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  7/8/2014, Tammuz 10, 5774

Bnei Akiva Leader Defends Rabbi Behind 'Revenge' Comments


The Chairman of  Bnei Akiva Yeshivas, Rabbi Haim Druckman, came to the defense of Bnei Akiva World Secretary Rabbi Noam Perel on Tuesday, after the movement's world headquarters announced that Perel could be slated for dismissal. "We live in a country that has an army, and Rabbi Noam demanded that the army take action," Rabbi Druckman stated. "The status did not refer to a private person and no one can take the law into his own hands." 

"An entire nation and thousands of years of history demand revenge," Perel posted on his Facebook page, shortly after the bodies of murdered teens Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) were found last week.