[Video below.] Thousands of Americans rallied for human rights and freedom yesterday at the “Stand for Freedom in Iran Rally” at the United Nations in New York City, as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the UN General Assembly. Speakers included New York State Governor David Paterson, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr., Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, and others. Also at the rally were members of Neturei Karta and their spokesman, Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss. The group was largely marginalized and kept to a corner as they protested against Zionism and what they call “the Zionist State.” Unfortunately, however, photos of these men have appeared in numerous media outlets, creating erroneous impressions to those who don’t know better. Others, even in the frum community, have regrettably interviewed the Neturei Karta radicals, thereby giving them a voice and an air of legitimacy.
In the following video, Rav Amnon Yitzchak demonstrates the manner in which to respond to the Neturei Karta radicals and their ideology, which puts them in the rodfim category. Click on the screen to watch:
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