Monday, June 24, 2024

Violent clashes erupt between pro- and anti-Israel protesters outside LA synagogue


Violent clashes broke out Sunday between pro- and anti-Israel demonstrators in Los Angeles after the latter held a protest outside the Adas Torah synagogue, where an Israeli real estate fair was being held.

According to the LA Times, one person was arrested for allegedly carrying a “spiked flag.”

CBS News reported that police officers with weapons drawn detained two people who were shouting at protesters from a car. Officers were seen taking a toddler from the vehicle.

According to reports, pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel protesters attempted to block the entrance to the synagogue on Pico Boulevard, where an event on real estate investment in Israel was being held.

In video on social media, at least one of the anti-Israel protesters can be heard chanting “There is only one solution, intifada revolution.”

Images on social media appeared to show an individual with their face covered with a keffiyeh, using what was said to be bear spray on the pro-Israel supporters. READ MORE