Sunday, September 20th | 2 Tishri 5781

April 2, 2014 10:50 am

Arab Youths Stone Israeli Man’s Car in Jerusalem

avatar by

Jerusalem's French Hill neighborhood, where Arab youths stoned an Israeli man's car on Tuesday. Photo: Rotem Danzig via Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.orgArab youths on Tuesday threw rocks at an Israeli man driving through the French Hill neighborhood in northeastern Jerusalem, Israel Hayom reported.

The driver was unharmed, but the rear windshield of his car was smashed.

The incident took place around noon when Raphael Delarosa, a resident of the Givat Hamivtar neighborhood, was running errands at the French Hill shopping center.

Related coverage

September 18, 2020 2:08 pm

Report: Trump Administration Seeking Direct Israel-Lebanon Talks on Maritime Border

The Trump administration is once again seeking direct talks between Israel and Lebanon on setting their maritime border -- which...

“I had finished my errands and got in my car. I started driving and all of a sudden the car was surrounded by about four or five teenagers, maybe 16 or 17 years old, who started throwing rocks at the car,” he said. “I didn’t panic, and instead of trying to escape, I got out of the car and told the people who were watching, ‘You are the ones losing from all of this.'”

Delarosa, 64, said he later called the Arab owner of the shop outside which the incident took place, and said the man arrived at the scene and apologized to him.

“I caused a crowd to gather and I told everyone what happened. The store owners told me that they were helpless against the situation and that they didn’t know what to do,” Delarosa said.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.