Who were the 5 Dancing Israeli’s?

On 9/11 the NYPD and the FBI arrested and detained at least 5 Israeli’s in New York. They were found driving around with explosives or traces of explosives, foreign passports, maps with certain places highlighted, box cutters that were the same as the “hijackers” and $4700 cash in a sock. The vans were registered to a company called Urban Moving Systems. These 5 Israeli’s were held and questioned for 10 weeks (71 days) by the FBI until they were charged with immigration violations, released and deported back to Israel by Michael Chertoff. Shortly after, 3 of the 5 men went on an Israeli talk show and stated the reason they were in New York was “to document the event”. Another group of Israelis were caught with truck bombs around the George Washington Bridge. A third group of Israeli’s were caught with a van that had a mural painted on the side literally depicting the 9/11 attacks. All of the white vans were linked to the Mossad front company “Urban Moving Systems” under direction of Dominic Suter, a Mossad agent, who fled to Israel right after 9/11.
9/11 Suspects: The Dancing Israelis


Were Israelis Detained on Sept. 11 Spies? (June 21, 2002)

“According to the police report, one of the passengers told the officers they had been on the West Side Highway in Manhattan “during the incident” — referring to the World Trade Center attack. The driver of the van, Sivan Kurzberg, told the officers, “We are Israeli. We are not your problem. Your problems are our problems. The Palestinians are the problem.” The other passengers were his brother Paul Kurzberg, Yaron Shmuel, Oded Ellner and Omer Marmari
Dozens of Israeli Jews Are Being Kept in Federal Detention

“One photograph developed by the F.B.I. showed Sivan Kurzberg holding a lighted lighter in the foreground, with the smoldering wreckage in the background, said Steven Noah Gordon, a lawyer for the five.” New York Times. November 21, 2001.

(Disclaimer: Photo renditions.)

“Three men who celebrated as the Twin Towers crumbled are facing deportation, The Post has learned.

The men, described as illegal immigrants from the Middle East, were arrested Tuesday afternoon in a white Chevy van near the Meadowlands based on a tip from witnesses who saw them “cheering” and “jumping up and down” in Liberty State Park after the attack, a source said.”
The Five Dancing Israeli’s
Five Dancing Israelis
The “Dancing Israelis” FBI Report – Debunked

The “Dancing Israelis” FBI Report – Debunked. (VIDEO)
The Five Dancing Israelis Arrested On 9-11

“1. The Israeli “movers” cheered the 9-11 attacks to celebrate the successful accomplishment of the greatest spy operation ever pulled off in history.
2. One of them, or an accomplice, then calls a 9-1-1 police dispatcher to report Palestinian bomb-makers in a white van headed for the Holland Tunnel.
3. Having thus pre-framed the Palestinians with this phone call, the Israeli bombers then head for the George Washington Bridge instead, where they will drop off their time-bomb van and escape with Urban Moving accomplices.
4. But the police react very wisely and proactively by closing off ALL bridges and tunnels instead of just the Holland Tunnel. This move inadvertently foils the Israelis’ misdirection play and leads to their own capture and 40 day torture.
5. To cover up this story, the U.S. Justice Department rounds up over 1000 Arabs for minor immigration violations and places them in New York area jails. The Israelis therefore become less conspicuous as the government and media can now claim that the Israelis were just immigration violators caught in the same dragnet as many other Arabs.
6. After several months, FBI and Justice Department “higher-ups” are able to gradually push aside the local FBI agents and freed the Israelis quietly.”
DemocracyNOW! – Israel And 9/11 – 2/8/2007

Amy Goodman talking about the 5 “moving men” caught and arrested on 9/11.



After being released by the FBI 71 days after 9/11, the Israeli’s were sent back to Israel where they (Marmari, Ellner and Shmuel) went on an Israeli talk show and stated….. “And at that point we were taken for another round of questioning. This time related to our allegedly being members of Mossad. The fact of the matter is we are coming from a country that experiences terror daily. Our purpose was to document the event.”

