Jewish Defence League

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to protect Jews from antisemitism by whatever means necessary|

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Formation1968
FounderMeir Kahane
Purpose/focusto protect Jews from antisemitism by whatever means necessary
HeadquartersNew York
TypeJewish extremist
An extremist right wing Jewish organisation that advocates the use of violence in pursuit of its aims "where necessary"

The Jewish Defense League (JDL) is a Jewish religious-political organization, whose stated goal is to"protect Jews from antisemitism by whatever means necessary". [1] It was classified as "a right wing terrorist group" by the FBI in 2001. [1] According to the FBI, the JDL has been involved in plotting and executing acts of terrorism within the United States.[1]

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