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  אדר ב 8, 5774 , 10/03/14

At New York Rally, Hareidi Extremists Call for Israel Boycott

Although clearly hassidic in garb, it is unclear which sect the men represent. However, the placards and slogans used appear to suggest they are from the extreme anti-Zionist Neturei Karta sect, which recently hit headlines after announcing its support for Hungary's anti-Semitic Jobbik party.

The singling-out of Rabbi Shteinman is another hallmark of the radical sect - which numbers no more than a few hundred, but has a presence in North America, Europe and Israel.

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