Orthodox Jews To Burn Zionist Flag in International Ceremony Demonstration of the Essence of the Holiday “Purim”

London, UK – 10 March 2017

Neturei Karta announced this evening that the organization of anti - Zionist Jews will publicly burn the Zionist flag in a series of ceremonies around the world on “Purim”, March 12th 2017.

Cazenove Rd cor. Alkham Road N16 7AA

12 Mar. 11:15 AM

"The Zionist experiment has reached its inevitable conclusion. Death tolls mount and no viable solution is in sight. Slowly the Jewish people are awakening to the reality of Zionism, its rejection of Torah views of exile and redemption, combined with its aggressive stance towards Gentiles in general and Palestinians in particular."

The Rabbi explained, "By burning the Zionist flag we are symbolically declaring that the Zionist state, contrary to its absurd claims, is not representative of the Jewish people. In fact, its denial of our faith and its brutalization of the Palestinian people, renders it antithetical to Judaism."

The timing of the flag burning is seen as particularly significant. " Thursday is Purim, a holiday remembering the victory of faith over barbarism and good over evil, in ancient times. It is appropriate that we repudiate the contemporary heresy and violence of Zionism on this day," Rabbi Beck added.

"Zionism refuses to accept our status as people in exile. This is metaphysical impudence. It is the task of world Jewry to remain patriotic citizens of the lands of their dispersion and pursue peace with all men. In the Holy Land, this means welcoming Palestinian sovereignty over the land. Accordingly."

"The rejection of Zionism is the only path to peace. We hope that many Jews will participate in this international event."

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Locations of 12 March Flag Burnings Throughout the World

(All times are local)

Europe

London, England: (Cazenove Rd corner Alkham Road N16 7AA), 11:15 AM

Holy Land

Beit Shemesh (front of Kollel Yoru Mishpotecha, Chazon Ish St.) 2:00 PM

Jerusalem (Rachvas Meah Shearim) 3:00 PM (Note this event will be on the 27th)

United States

Monsey, New York (Addar Court) 3:00 PM

Monroe, New York (Corner of Van Buren Drive and Forrest Road) 2:30 PM

Williamsburgh, Brooklyn, New York (Corner of Lee and Hewes Streets) 3:15 PM

Boro Park, Brooklyn , New York (Corner of 13th Avenue and 53th Street) 2:00 PM

For more information contact:

Neturei Karta International

www.nkEurope.org - info@nkusa.org