Watch our page 2 for updates on the story of the rabbis who joined in the "devate" in Tehran, questioning the Holocaust. Now, the Chief Rabbi of European-background Jewry in Israel, has called for excommunication of the Tehran Conference rabbis. Jerusalem Post, posted > Dec. 14, 2006 0:12 Jerusalem Time.
MidEast > Israel
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger called late Wednesday to "excommunicate" the rabbis who participated in a two-day conference in Iran dedicated to examining the "truth" of the Holocaust.This development, in regard to both the rabbis going to Tehran in the first place, and now this move toward their excommunication, still astounds me. I can't understand the motives of the renegade rabbis, and I certainly can understand the excommunicaton call of the Chief Rabbi (Israel has two chief rabbis, one for the European-background Ashenazis and one for the Arabic and MidEastern Jews, the Sephardim.
Regarding the Tehran rabbis, I'll certainly be looking for a Kirschner cartoon from Israel on this one.
KKK's David Duke Tells Iran Holocaust Conference That Gas Chambers Not Used to Kill Jews "Among the 67 participants from 30 countries, who included some of Europe's most prominent Holocaust deniers, were two rabbis and four other members of the fringe group Jews United Against Zionism."