Arab Citizens Riot in Israel; Attack Jewish Neighbors, Synagogues • "Arab citizens of Israel went on a rampage against their Jewish neighbors in the cities of Lod (or Lydda) and Ramle on Tuesday night, setting synagogues on fire, attacking stores, and forcing authorities to evacuate Jewish residents. The attack, which is being called a “pogrom” (mob violence against Jews) is one of the worst experienced in the region since the 1930s, in the days before Israeli statehood, when Palestinian Arab leader incited locals to attack Jewish communities. It has been accompanied by Arab riots against Jews in other cities, including in the coastal towns of Acre and Jaffa (above). The violence broke out in sol... read more •!