captions added by this website]Jewish Telegraph Agency, New York, Monday, March
group of Orthodox Jews attending the Holocaust
revisionist conference in Iran, December
denial conference attendee beaten
FERVENTLY Orthodox Austrian Jew who embraced
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
reportedly was assaulted by a group of Israelis in
Ma'ariv reported Monday that Moshe
Aryeh Friedman, who attended the Holocaust
denial conference hosted by Ahmadinejad in Tehran
in December, was spotted while visiting the former
Auschwitz and Birkenau camps over the weekend. A
group of fervently Orthodox Jews from Israel also
touring the sites set upon Friedman, who was born
and raised in Monsey, N.Y.
"We gave him a good beating, the kind we have
not given in a long time," a member of the Israeli
group, Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, told
Ma'ariv. "We took off his coat and hat, so
he would not look like a Jew."
According to the newspaper, Meshi-Zahav, who is
one of the founders of the Israeli volunteer
emergency service ZAKA, was
later honored with a special Torah reading in the
are Jews at the 'Holocaust denial'
March 4, 2007: David
Irving notices "several columns of Israelis
marching around the [Auschwitz] site,
carrying blue and white flags as though they are
an occupying army"