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Meir Kahane
Birth: Aug. 1, 1932
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 5, 1990
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Jewish Religious Leader. At age 15, he was arrested in a protest against the British policy on Jewish immigration to Palestine. Ordained as an Orthodox rabbi, he earned a law degree from New York University, and became a synagogue rabbi and editor of the Jewish Press. In the 1960s he founded the Jewish Defense League, which advocated the use of violence to defend Jewish rights. After moving to Israel (1971), he founded Kach, a movement aimed at removing Arabs from Israel. He earned a seat in the Israeli parliament (1981), but his party was later barred from office. He was assassinated in New York, and his alleged assailant, an Egyptian-born American citizen, was found not guilty. He was the author of The Jewish Stake in Vietnam and Never Again. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
Har HaMenuchot Cemetery
Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Dec 04, 2005
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Meir Kahane
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