White House blasts protest of Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia as ‘unjustifiable’

Posted on AllSides December 4th, 2023
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The White House on Monday condemned a group of protesters who massed and chanted in front of an Israeli-style falafel shop in Philadelphia on Sunday night, characterizing the demonstration as an act of anti-Jewish prejudice. "It is Antisemitic and completely unjustifiable to target restaurants that serve Israeli food over disagreements with Israeli policy," White House spokesman Andrew Bates said Monday. "This behavior reveals the kind of cruel and senseless double standard that is a calling card of Antisemitism," Bates said, adding that President Joe Biden would "always stand up firmly...

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