Apparently, there’s a new grassroots movement to protest the ultra-Orthodox, anti-Zionist, Iran-friendly Neturei Karta. Its code name: Operation Screwball. (The group’s website link is dead all of a sudden, but keep checking back. In the meantime, check out the YNet coverage.
All of this as Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi Yona Metzger brought his Neturei Karta protests to Australia.
“If someone from Hamas wants to come to Israel, Israel would welcome him?â€? he asked.
In the same speech, Rabbi Metzger suggested that Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, should consider Saddam Hussein’s execution a warning.
Pronounced: AHSH-ken-AH-zee, Origin: Hebrew, Jews of Central and Eastern European origin.