Meir Kahane

Otzma Yehudit
Otzma on disqualification: Israel is not a democracy, it’s a judicial junta

Meretz boasts about getting Ben Ari out of the running.

Benny Gantz (L) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R)
Benny Gantz slams Netanyahu: Meir Kahane would be proud

Gantz said he and the other leaders of Blue and White were the true successors of Menachem Begin, as well as former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.

12/03/2019
Meir Kahane
Otzma files NIS 100,000 lawsuit against Lau for slander

Rabbi Meir Kahane's call for separation between Jews and Arabs in the '80's is a red line for Rabbi Lau, but comparing his followers in the Otzma Yehudit party to Nazis is a red line for them.

24/02/2019
Marzel looks like Herzl 248.88
Who are the Kahanists of Otzma Netanyahu opened Knesset door to?

Otzma Yehudit- or Jewish Power in English– is an offshoot of a political movement that has been designated a terrorist organization abroad and banned from Knesset lists since the 1980s.

meir kahane
Kahane lives? Why Netanyahu may have pushed Otzma into the Knesset

Thanks to Netanyahu, Otzma Yehudit, whose name means “Jewish Power,” has a real shot.

Betzalel Smotrich (L) and Michael Ben-Ari (R)
Bayit Yehudi, Otzma Yehudit agree to run on one list

The parties said they will form a “technical bloc” whereby Bayit Yehudi and National Union will be a joint faction, as they have been for the past two Knessets, and Otzma will operate independently.

Baruch Marzel
Far-right Knesset candidate Marzel calls to kick out Arabs

Otzma Yehudit candidate called for all Jews, even left-wing ones, to make aliyah. He also called most Arabs "enemies of Israel."

Baruch Marzel
Far-right Otzma Yehudit Party to run in next election

Otzma Yehudit, which means “Jewish strength,” is seen as an ideological descendant of the outlawed Kach Party of assassinated MK Rabbi Meir Kahane.

05/11/2018
The flag of Kach
Will banned right-wing extremist party Kach return to the Knesset?

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir wrote a letter to Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit this week, asking for him to legalize the party.

01/08/2018
A sign at Dachau Concentration Camp reading "Never Again"
'Never Again': From a Holocaust phrase to a universal phrase

The many aspects of the Holocaust.

By EMILY BURACK/ JTA
10/03/2018
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