Kiryat Arba chief rabbi arrested following his support of book which justifies killing of non-Jews

28.06.2011                      26.Siwan, 5771

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Kiryat Arba chief rabbi arrested following his support of book which justifies killing of non-Jews

Police arrest Rabbi Dov Lior for refusing to appear for questioning on his endorsement of controversial book 'Torat Hamelech'; Lior was released after being questioned.

Kiryat Arba Chief Rabbi Dov Lior, one of the senior figures of religious Zionism, was arrested Monday after he refused to appear for questioning for his endorsement of the controversial book, “Torat Hamelech,” which justifies killing non-Jews.
Following the publication of the book, police opened an investigation on grounds of incitement. The author of the book, Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira, was detained, questioned and released. Rabbi Lior was also released on Monday, after being questioned by police….