Meir Kahane

Meir David Kahane (also known by the pseudonyms Michael King, David Sinai, and Hayim Yerushalmi) was an American Orthodox rabbi, author, political activist, and a sometime member of the Israeli Knesset.
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No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.

Meir Kahane

Jews have been in Egypt since Biblical times, and Alexandria had once been, at least partially, a Jewish city.

Meir Kahane

But the Jew is not a cripple. G-d made him with two legs, and the authentic healthy Jew walks on both of them.

Meir Kahane

The fact is, that with the creation of the Jewish state in 1948, hundreds of thousands of Jews fled Arab countries, almost all of whom left behind all their property for which compensation was never paid.

Meir Kahane

Only a people that believes that its G-d called the world and its inhabitants into being and controls and decrees their destiny, has any logical and intellectual reason to worship Him.

Meir Kahane

For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced - in his smallness of mind - that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone - against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts - that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d.

Meir Kahane

The difference is that if we turn from the Gentile first, we will have the Almighty as the immediate staff and our comfort. If not, we will have neither the Gentile nor, for a terrible stage, the Almighty.

Meir Kahane

Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness that impresses the Middle East, but strength.

Meir Kahane

It is incumbent upon us to understand our greatness and believe in it so that we do not cheapen and profane ourselves.

Meir Kahane

Human rights - especially those of non-Moslems or non- Arabs - simply do not have the same absolute value that they do in the West.

Meir Kahane

Never, ever deal with terrorists. Hunt them down and, more important, mercilessly punish those states and groups that fund, arm, support, or simply allow their territories to be used by the terrorists with impunity.

Meir Kahane

There is the illusion of the world and the reality of the Torah.

Meir Kahane

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.

Meir Kahane

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.

Meir Kahane