The assassination of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin
by the Zionist State is the latest tragic episode in the one
hundred year old confrontation between Zionist and Arab in
It is tragic both for Jews and for Palestinians.
It is tragic for the Palestinians because it is another instance
of the trail of bloodshed that is the result of the Zionist
Palestinian confrontation that has existed since the formation
of the Zionist ideal to set up an illegitimate State in Palestine.
The Zionist ideal is illegitimate because it is contrary to
Jewish religious teachings, including Jewish values concerning
It is tragic for Jews because the Zionists claim (mistakenly)
to represent the Jewish People, and animosity arising among
the Palestinians as a result of the assassination may fall
on the whole Jewish People.
Torah-true Jews wish to declare that the Zionists do not
represent Judaism in any way, and have no mandate whatsoever
to speak in the name of the Jewish People. Torah-true Jews
also disassociate themselves entirely from the perpetuation
of the confrontation with the Palestinian People.
Furthermore, we declare once again that the only solution
to the impasse in Palestine is the total peaceful dismantling
of the Zionist State.