Rabbi Yisroel Yaakov Fisher, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem

A Serious Warning on Behalf of the Rabbinical Court of Jerusalem

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A SERIOUS WARNING

We hereby view with great seriousness the provocations of the savages against the Arabs that endangers the entire Jewish community in the Holy Land, G-d forbid.

These wild actions are carried out by provocateurs in order to pull in the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community into the frightful provocations, the result of which is catastrophic and destructive to the Ultra-Orthodox community, and places the entire Jewish community in terrible danger, G-d forbid.

WE UNEQUIVOCALLY AND ABSOLUTELY CONDEMN AND DENOUNCE THESE SAVAGE ACTIONS

We hereby state that Ultra-Orthodox Jews have no connection or link to the provocations against the Arabs.

THEREFORE WE HEREBY ISSUE THIS EXTREMELY SERIOUS WARNING BY VIRTUE OF THE POWER OF THE HOLY TORAH TO BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL IN THIS MATTER.

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Signed: Rabbi Israel Yaakov Fisher, Head of Rabbinical Court

Signed: Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch

Signed: Rabbi Moshe Halberstam

Signed: Rabbi Meir Brandsdorfer

Signed: Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Ullman