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Noun1.Kach - a terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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His terror attack leads the Israeli government to outlaw Kach and Kahane Chai.
Second, even though Kach and Kahane Chai does not technically exist, there are parties that are their ideological descendants.
In 1994, Kach and Kahane Chai were declared terrorist organisations by the Israeli government (and later the USA) after one of Kach's members, American-born Israeli doctor, Baruch Goldstein, massacred 29 Muslim men, women and children at prayer in the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron and wounded at least 100 others.Aa At the time of the attack Kach issued statements supporting Goldstein's act of mass murder.AaAa The following year in 1995, a follower of Kahane, Yigal Amir assassinated Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin [9].