls living in West Bank settlements today in Tablet Magazine. “Pure faith mixed with youth. It’s the most erotic thing.” As they mourn the loss of their former home of Gush Katif, in Gaza, as well as their friends and teachers that made up the murdered members of the Fogel family, you will see more facts on the ground. And you will see them, too, in this jaw-dropping slideshow of accompanying photos by Gillian Laub.

Girls at War