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  • Bibi’s Heckler: To Seize or Not to Seize

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    May 25, 2011 | 5:27 pm

    Halfway through Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress on Monday I was confronted by a moral dilemma. A woman protester two seats away from me had infiltrated the speech, pulled out a red anti-Israel flag, and started hurling curses about Israel. The...

  • Heckler yells 'stop Israeli war crimes' during Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    May 24, 2011 | 11:56 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday was disrupted by a left-wing protester calling to stop the Israeli occupation in Palestine.

    The heckler was identified as Rae Abileah, a 28-year-old Jewish-American activist, of Israeli decent, who works with human rights organization CODEPINK.

    Abileah stood up from the gallery as Netanyahu was congratulating the United States for the killing of Osama bin Laden and shouted “stop Israeli war crimes.”

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Oren hecklers face conspiracy charges

    February 8, 2011 | 5:55 pm

    The Orange County district attorney’s office announced on Feb. 4 that it was filing misdemeanor charges against the 11 students arrested in February 2010 for disrupting a speech by Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, at the University of California, Irvine...