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Rabbi Boteach silenced at Kings College by Jewish students for mentioning Israel


Rabbi Shmuely Boteach responds to his lecture at the Union of Jewish Students in London when his mention of Israel caused the abrupt end of the discussion.

By Raphael Poch



Rabbi Shmuley Boteach – Photo: Eliran Aharon

Last week the Union of Jewish Students (UJS) at Kings College in London silenced questions about Israel and cut off renowned author Rabbi Shmuel Boteach’s lecture. The moderators for the event offered the explanation that Israel, which Rabbi Boteach had spoken about during his lecture, was not to be discussed, as part of the UJS policy of having only topics relating to Judaism being allowed for discussion at the lecture.

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