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Kahane Seeking Meeting with Carter

Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the Jewish Defense League, announced here that he plans to go to Plains, Georgia, Dec. 5 in the hope that he will be allowed to address the congregation of President elect Jimmy Carter’s church. He said he has sent a telegram to the church’s pastor, Rev. Bruce Edwards, asking that he be allowed to make the address on the topic “Ezekiel, Chap. 38: The Christian Interest in the Middle East.”

Kahane said he wants to convince Carter and the millions of other Fundamentalist Christians in the United States that they should support Israel for religious rather than political reasons. He said Christians should know that the coming of the Messiah is “predicated on the return of the Jewish people to their homeland…as well as upon the total defeat of all those enemies who would defeat this heavenly decree.”