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MK Eldad: Probe Neturei Karta Marchers in Beirut

MK Aryeh Eldad has called for a probe into the activities of Neturei Karta members who met with Hizbullah terror leaders in Beirut.
By Chana Ya'ar
First Publish: 4/2/2012, 9:07 PM

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Aryeh Eldad
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National Union MK Aryeh Eldad has called for a probe into the activities of Neturei Karta members who met with Hizbullah terror leaders in Beirut.

The tiny Jewish extremist fringe movement believes the Messiah cannot arrive while Jews are in control of the Land of Israel, and while the current State of Israel exists. The anti-Zionist sect's hassidic attire makes it easy to generalize, however, and make its members seem more numerous and thus more important than they are. 

Eldad called for the investigation in response to a report posted Monday on the website of the al-Nour ('The Light') Arabic-language radio station. The station reported that Hizbullah official Sheikh Nabil al-Kauk had met with a Neturei Karta delegation led by Rabbi David Weiss. The Jewish extremist called for the “demise of the 'so-called state of Israel,'” charging Jewish identity has been “stolen by the global Zionists.” 

Kauk, who manages the terrorist group's affairs in southern Lebanon, encouraged Weiss to “expose the usurping entity's anti-Jewish, anti-Islam and anti-Christian [stance.]” He allegedly received the Neturei Karta delegation as part of their participation in the “Global March to Jerusalem.”

Members of Neturei Karta also allegedly participated in Friday's march from Jordan, but ironically were attacked by Jordanian Arabs for their attitudes.

Delegations from the group have often traveled to Iran to attend Holocaust denial conferences in Tehran, and to meet with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.