Five Dancing Israelis Arrested On 9/11, “our purpose was to document the event”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zx9q5N8iV68 (33 Seconds)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRfhUezbKLw (3 mins)

“While the former detainees refused to answer ABCNEWS’ questions about their detention and what they were doing on Sept. 11, several of the detainees discussed their experience in America on an Israeli talk show after their return home.

Said one of the men, denying that they were laughing or happy on the morning of Sept. 11, “The fact of the matter is we are coming from a country that experiences terror daily. Our purpose was to document the event.”



These 5 people are better known as the “5 Dancing Israeli’s”
Note: Sivan Kurzberg, Paul Kurzberg, Oded Ellner, Israel Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks (Mossad), Omer Marmari, Yaron Shmuel (Explosive expert).

Sivan Kurzberg


Sivan Kurzberg

Driver of van belonging to the celebrating Israelis; when stopped by police on 9-11, he said “We are Israelis. We are not your problem. Your problems are our problems. The Palestinians are your problem”.

“The FBI will later conclude at least two of the five are Mossad agents and that all were on a Mossad surveillance mission. The FBI interrogates them for weeks.” Sivan and Paul Kurzberg

“One photograph developed by the F.B.I. showed Sivan Kurzberg holding a lighted lighter in the foreground, with the smoldering wreckage in the background, said Steven Noah Gordon, a lawyer for the five.” New York Times. November 21, 2001.

Sivan Kurzberg
@2:35 “I was the driver. The police man take his gun and put in my head.”
@2:50 “What I told them that I’m just a tourist from Israel and I am Jewish.”
Sivan Kurzberg

Paul Kurzberg


Paul Kurzberg

Paul Kurzberg
@2:58 “People were spitting at us from the street passing with their cars and spit on us because they thought we were the Arabs and they wanted someone to blame.”
@3:26. “They were ripping things, they took the camera. They were screaming at us. Put your head into the ground or we are going to shoot you.”
@3:57 “We heard in the news that one of the plane was crashing down the plane. We thought it was an accident at the beginning so we went up the roof of the Moving and we saw the building burning.”
@5:24 “I was serving in a special unit, it’s not a big secret or something like that. But there are some things I have to keep to myself as loyal to my country”
Paul Kurberg

Yaron Shmuel



Yaron Shmuel

One of the 5 Israeli’s found in the van.

“Project Manager at Mitrg Worldwide Project Management LTD
and Past Project Manager at OCTAGON explosives & security”

“Current: Mitrg Worldwide Project Management LTD
Previous: OCTAGON explosives & security, Pups For Peace”


“Octagon explosives & security Ltd is a privately owned company specializing in explosives detection systems (EDS). Our main activity and expertise in Octagon explosives & security is testing explosives detection systems with live explosives.”


These Israeli ‘agents’ have a nose for explosives

“For security reasons, the IDF won’t release precise details of the anti- terrorism actions in which Pups for Peace has been instrumental. However, Lotan can disclose that in one recent incident, a suicide bomber in Jerusalem aborted her attempts to board a packed bus after seeing a Pups for Peace patrol at the bus stop.”


Mitrg ltd

דף הבית

“Mr Igal Matzafi, the company’s founder and it’s CEO, has 20 years of experience at the international level, in project management, while specializing in protection, security, defense, emergency, crisis management, information, infrastructures, civil assignments, and in the different areas of consulting.”

Yaron Shmuel

@2:14 “One of the neighbors give a call to the feds to tell there is a white van with 5 Arab people, as you see I am blonde with blue eyes. There is a bomb in the white van, get the number, 5 Arab people and they are on their way to Manhattan to make a suicide.”
@2:42 “Where are the bombs? Where did you want to do the suicide? I don’t know nothing about what you say.”
@4:10 “There was a better view from a building in Jersey, that’s up a hill, straight line to the WTC, we decided to go up there, it’s like 2-3 minutes from the office and take pictures, everyone wants pictures like this in his camera.”
@4:54 “they continued to ask, did you know the terrorist, did you know where they flew from, did you know what they were supposed to do. The answer every time was no, I don’t know what you are talking about.
@5:40 “The story that the feds build is very good story, when you hear their story
start to even believe it inside. Ok, maybe I am a spy. I’m sure that I am not but the story is so good, so maybe I am.”
Yaron Shmuel

Omer Marmari


Omer Marmari

One of the 5 Israeli’s found in the van. Was an “Israeli Art Student.”

