English Defence League Leader Disguises Himself as Rabbi

At today’s EDL rally at Aldgate in London, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (aka “Tommy Robinson) eluded police attempts to stop him attending by… disguising himself as a rabbi. Here he is just after being introduced to the crowd as “Rabbi Benjamin Kidderman”, and just before he whipped off the hat and beard. His message to the crowd:

“You how long I’ve been waiting to take this shit off?”

(H/T Paraic O’Brien)

11 Responses

  1. It was a hot day and he was just refering to the clothes, no offence intended.

  2. Hope he was only being rude about wearing the clothes as it was so hot, rather than insulting the Rabbinic outfit.

  3. What don’t you believe?

    Arthur.

  4. […] moment. There was also footage from an EDL protest at Tower Hamlets, where Lennon (as I blogged here) came disguised as a rabbi; Lennon’s message, which others noted at the time, was aimed at […]

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