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Extremists Demonstrate in New York Against Knesset Leader

A group of Neturei Karta supporters yesterday staged a half-hour demonstration in a Brooklyn synagogue against Benjamin Mintz, Deputy Speaker of the Israel Parliament, who is currently visiting in this country. Mr. Mintz is also a leader of the Poale Agudah in Israel.

The demonstrators interrupted a speech Mr. Mintz was making to shout that the laws of the State of Israel were not in accordance with the Torah. After the demonstrators were ejected from the synagogue, Mr. Mintz continued his address,