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Kahane Jailed for Three Months

Jewish Defense League founder Meir Kahane was jailed for three months by an Israeli military court in Ramallah today, and given a further nine-month suspended sentence that can be implemented for the next three years. Kahane was convicted of violating an order of the Military Government forbidding him from entering Hebron (In light of provocative statements and actions he had undertaken in Arab cities in the past).

Kahane, who lives in Kiryat Arba, near Hebron, vowed after sentence was passed that he would not be deterred by the jail term. “I will sit, and I will go free, and I will return to Hebron,” Kahane vowed.