JERUSALEM (Jul. 8)
Jewish Defense League leader Meir Kahane was released on IL 100,000 bail Friday after spending one month in detention. Rabbi Kahane is awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and other crimes in the United States and trying to damage U.S.-Israeli relations in connection with the American visit of Soviet Communist Party Secretary Leonid Brezhnev. Kahane promised on his release that he would not contact any persons abroad and that he would show up for his trial. The JDL leader also faces charges of attempting to smuggle arms out of Israel and creating racial tension in Israel by exhorting Arabs to leave the country.