“The Anti-Defamation League is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of men who assaulted patrons at a Los Angeles restaurant on Tuesday night in what is being looked at as a hate crime”

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Pro-Palestinians assault Jewish diners in Los Angeles
by Faygie Holt
May 19, 2021

The incident at the restaurant began on Tuesday night, after several cars with passengers waving Palestinian flags, and yelling “Israel kills children and women every day” and “Free Palestine,” drove past outdoor diners. In response, at least one of the diners yelled an explicative back to the activists, who threw something at the patrons. A number of diners ran into the restaurant while some of the Palestinian supporters reportedly jumped out of their cars, asked if anyone was Jewish and began pummeling those who responded in the affirmative…Local community leaders are also looking into what L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz described as an attempt by “two drivers to run over a Jewish man who had to flee for his life.” READ MORE

CREATIVE COMMUNITY FOR PEACE Entertainment Leaders Call on Celebrities and Influencers to Stop Spreading Misinformation about Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Today, more than 125 leaders from the entertainment industry signed a joint statement released by the non-profit entertainment industry organization Creative Community For Peace, which calls on fellow entertainers and executives to use their platforms to combat misleading and one-sided accounts of the conflict in Israel and the Palestinian Territories….While we may have differing opinions on the conflict, it is never okay for Hamas to publicly call for the killing of civilians, use civilians as human shields, and rain down missiles indiscriminately on civilian populations with no care about who is killed—Arab or Jew.

ARUTZ SHEVA Sarah Silverman tweets that diaspora Jews “are not Israel,” curses at Israeli government Often times controversial comedian Sarah Silverman is coming under fire from Jews on social media for a Wednesday post in which she distanced all diaspora Jews from Israel and referred to the Israeli government with a swear word. “Jews in the diaspora need allies. WE ARE NOT ISRAEL. And we sure as f*** aren’t the Israeli government,” Silverman tweeted. Her tweet was in response to a tweet by Jewish journalist Eve Barlow noting the seeming lack of concern by the general public and media after the Tuesday evening mob attack on a group of Jews at Sushi Fumi restaurant in Los Angeles.  

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