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July 9, 2014 12:47 am

Charedi Rabbis Condemn Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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16-year-old murder victim Muhammad Abu Khudair. Photo: Twitter.

Ynet – Three of the six young Israelis who were arrested for the murder of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir have confessed to the killing and have cooperated in a reenactment for police in the Jerusalem forest where the body was found, according to media reports, the killers are ultra-Orthodox Jews.

“The hand that did this murder is impure,” Rabbi Benny Lau, rabbi of the Ramban Synagogue in Jerusalem and one of Judaism’s rising stars among its modern religious leaders told The Media Line. “He should not be allowed to put on tefillin (phylacteries containing Biblical verses that Jewish men put on each morning during prayer).”

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