Shabtai Bloch

Chabad Under Fire

11/27/1998
Staff Writer
Members of the Chabad chasidic sect danced in the streets Monday when one of its local activists emerged from an Israeli prison, where he had been imprisoned on suspicion of plotting an attack on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But in Brooklyn Monday, Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, Chabad’s international director, was striving to put as much distance as possible between the organization and the activities of its Israeli members. “I don’t know who he is,” said Rabbi Krinsky, “I’ve never heard of him.”
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