Draggingtree Posted July 21, 2014 Share Posted July 21, 2014 The Times of Israel: Jewish students extracted from Boston anti-Israel ‘die-in Demonstrators fell to the ground as protest leaders read names of Gaza casualties in Operation Protective Edge at rally SaturdayBY MATT LEBOVIC July 20, 2014, 1:55 pm 67 BOSTON – In a corner of America’s oldest public common, some 200 anti-Israel demonstrators held a so-called “die-in” Saturday to protest Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza For the third time in eight days, Boston police were forced to intervene when a small group of student Israel supporters was swarmed by demonstrators screaming anti-Semitic epithets and initiating physical contact, said students involved in the incident. On Friday, the day before the “die-in,” more than 1,000 Israel supporters gathered in the same spot of the Boston Common to support the Jewish state’s right to self-defense. Organized by the Israeli American Council, the Friday rally featured speeches from Jewish leaders and calls to defend Israel on social media. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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