Oded Ellner


Oded Ellner

One of the 5 Israeli’s found in the van.

Was the one who said on an Israeli talk show “Our purpose was to document the event.”
Don’t ever let anyone tell you the Israeli Mossad were not filming the 1st plane strike:
Let’s look at their alibi’s. Here’s their statement to the FBI: http://s1184.photobucket.com/user/rusqueelin/media/jamesfaherty1010Winsradiostation.png.html?action=view&current=5israelilyingaboutalibai-1.png

and here is one statement from their lawyer http://www.fpp.co.uk/online/02/03/WTC/spies10.html (half way down the article.)

Ellner comes the closest to their lawyers eventual statement to the media. Kurzberg claims they arrived at the parking lot between 10:00 and noon – An obvious lie. And Shmuel flat out lies and says they were on the West side highway. We’ll pretend Kurzberg and Shmuel had amnesia in their interviews and had no reason to lie and we’ll go with Ellner’s alibi, their lawyers alibi, and Kurzberg eventual alibi after they tried to get their story together.
Oded Ellner


The “Dancing Israelis” FBI Report – Debunked
Police report!

Actual Documents:
Part 1 – http://tinyurl.com/3eecuus
Part 2 – http://tinyurl.com/3bkc6lq
Part 3 – http://tinyurl.com/3zymk4v
Part 4 – http://tinyurl.com/3lpqm4u
Part 5 – http://tinyurl.com/3wu4cg2
Part 6 – http://tinyurl.com/3qrossr
Police Report (4 Pages)

FBI Report (141 pages)
The Official 2001 FBI Docs On Urban Moving Systems And The 9-11-2001 Dancing Israelis Incident
Official FBI & Police Reports of Israelis Arrested on 9/11
Gerald Shea Memo to the 9-11 Commission

Celebrating Israelis 9/11



According to the police report, Officer Scott DeCarlo and Sgt. Dennis Rivelli approach the van and demand the driver exit the vehicle. The driver, Sivan Kurzberg, does not obey after being asked several more times, so the police physically remove Kurzberg and four other men from the van and handcuff them. They have not been told the reasons for their arrest, but Kurzberg tells them, “We are Israeli. We are not your problem. Your problems are our problems. The Palestinians are the problem.”


9-11 COP BREAKS SILENCE (Scott DeCarlo)

9-11 Cop Breaks Silence

“The New Jersey police officer responsible for capturing five Israelis who filmed and celebrated while the World Trade Center towers burned has broken his silence, agreeing to a Sept. 16 exclusive interview with AMERICAN FREE PRESS.”

9-11 Cop Who Arrested Dancing Israelis Speaks (VIDEO)

Scott DeCarlo (NYPD officer who arrested the Israeli’s)
“We are not your problem. Your problems are our problems. The Palestinians are the problem.”



Were Israelis Detained on Sept. 11 Spies? (June 21, 2002)

“Maria, who asked us not to use her last name, had a view of the World Trade Center from her New Jersey apartment building. She remembers a neighbor calling her shortly after the first plane hit the towers.

She grabbed her binoculars and watched the destruction unfolding in lower Manhattan. But as she watched the disaster, something else caught her eye.

Maria says she saw three young men kneeling on the roof of a white van in the parking lot of her apartment building. “They seemed to be taking a movie,” Maria said.

The men were taking video or photos of themselves with the World Trade Center burning in the background, she said. What struck Maria were the expressions on the men’s faces. “They were like happy, you know … They didn’t look shocked to me. I thought it was very strange,” she said.”
Now we’ll bring in one eye witness. Maria. She’s the older lady in this video and she gave her accounts to the FBI as read in the declassified docs.

