Wham! One cement block to the head and that’s all she wrote. Earl Krugel, a JDL member sent to prison for 20 years after being convicted for his part in a plot to bomb a California mosque and the office of a U.S. congressman, was murdered in prison. He had only been in the medium security federal penitentiary for three days. Medium security I guess means the guards feel comfortable leaving cement blocks around… anyhow, he’s there for three days when the prison welcome wagon comes along and… well, I’ve already told you. So let’s see, Rabbi Meir Kahane, the founder of the JDL, gets assassinated Nov. 5, 1990 – just 15 years ago – by an Egyptian terrorist who doesn’t get convicted because no one actually saw him pull the trigger (he did eventually get life +15 years for trying to blow up the World Trade Center). Then, his son, Rabbi Binyamin Kahane and his wife Talya, were killed in a shooting attack by Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank. Then Irv Rubin, head of the JDL, who got arrested with the unfortunate Earl, slit his throat and fell to his death in prison. Geez, it’s rough being a Kachnik. Anyhow, I don’t mean to make light of Earl’s death, or anyone’s for that matter. He received a 20 year sentence, not the death penalty. American jails suck.
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Founder and Publisher of Jewlicious, David Abitbol lives in Jerusalem with his wife, newborn daughter and toddler son. Blogging as "ck" he's been blocked on twitter by the right and the left, so he's doing something right.