beaten yes.. antisemitic incident probably not - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • phil
    • 01.04.13 | 17:35 (IDT)

    Yes, rika there is no dispute that the man was beaten However, the hoax claims are based on the fact that he claimed he was beaten by a group of arab youths in an antisemetic attack This apparently was a lie, according to the statement of the festival organiser who witnessed the incident According to her and the other witnesses the attacker was not arab, and hit him once only There is a huge difference between the claim that he was attacked and beaten unconcious by a mob of arab youths and the reality that he was hit once, with no apparent injury, by a non-arab The first sounds like a lynch mob, the second like a stupid altercation between two idiots with too much alcohol on board

    from the article: Israeli movie director beaten by Arab youths in France
    First published 19:35 28.03.13 | Last updated 19:35 28.03.13
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