Five Dancing Israelis Arrested On 9/11
FBI Documents:
Her friend that called her, also gave her testimony in the FBI reports. The lady who telephoned the main eyewitness to inform her of the disaster was actually prompted to look out of the window by the sound of the impact or explosion as the first plane slammed into the North Tower at approximately 8:46:30 a.m.

Thus, assuming it took her two minutes to scan the area before observing the smoke, she then “immediately” went to telephone her friend. Assuming that took a minute, and it took her friend another minute to grab her binoculars, look out the window, and see the van parked with the celebrating Israelis kneeling on its roof, this would have occurred at approximately 8:50. We are being generous, again, on the times.

And since they were on top of their van parked perfectly to view the event and were already videotaping, photographing, and celebrating – They didn’t come from anywhere to do this – they were already there, in position, doing their part in the operation.


These 5 Israeli’s were held and questioned for weeks (71 days) by the FBI until they were released and deported back to Israel and charged with immigration violations.

“According to ABCNEWS sources, Israeli and U.S. government officials worked out a deal — and after 71 days, the five Israelis were taken out of jail, put on a plane, and deported back home.”
“Michael Chertoff – In charge of the Criminal Division in the Justice Department on 9/11. Essentially responsible for the 9/11 NON-investigation. He let hundreds of Israeli spies who were arrested prior to and on 9/11 go back home to Israel. He was also a prosecuting judge in the first terrorist attack on the WTC in 1993. Chertoff purportedly holds dual citizenship with the US and Israel.”
Bollyn – Mossad Jews Helped Buy Off 9-11 Litigants
“A few hours before the Patriot Act, written by Michael Chertoff, was voted on, it was edited to make “technical corrections” to allow foreign companies in charge of security on 9/11 immune to lawsuits. This would prevent American courts from demanding that ICTS provide testimony or hand over the missing surveillance videos from the airports.”

9/11,ICTS,WeCu,:U.S.Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff Promotes Dangerous Israeli ‘Security’ Fraud
Chertoff Family Member Wrote 9-11 Propaganda


Five Dancing Israelis Lie About Their Involvement in 9-11

Transcript of video:

0:43 “This part of New Jersey has a large Muslim community. It would turn out that 3 of the 9/11 Hijackers had lived there.”
0:50 “Just 6 hours after the attack. The van was stopped at a Road Block by Scott Decarlo”…….People were driving by screaming all kinds of excerpts, profanity.”
1:43 “Over two months of interrogation had begun. They FBI discovered they weren’t from Al Qaeda, they were Israeli field agents that uncovered the 9/11 plot in advance.”
1:58 “Israeli failed to warn the US Authorities because they wanted to ensure that the American people were hostile to the Arab world.”
2:08 “Channel 4 traveled to Israel (Tel Aviv 2004) and spoke to 3 of the 5 men arrested that day.”
3:07 “A passerby took these photos of the police searching the van. 5 men were inside it. Some had dual nationalities and were carrying more than one passport. Others had flight tickets to leave the US within days. Fearing robbery, one had over $4000 hidden in a sock.”
3:37 “They told interrogators they were working for Urban Moving, a shipping and storage firm runned by an Israeli business man. Who often employed Israeli students without work permits. The men say there was an innocent explanation for what was found in the van. They were they say “simply on a working holiday”.
4:30 “The boss at Urban Moving, Domonik Suter, was questioned by the FBi but then disappeared back to Israel. It left lots of unanswered questions and fueled suspicion about the 5 men. Investigators seized the firms computers and the investigation took on a new urgency with multiple lie detector tests.
5:06 “The FBI wasn’t satisfied. Channel 4 has learned from intelligent sources, that some of the mens names were already known to American counter intelligence. Paul Kurzberg admitted to serving an Israeli Army anti terrorist unit. He refused to take a lie detector test for 10 weeks.”
5:54 “Juval Aviv is a counter terrorism advisor to the US congress but was once a spy for Israel’s secret service Mossad. He says Urban Moving was a front company for Israeli intelligence and that some of its workers were spying illegally in the US.”

