Police began investigating Shapira after an advertisement for the book in a Hebrew newspaper created a public uproar.
‘Christian’ zionists lodged a complaint? Can Israel afford to lose the
millions of dollars that pour in annually from them?
was arrested this past January for his alleged involvement in the
torching of a Palestinian mosque in the village of Yasuf, but was later
Top settler rabbi arrested for allegedly inciting to kill non-Jews
Shapira is the alleged author of a book which deems as legal,
according to ‘Jewish law,’ the killing of non-Jews.
rabbi of a prominent yeshiva in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar was
arrested Monday for writing a book that allegedly encourages the
killing of non-Jews.
Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira is the alleged author of the book “The King’s
Torah,” which deems as legal, according to “Jewish law,” the killing
|Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira in court on January 20, 2010.|
|Photo by: Olivier Fitoussi|
Deputy Attorney General Shai Nitzan encouraged the investigation as he believed the book contained an incitement to violence.
morning, police detectives arrived at the settlement of Yitzhar,
arrested Shapira and confiscated 30 copies of his book.
head of a yeshiva (a type of center for Jewish study) which supports
replacing the government with a religious monarchy.
arrested this past January for his alleged involvement in the torching
of a Palestinian mosque in the village of Yasuf, but was later