Kahane Chai


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Synonyms for Kahane Chai

a terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense

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After entering the Knesset following the 1984 elections, Kahane Chai was not allowed to participate in the next election in 1988 due to revised Knesset Elections Law banning parties that spread racism.
Kahane Chai gained notoriety for threatening and harassing Arabs, Palestinians, and Israeli government officials.
representatives of Kahane Chai likened the mass murder of Muslim worshippers to the bombing of Dresden by allied forces during World War II - messy but (by their reasoning) necessary.
But the story does not begin with Baruch Goldstein or Kahane Chai.
Some are defunct, such as Kach, Kahane Chai and Tehiya (Banai), though their members often form other groups, with the usual aim of building Greater Israel.
Two groups, Kahane Chai and Kach, both Jewish, were combined into one.
Fundamentalist settler organizations such as the Hilltop Youth Movement, and supporters of the outlawed Kahane Chai movement, (a splinter cell of the Kach terrorist group), and apparently headed by Michael Ben-Ari, Member of Knesset and of the extremist National Union Party (Ichud Leumi), confirmed that preparations for attacks began in August.
Some are defunct, such as Kach, Kahane Chai and Tehiya (Banai), though their members formed other groups, with the usual aim of building Greater Israel.
court upheld the State Department's designation of the Jewish group Kahane Chai and its affiliates as terrorist groups.
Kahane Chai, a group that preaches the anti-Arab teachings of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, argued that it was a legitimate Jewish activist group that did not support terrorism.
He was also the inspiration for Kahane Chai (Kahane Lives) which was founded by his son.
In 1994, Kach and Kahane Chai were declared terrorist organisations by the Israeli government (and later the USA) after one of Kach's members, American-born Israeli doctor, Baruch Goldstein, massacred 29 Muslim men, women and children at prayer in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron and wounded at least 100 others.
for its decision to include the Kahane Chai and Kahane organizations in its list of terrorist organizations.
Kach, along with Kahane Chai founded by Kahane's son, are the only two Jewish groups listed as terrorist organisations by both the US and Israeli governments.
Hertzler appointed David Axelrod, a former senior leader of the now illegal Kahane Chai organization, to an important position on the committee.