Pro Palestine Extremists Assault Jewish Woman in Oakland

An extremist associated with the International Solidarity movement  (ISM) assaulted Hannah Larson, a Seattle native who immigrated to Israel in 2010,  for chalking the Hebrew words  “Am Yisrael Chai” which translates as The People of Israel yet live,  on the pavement of Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland, CA this past Wednesday.  The perpetrator of the prolonged assault was identified as ISM activist Gabrielle Silverman.

The victim and her male friend were then chased off the plaza by ISM members who were shouting epithets and threats at the young Jewish couple throughout. The disturbing episode was captured on video and was posted to YouTube.  A link to the video is posted below.

Click on the YouTube video link above to watch footage of a Jewish woman being assaulted after chalking the Hebrew words "Am Yisrael Chai"

Click on the YouTube video link above to watch footage of a Jewish woman being assaulted after chalking the Hebrew words “Am Yisrael Chai”

Article reprinted with permission from The Middle East Foundation for Peace & Justice.

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