'an anti-Zionist line, which it has imparted to other zealous Haredi circles, like the Old Yishuv groups' The Old Yishuv was anti-Zionist when the Satmar Rav was still a young man. They saw Zionism at first hand and formed their own conclusions. smuggled ou'... t of Europe during the Holocaust with the aid of the Zionist movement'. Rudolf Kastener was a Zionist functionary, but was better known throughout Hungary for his being a collaborator - he travelled from city to city persuading the Jews not to resist deportation. But to lay that charge at the doorstep of the 'Zionist movement'? I'm not sure that would go down too well, although it is certainly food for thought. 'Thanks to his ideas, and the piles of dollars he injected into the Old Yishuv communities, which declined government assistance, Teitelbaum was titled "president of the Eda Haredit." ' He was elected head of the EH long before he started 'injecting dollars' into the Old Yishuv, in fact whilst he was still living in jerusalem after the War. He happened to have been in NY in 1948, and did not subsequently return. He was only in a position to financially assist the Yishuv more than a decade later. At last get basic facts right.
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