(JNS.org) An 47-year-old Israeli man who belongs to
the anti-Zionist Orthodox Jewish sect Neturei Karta has been indicted for allegedly serving as an Iranian spy, according to an indictment released Thursday. Members of Neturei Karta, who oppose the establishment of a Jewish state until the coming of the Messiah, are known to have met with Iranian leaders while visiting
Members of the Orthodox sect Neturei Karta protesting for Iran and against Israel. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
The indictment said the man contacted the
Iranian embassy while in Germany in 2011 and offered to gather intelligence
about Israel. An Iranian diplomat allegedly gave the man an email account for correspondence.
The Israeli suspect—who was not named in the indictment—has been accused of
treason, Fox News reported.