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Rabbi Meir Kahane free pdf Rabbi Meir Kahane was born in New York City in 1932. He studied at the Mir Yeshiva in Brooklyn, receiving rabbinic ordination in 1956. That same year, he completed his law studies at New York Law School, and he subsequently received a master's degree in international law from New York University. After serving as a congregational rabbi, he founded the Jewish Defense League in 1968 in order to combat the rise in antisemitism. Concerned about the alienation and assimilation of Jewish youth, Rabbi Kahane spent two decades touring American college campuses, exhorting Jewish students to learn about Judaism, make aliya to Israel and stand up proudly as Jews. In 1970, he spearheaded a campaign of Jewish activism that led to the emigration of tens of thousands of oppressed Jews from the Soviet Union.He entered the political arena in Israel when he made aliya in 1971 and was a member of the Israeli Knesset from 1984 to 1988. He wrote several best-selling books, including "Never Again!", "Why Be Jewish?" and "The Story of the Jewish Defense League". His widely-read weekly columns appeared in "The Jewish Press" from 1961 to 1990.

About Libby Kahane

Libby Kahane had been married to Rabbi Meir Kahane for more than 30 years at the time of his death in 1990. She is a former reference librarian at the National Library in Jerusalem.

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Author : Libby Kahane
Publisher : Urim Publications
Data Published : 24 March 2008
ISBN : 9655240088
EAN : 9789655240085
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 761 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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