Blau, Amram

   Palestinian religious leader. He was born in Jerusalem. He was a founder of the anti-Zionist Hevrat Hayyim and refused to recognize the State of Israel when it was established in 1948. When Hevrat Hayyim was reconstituted as the ultra-Orthodox sect Neturei Karta he became its leader. After his first wife's death, he married a proselyte, Ruth Ben-David.

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  • Ruth Blau — (1920, Calais janvier 2000, Jérusalem) fut la seconde épouse du leader des Neturei Karta (Gardiens de la Cité), le rabbin Amram Blau (en), de Mea Shearim, à Jerusalem, en Israël. Elle s’impliqua dans l enlèvement célèbre de Yossele[1]… …   Wikipédia en Français

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