Juval Aviv (Counter terrorism advisor to the US Congress)

Juval Aviv on Israel and 9/11

@6:10 “Israel has engaged in intelligence gathering in friendly countries, some of it is done with permission and some it if probably done without permission in areas that is vital to Israeli interests, where large Arab communities operate and live. Where there were a lot of fund raising activities in the middle east. Thats the old undercover. This is the old way of gathering intelligence which America has not used. If a decision is being made to put a bomb under building during an after prayer on a Friday night in a Mosque. You have to be in the Mosque, you will not be able to do it from a satelite.”

@7:16 “There are certain type of information, methods of collection, that you don’t want to share with the local host country. Systems that you use, contact that you make, under cover operations that you are penetrating other terrorist networks. Those types of information you don’t share, with anybody.”

@6:53 “Sources close to Israeli intelligence have told Channel 4 that Urban Moving has produced no information that could have prevented 9/11. But whatever the truth of the conspiracy story, it flushed out the possibility that Israel spies on America. It’s closest ally. An espionage tactic that both Governments would prefer kept secret.”

@7:40 “The Urban Moving 5 were deported to Israel for Visa violations, Channel 4 understands from sources close to US intelligence that condition on their release was that Israel promises not to spy in the US without permission. Then as now, the Israeli Government denies that it spies in the US.”


Steven Gordon is the lawyer representing the five detainees, held in Brooklyn. The five, Yaron Shmuel, Oded Helmar, the brothers Paul and Sivan Kretzberg, and a fifth man named Omer, were arrested in New York a few hours after the disaster.
“Dancing Israelis” Arrested On 9/11 Later Sued The Govt, But Lost Their Case

“In 2004, four of the Israelis, Paul Kurzberg, Silvan Kurzberg, Israelis Yaron Shmuel, and Omer Gavriel Marmari filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Attorney General John Ashcroft and wardens of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The four were represented by New York attorney Robert Joseph Tolchin and Israeli attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner. They claimed that their detention was illegal and that their civil rights were violated, suffering racial slurs, physical violence, religious discrimination, rough interrogations, deprivation of sleep, and many other offenses. The lawsuit also stated “As Israelis and as Jews, plaintiffs themselves are sworn enemies of al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden.”

“The mens’ defense attorney Ram Horvitz, who was also interviewed by 20/20, denied all wrongdoing and denied the men were Mossad agents: “This story about the five boys being connected with Israeli intelligence is the most stupid and ridiculous story that I ever heard, and it is nonsense. I don’t know who invented this story.” Mark Regav, the spokesman for the Israeli embassy in Washington, also spoke with 20/20 and denied any Israeli intelligence connection to the five men, claiming “The story is simply false.””
Four Israelis sue Ashcroft

“According to their Israeli attorney, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Israelis Yaron Shmuel, Omer Gavriel Marmari, and Silvan and Paul Kurzberg were working for a New Jersey moving company when their truck was stopped by police near the George Washington Bridge. Upon seeing that they held foreign driver’s licenses, the officer arrested them as suspects in the September 11 attack.”
“Four of the five Israelis arrested on 9/11, Paul and Sivan Kurzberg, Omer Marmari, and Yaron Shmuel, file a multimillion dollar lawsuit against the US Justice Department. They claim they were arrested illegally, then held without charge and interrogated and tortured for months. ”
“The court’s decision can be found on leagle.com. The case is KURZBERG v. ASHCROFT 619 F.3d 176 (2010). The document is from the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. The Docket No. of the case is 07-0542-cv. It was argued on November 17, 2009 and decided on August 30, 2010.”

To put it plainly, the case was dismissed not because of any of the issues involved or merits of the case, but because the plaintiffs failed to serve the defendants properly as per the rules of the Federal Court. They basically forgot to send in some paperwork.

“the plaintiffs were required to serve process on both the individual defendants and -because the individual defendants were sued for acts or omissions occurring in connection with their performance of their duties – the United States.”




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