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Report: Shoes thrown at Israeli tourists in Jordan

Six Israeli tourists attacked by merchants in local Jordanian market in second anti-Semitic attack of the week

Arab media in Jordan reported Tuesday that six Israeli tourists were attacked in the country's west on Monday.


According to the report which was originally published in Jordanian daily 'Al Arab al Youm', they were touring a local mall when shopkeepers threw shoes at them.


The report claimed that the Israeli men were wearing yarmulkes when they entered the market which created an uproar. After on of the men went into a shop, the owner took off his shoe and threw it at the tourists head while evicting him from the shop.


The report further noted that the merchants said that the Israelis were not welcome in the market. "The peace between Israel and Jordan is an illusion, signing the agreements is just ink on worthless paper," they were quoted as saying.


Also on Sunday, in 3 Jews were wounded in an anti-Semitic attack in southeast France; two of the victims were hospitalized.




פרסום ראשון: 06.05.12, 13:53
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