Now here is an article that is sure to have the Israeli people fuming. What is it with these lunatic fringe religious sects?? Do they all have a self destructive death wish?
Aljazeera.Net – Anti-Israel rabbis support Iran: “Leading rabbis of Neturei Karta, an anti-Zionist group of ultra-Orthodox Jews who consider the existence of Israel an abomination, met with Gholamreza Aghazadeh, Iran’s Vice President, the top-selling Yediot Aharonot reported.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said the Jewish state ‘must be wiped off the map’ or moved as far away as Alaska – comments that have provoked anger in the West and condemnation from the UN Security Council.
Rabbi Dovid Weiss, the group’s spokesman, was quoted as supporting Ahmadinejad’s call during an interview on Iranian television last week.”
Although all of the rabbis who visited Iran live in either New York or London, there are some 400 Neturei Karta families living in Jerusalem who refuse to recognise Israel’s authority.
‘Wish for calm’
The Iranian Fars News Agency reports that the group said in a statement that Ahmadinejad’s call for a “world free from Zionism … is nothing more than wishing for a better world dominated by peace and calm.” More…