Rabble-Rousers

No Israeli was particularly surprised to hear Rabbi Meir Kahane extolling Allen Goodman after his wanton shooting in the Dome of the Rock mosque as a "hero who tried to liberate the Temple Mount from the hands the foreigners." Since 1971, the Brooklyn-born Kahane, 49, has become as familiar a figure in Israel for his extreme right-wing views as he was in New York City in the late 1960s, when he founded the Jewish Defense League. Kahane seeks to drive all Palestinians out of the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. "I want to remove...

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