In November, Gopstein said he is worried about increasing rates of Jewish-Arab relationships.
If Yair and Leikanger stay together in spite of all the attention paid to their romance (and, you know, all the normal reasons people break up) and decide to tie the knot they won't be able to do so in Israel under the country's current marriage laws.
The sticker reads: ‘Don’t you even dare to think about a Jewess,’ in Hebrew and Arabic (photo: Michael Omer-Man) Lehava’s website is currently under construction and its Facebook page was removed two weeks ago (Hebrew) due to user complaints of incitement.
The article quotes Lehava head Benzi Gupstein as saying that “We are still at war and she is marrying a member of the enemy,” adding that the wedding is especially infuriating because it is taking place in the center of the country and not in “one of their villages.” A similar organization, Yad L’Achim, whose motto is “We don’t give up on even a single Jew,” also called attention to the wedding, however it did not publish the information.
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Bentzi Gopstein, leader of anti-assimilation group Lehava, said Benjamin Netanyahu's father would turn over in his grave if he heard the news.