“Kahane was right” – but not in the way Israeli racists claim

On the history of the JDL and the posthumous victory of Meir Kahane:

But today we can say that Kahane was right in only one sense. He was an extreme ideologue of hatred, and never seemed to waiver in his belief that one day he would be vindicated and his ideas would become mainstream in Israeli society and in the Israeli government. In that sense, he was right. Today, there is no need for an Israeli Kach party, because many of its ideas have been adopted by more mainstream Israeli parties.

Read the whole thing over at MEMO.

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