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Closed Society: 16 March, 2011

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Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu spoke in Itamar in favor of vengeance, and even added that he was asked by officials to call for an end to the “Price Tag” actions against Palestinians, and refused to do so.

(Hebrew)

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March 16th, 2011 at 11:11 pm

Closed Society: 31 December, 2010

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Shmuel Eliyahu, Safed municipal rabbi, was summoned for police interrogation on suspicion of racist incitement following the rabbis’ letter, which prohibits renting apartments to non-Jews. Rabbi Eliyahu declared that he does not intend to come to the interrogation. According to Rabbi Eliyahu, “it is the right and obligation of a rabbi to decide Halachic law for people who inquire about it. We have done so in the past and we will also do so int he future.” (Hebrew)

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December 31st, 2010 at 9:44 pm