nadiaNadia Matar was born in Belgium and made aliyah in 1984 at 18. In 1993, she joined her mother-in-law Ruth Matar to found “Women for Israel’s Tomorrow” (popularly known as “Women in Green”), a right-wing grassroots movement devoted to the ideal of Greater Israel. Eretz Yisrael Le-Am Yisrael (The Land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel) its motto.


Until 2005’s disengagement, Women in Green was primarily involved in protests and hasbara. After Gush Katif, Ruth Matar retired and was replaced by Yehudit Katsover. The organization’s focus changed to ‘preventing Arab takeover of state land and strengthening the Jewish people’s possession of hte land.’ It’s latest project is planting groves and vineyards in Judea.


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