Jewish supremacist: Burning churches legitimate under Jewish law
Radical right wing activist Bentzi Gophstein, who has narrowly escaped charges of incitement to violence, was recorded saying that he unquestionably supports the burning of churches and ‘houses of idolatry.’
Itzchak Tessler, Kobi Nachsoni |Published: 08.06.15 , 15:18
Bentzi Gophstein, head of the Lehava organization, said he supported the burning churches as a legitimate act under Jewish law during a debate on a haredi panel Wednesday. The statement, made during a summer seminar session for students at Jerusalem’s Netivot Hochma (Wolfson) Yeshiva, was first exposed on the religious news site Kikar HaShabbat.