Extreme reaction

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July 11, 2014 10:04

What motivates the violent right-wing reaction witnessed over the past 10 days in response to the discovery of the bodies of the Jewish teens?




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A right-wing protest on Jaffa Road last Wednesday. Radical forces have a framework in which to grow during politically unstable times.. (photo credit:AVIVA LOEB)

The crowd walked down Jaffa Road outside of the offices of The Jerusalem Post, chanting anti-Arab slogans and calling for revenge for the murders of the three yeshiva boys buried side by side that day in Modi’in.

“Death to the Arabs,” some of the teens shouted last Tuesday, while other assaulted passing Arabs and entered Arab-owned stores, smashing racks of food to the floor. Many of those marching down the street wore stickers stating that Rabbi Meir Kahane, who advocated the expulsion of Arabs from Israel, was right.

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