Israel Mob Violence Videos Show Arab Businesses Attacked, Brutal Street Beating

A number of videos have emerged showing an Israeli mob attacking Palestinian businesses and chanting "death to Arabs" amid the ongoing violence between Israel and Gaza.

In one incident, a large crowd of what is believed to be far-right Israelis in Tel Aviv dragged a man from his car believing he was an Arab and attacked him, in an incident which was captured on live TV.

Emergency services reportedly did not arrive at the scene of the attack in Bat Yam for around 15 minutes, during which the victim lay motionless in the middle of the street.

"We're watching a 'lynching' [a word used in Hebrew to refer to a vicious assault] in real time," reporter Daniel Elazar says in Hebrew off-camera, reported The Times of Israel. "There are no police here."

In a statement, Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital said: "The victim of the lynching is seriously injured but stable."

Another clip taken before the attack shows what is believed to be the same driver attempting to get away from the mob as the crowd hits the vehicle with sticks and rocks.

The driver appears to knock down some people attacking the vehicle as it speeds away before being chased down by the large crowd.

Elsewhere in Bat Yam, a crowd of Israelis nationalists, many of whom were dressed in black, attacked an ice cream shop while chanting, "Death to Arabs!" in another incident captured on live TV.

There are reports on social media that the business is Palestinian-owned.

Warning: incredibly disturbing content. This is a lynching. Israeli police stand by and watch Jewish Zionist militias beat Palestinian man - not sure if he’s dead or hospitalized #Palestine #TelAviv #ProtectPalestinians

— Noura Erakat (@4noura) May 12, 2021

Here, a crowd chant "death to the Arabs" as they assault a Palestinian driver as he frantically tries to get

— Omar Baddar عمر بدّار (@OmarBaddar) May 13, 2021

Israeli mobs are marching through several cities, terrorizing Palestinians. In Bat Yam, they are attacking people in the streets and destroying shops and homes.

— IMEU (@theIMEU) May 12, 2021

Another video shared online shows a family desperately attempting to fend off police officers trying to enter their home. A child can be heard crying in the background as at two least men try to close the front door while being hit with batons.

The clip was shared on Twitter by Michigan Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) while criticizing President Joe Biden's comments on the violence. He has stated that Israel has the right to defend itself from "thousands of rockets flying into your territory," which have been fired in retaliation from Hamas, the Islamist militant group that has ruled Gaza since 2007.

Tweeting to Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Tlaib wrote: "If you're having trouble finding the courage to speak up against Israel's actions and stop supporting this inhumane violence, try imagining that this family isn't Palestinian. Maybe then they'll deserve human rights?"

Another clip shows the officers continue to confront and beat the men once they are inside the home.


— Riya Al’Sanah (@RiyaAlsanah) May 12, 2021

At least 67 people, including 16 children, have been killed in Gaza since the violence escalated on Monday. Officials said seven people have been killed in Israel.

The attacks occurred after Israeli armed forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound this week, injuring hundreds of Palestinians as they worshipped at the site in Jerusalem's walled Old City.

There have also been rising tensions in recent weeks over the planned eviction of Palestinians families from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem.

In a statement on Wednesday night, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he planned on sending in military enforcement to help deal with the violence.

"Nothing can justify an Arab mob assaulting Jews, and nothing can justify a Jewish mob assaulting Arabs," Netanyahu said.

A shop keeper sits outside a store whose facade was damaged in Holon near Tel Aviv, on May 11, 2021, after rockets were launched towards Israel from the Gaza Strip controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images