Mike Guzovsky, also known as Mike Guzofsky and Yekutiel Ben-Ya'acov, is an American-Israeli follower of the late Meir Kahane. According to the British Government, Guzovsky is a Jewish militant. He is a contact on Kahane.org, which is on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of terrorist organizations. He lives in the settlement of Kfar Tapuach in the West Bank.
The Anti-Defamation League report that during the mid-90s Guzovsky was the leader of Kahane Chai (an offshoot of Kach) in the United States, where he demonstrated against Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and for Baruch Goldstein, who killed 29 Muslims. When Rabin was assassinated in 1995, Guzovsky stated that "Rabin was bad for Jews" and said of his murderer, Yigal Amir, that "An intelligent man, one like this law student, had to act."
In 2005, Guzovsky said in the PBS documentary "Israel's Next War" that "We have thousands of civilians with the military know-how to instigate a mega-attack against Arabs, unidentified people, like Rabin's assassin, Yigal Amir, who can do such a deed. No matter how much the security service and the police harass us, it won't do them any good." The British government say that Guzovsky is actively involved with military training camps, and that he is "considered to be engaging in unacceptable behaviour by seeking to foment, justify or glorify terrorist violence in furtherance of particular beliefs and to provoke others to terrorist acts."
Guzovsky is on the list of individuals banned from entering the United Kingdom.
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