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Mon Jun 24, 2024, 03:42 PM Jun 24

'Antisemitic, and un-American': Biden condemns violence outside LA synagogue [View all]

President Joe Biden on Monday condemned violent clashes between pro-Palestine demonstrators and pro-Israel counterprotesters outside a Los Angeles synagogue Sunday, saying he was “appalled” by the incident.

“Intimidating Jewish congregants is dangerous, unconscionable, antisemitic, and un-American,” Biden wrote in an X post. “Americans have a right to peaceful protest. But blocking access to a house of worship — and engaging in violence — is never acceptable.”

Los Angeles police said Monday that officers responded to a protest in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood of the city that involved “several physical altercations” between the two groups, resulting in two reported batteries, both of which will be investigated.

One individual was arrested, cited and released for having a spiked post, according to police. They added that officers will conduct additional patrols around places of worship.

Other leaders weighed in Sunday, including California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who said there was “no excuse for targeting a house of worship” and that “antisemitic hatred has no place in California.”


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The lowest of low hanging fruit sarisataka Jun 24 #1
Blocking Jews from going into a synagogue is wrong Eko Jun 24 #2
Were they selling such land at the synagogue? sarisataka Jun 24 #3
Looks like it. Eko Jun 24 #4
Just to restate my position, I am against illegal West Bank settlements sarisataka Jun 24 #6
As I said. Eko Jun 24 #7
So you said, would you also say sarisataka Jun 24 #9
Yup, they were both wrong. Eko Jun 24 #11
I'll give you credit for being the second sarisataka Jun 24 #14
I condemn that as well. Eko Jun 24 #15
There was nothing illegal about the event. Mosby Jun 24 #17
Ok. Eko Jun 24 #18
The ICJ doesn't have any legal authority Mosby Jun 24 #20
Say what? Eko Jun 24 #21
Do these alleged illegal sales justify the antisemitism somehow? Eko Jun 24 #19
Turns out there were no west bank properties being sold, it was a lie. Mosby Jun 24 #22
1st of all the ad may not list all properties. Eko Jun 24 #23
Move those goalposts! AZSkiffyGeek Jun 24 #26
There were two points there. Eko Jun 25 #35
Also works for Prageru. Eko Jun 24 #24
Settler expansion enid602 Jun 24 #27
Cam Higby has done work for The Daily Caller notEthnocentric Jun 24 #29
Hi Mosby, it looks like you missed a question I asked. Eko Jun 25 #36
This message was self-deleted by its author Mosby Jun 27 #37
It's the old "Whatabout".. Jewish People trying to get into their Cha Jun 24 #8
It does seem to be the new saying sarisataka Jun 24 #12
Those Pro Hamas Terrorists Need to be Thrown Cha Jun 24 #16
The Synagogue was holding a Isreal real estate event that day by Eko Jun 24 #13
Thank you President Biden rollin74 Jun 24 #5
GD Stupid Terrorists roaming the Streets of LA.. Cha Jun 24 #10
Unmask the terrorists Polybius Jun 24 #25
One of the antisemites Mosby Jun 24 #28
These protesters are attacking Jews in front of synagogues LetMyPeopleVote Jun 25 #30
I wonder what Trump had to say on the subject. Oh wait... same as he always had... B.See Jun 25 #31
I'd prefer he not open his mouth. RandySF Jun 25 #32
What really happened in LA on Sunday Mosby Jun 25 #33
Here's an example of the disinfo the antisemites spread about this incident Mosby Jun 25 #34
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