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Report Kahane’s Release Due Dec. 12

Rabbi Meir Kahane’s lawyer, Rahamim Cohen, said here that the Israeli military authorities have reduced Kahane’s nine-month prison sentence and that he will be freed Dec. 12. The decision caused the founder of the Jewish Defense League in the United States and the leader of Koch in Israel to end a 15-day hunger strike protesting his imprisonment, Cohen reported.

He also said that the release was unconditional and that Kahane did not promise to refrain from activities that prompted his arrest and imprisonment on two concurrent charges of allegedly disturbing the peace on the West Bank and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.