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Kahane, Meirlocked

(01 August 1932–05 November 1990)
  • Hasia Diner


Kahane, Meir (01 August 1932–05 November 1990), rabbi and militant Jewish nationalist, was born Martin David Kahane in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in a home that emphasized traditional Judaism and right-wing Revisionist Zionism. His father, Rabbi Yechezkel (Charles) Kahane, had studied in several rabbinical schools in Poland and Czechoslovakia, befriending there the Revisionist Zionist leader Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky....

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