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Rabbi’s extreme views on Arabs find mixed reception

Rabbi’s extreme views on Arabs find mixed reception

NEW YORK — If Rabbi Steven Pruzansky of Teaneck, NJ, had his way, Arab rioters and stone throwers would be shot with live ammunition. Arabs would be barred from the Temple Mount for six months.

Any village from which two or more terrorists originated would be razed and its residents deported. Arab terrorists would be executed, their bodies cremated and buried with dead pigs, their families deported and their homes destroyed or given to Jews.

“There is a war for the land of Israel that is being waged, and the Arabs who dwell in the land of Israel are the enemy in that war and must be vanquished,” Pruzansky wrote in a Nov. 21 post on his personal blog.

Last Updated ( Friday, 28 November 2014 10:19 )

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Israel

Israel demolishes home of light rail terrorist

JERUSALEM — Israel demolished the home of the Palestinian terrorist who drove his vehicle into a light rail station last month, killing two. The Israel Defense Forces razed the home of Abdelrahman Al-Shaludi in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan early on Nov. 18. The five-story building housed the extended Shaludi family, the Palestinian Maan news agency reported. While the terrorist’s home was razed, the rest of the building also was damaged, according to Maan....
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Israel

Thousands attend funeral of Druze officer killed in Har Nof

Thousands attend funeral of Druze officer killed in Har NofJERUSALEM — Thousands, including busloads of Orthodox Jews, attended the funeral of the Druze police officer killed in the terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. The Nov. 19 funeral for Zidan Saif, 30, came hours after morning prayer services were held in the Har Nof synagogue where Palestinian terrorists killed four worshippers the previous day. The funeral took place in the presence of political leaders and religious leaders representing a variety of faiths. Israeli President Reuven R...
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St. Louis Jewish take on Ferguson

St. Louis Jewish take on FergusonFERGUSON, MO., is ablaze with fury over the St. Louis County grand jury’s Nov. 24 decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014. The moment St. Louis prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the jury’s ruling, Ferguson erupted in tears, disbelief and anger. Despite pleas for peaceful protests from Brown’s parents and many residents, rioters burned and looted stores in the suburb.
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Boulderite loses her brother in Har Nof attack

Boulderite loses her brother in Har Nof attackJonathan Bein of Boulder was reading the Times of Israel and Jerusalem Post online Monday night when he found out about a massacre at a Har Nof synagogue. He called his sister-in-law Chaya Levine in Har Nof for news, even though no names had been mentioned. For a brief, blessed moment, Chaya knew nothing — until she knew too much, Rabbi Kalman Zev Levine, her husband and father of their nine children, was slaughtered at Har Nof’s Bnei Torah Kehillat Yaakov. Shelley Bein, Jonathan’s wif...
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