‘Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews worldwide condemn the savage pograms unleashed against the Palestinian people in the West Bank by the Zionist terrorist gang known as the ‘IDF’, ‘ a statement by the Neturei Karta in Palestine started.The statement, which was signed by Rabbi Meir Hirsh, condemns the attacks against the Palestinian people and describe it as a program aimed at terrorizing the civil society in Palestine, and describes the Gaza Strip as a prison made by Israel.
The statement also calls on the International community to take steps to change the situation in the Palestinian Territories and to boycott Israel.
‘We implore the world community not to stand idly by and allow the Palestinian people to be terrorized and sacrificed solely in order to make life comfortable for the Zionist regime. Where are the peacekeeping troops? Where are the UN declarations? Where are the world summits of the major powers? Where are the declarations and condemnations? Where are the arms boycotts against the Zionists?’
The group also relate the lack of action by the world countries to being called anti-Semite.
‘What is the reason for the constant silence in the face of the Zionist miscreants? Is it intimidation and threats to use the term â€œanti-Semiteâ€ against any person or government who dares to criticize their brutality?’
The statement criticizes the Jewish leaders and rabbis in Israel saying that they ae intimidated by the Zionists, accusing Zionism of disgracing the word ‘Jew.’
‘You are silent and the word â€œJewâ€ is seen among the nations to mean murderer and terrorist!,’ the statement added.
Neturei Karta is the Aramaic term for ‘Guardians of the City. According to their website, Neturei Karta opposes the state of Israel. The group was founded in Jerusalem, Palestine in 1938, splitting off from Agudas Yisroel. Agudas Yisroel was established in 1912 for the purpose of fighting Zionism.
‘Neturei Karta oppose the so-called ‘State of Israel’ not because it operates secularly, but because the entire concept of a sovereign Jewish state is contrary to Jewish Law,’ the webstie says.
Members of Neturei Karta in Palestine refer to themselves as Palestinians and they are represented in the Palestinian Legislative Council, (The Palestinian Parliament).