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Rabbi Mordechai Elon (Archive)
Yeshivat Hakotel chief Elon slams pullout protest activity
By Nadav Shragai, Haaretz Correspondent

Rabbi Mordechai Elon, head of Yeshivat Hakotel and one of the country's more prominent religious Zionist leaders, on Thursday strongly condemned recent rampaging conducted by anti-disengagement protesters.
"Whoever in the supposed named of love for the land is capable of a lynching is a murderer, and whoever in the name of love for the land is capable of placing spikes and pouring oil on roads is a criminal," he said.
Referring to recent violence at the Maoz Yam stronghold and in the Gaza Strip's Muasi area, Elon said that "the role of leadership at a time like this has to be very authoritative and very clear. The most dangerous thing now is to stammer.

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