zondag 21 november 2010

Haredi MKs get threat letters

Courtesy Ynet

'Stop sucking our blood, pack your shtreimels and go to Brooklyn,' say letters sent with white powder

Ultra-Orthodox MKs on Sunday complained of receiving threatening letters in envelopes with white powder inside.

"Stop sucking our blood," the letters say. "Pack up your stuff and your shtreimels and go to Brooklyn." The Knesset Officer has launched an investigation into the source of the letters, which were sent to MKs Uri Maklev and Moshe Gafni of United Torah Judaism.

"We, the enlightened people of Israel, demand that you, people of darkness, stop living at our expense by studying without working, and get out of our lives," the letters say.

"If you continue to squeeze out funds at our expense you will pay a hefty price, as we will fight you physically and not just through demonstration. http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3987791,00.html