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Israel Minister Assails Religious Anti-israel Demonstrations in New York

Dr. Joseph Burg, Israel’s Minister of Posts and a leader of the religious Zionist movement, denounced as an “outrage” tonight “anti-Israel demonstrations and street parades for religious purposes outside Israel attacking her good name. “

Dr. Burg spoke as guest of honor at a dinner tendered by the Religious Zionists of America where he and Shlomo Z. Shragai, head of the Jewish Agency’s immigration department in Israel, received awards as “Religious Zionist of the year. “

Both guests scored the Neturei Karta methods in Israel and the tactics of their supporters abroad, asserting that the controversy over the swimming pool in Jerusalem could easily have been settled by peaceful means were it not–in the words of Mr. Shragai–for “the extreme and demagogic methods pursued by a small and fanatic group. “

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