The Writings of Rabbi Meir Kahane. A compliation of the essays, writings, speeches and excerpts from the works of Rabbi Meir Kahane. Rabbi Kahane was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 1st of 1932. He recieved rabbinic ordination from the Mir Yeshiva and earned an international law degree from New York University. He moved on to become the leader of the American Jewish Defense League, also known as the J.D.L., in 1968, and in Israel, leader of the Kach movement, following Aliyah. In 1984, the Rabbi was elected to the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, and recieved much support from the former Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu. Rabbi Kahane was murdered in Manhattan on November 5th of 1990. The author of a number books and holding a column in the largest Orthdox Anglo-Jewish weekly, Rabbi Kahane, tragically, was one of the most misunderstood figures in history. During his life, Rabbi Kahane dealt with such issues as: Jewish defense, Jewish identity, Jewish education, Zionism and the importance of Ahavath Yisrael - love of Jews.
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