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Kach (terrorist group)

Definition/Scope: Stated goal is to restore the biblical state of Israel. Kach (founded by radical Israeli-American rabbi Meir Kahane) and its offshoot Kahane Chai, which means "Kahane Lives," (founded by Meir Kahane's son Binyamin following his father's assassination in the United States) were declared to be terrorist organizations in March 1994 by the Israeli Cabinet under the 1948 Terrorism Law. This followed the groups' statements in support of Dr. Baruch Goldstein's attack in February 1994 on the al-Ibrahimi



Used For:

Committee for the Safety of the Roads
Dikuy Bogdim
DOV (terrorist group)
Forefront of the Idea
Judea Police
Repression of Traitors
State of Judea
Sword of David
The Qomemiyut Movement
The Yeshiva of the Jewish Idea

Broader Terms:

foreign terrorist organization

Narrower Terms:

Kahane Chai


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