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  7/4/2014, Tammuz 6, 5774

Satmar Rebbe Says Murdered Teens' Parents are 'Guilty'


Outrage has snowballed over remarks made by Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum, leader of the anti-Zionist Satmar hassidic sect, after he blamed the parents of the three Israeli high school students murdered by Hamas terrorists as being responsible for their sons' deaths.

In a Yiddish broadcast on a Satmar radio show Wednesday, Rabbi Teitelbaum said that the parents were guilty of "living among known murderers" by living in the "settlements," stemming from the “evil inclination and the desire for Jews to inhabit the entire State of Israel.”