WND: Amid constant Hamas rocket-fire from Gaza, Israeli leaders are describing attacks by Arab mobs in Jewish-Arab cities across Israel as “pogroms” reminiscent of the Kristallnacht attacks across Nazi Germany in 1938.
“Will I not in that day,” says the Lord,
“Even destroy the wise men from Edom,
And understanding from the mountains of Esau?” Obadiah 1:8
“The sight of the pogrom in Lod and the disturbances across the country by an incited and bloodthirsty Arab mob … is unforgivable,” said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in remarks to the nation.
Arab residents of Lod, a mixed Arab-Jewish city near Israel’s international airport, have torched hundreds of cars and forced Jewish families to leave their homes with police escorts. Three synagogues and several Jewish-owned shops were burned.
The city’s mayor, Yair Revivo, compared the violence to the Nazi Kristallnacht pogroms.
“Civil war has broken out in Lod,” he said. Read More