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Goldie's kosher/vegan falafel restaurant targeted in Philly. (Original Post) lapucelle Dec 2023 OP
Sounds good bottomofthehill Dec 2023 #1
It might be difficult to get past the protesters to go through the door. lapucelle Dec 2023 #5
Rec. .they Vandalized the Front Windows.. Cha Dec 2023 #20
Disgusting. madaboutharry Dec 2023 #2
Mark Elias has been calling them out. lapucelle Dec 2023 #3
Exactly. sheshe2 Dec 2023 #4
How long before... Behind the Aegis Dec 2023 #6
It's becoming normalized at this point. lapucelle Dec 2023 #8
That statement is accurate. yardwork Dec 2023 #11
They seem to think that Hamas is a Palestinian resistance group rather than terrorists. lapucelle Dec 2023 #13
So they're equating HAMAS with Palestine? yardwork Dec 2023 #14
Already begun Kennah Dec 2023 #9
the protesters are Violently Inciting Murder.. they're Cha Dec 2023 #18
Not long JustAnotherGen Dec 2023 #15
It's an ersatz Kristallnscht. DemocratSinceBirth Dec 2023 #7
This behavior is disgusting Hekate Dec 2023 #10
It's also disgusting to see how many defend it and excuse it. They're not fooling anyone. Oopsie Daisy Dec 2023 #25
From Rep Brendan Boyle (D), who represents a district in the Philadelphia area: emulatorloo Dec 2023 #12
Mahalo, emulatorloo I hate those Stupid Protesters.. HAMAS Cha Dec 2023 #17
We have seen this before sarisataka Dec 2023 #16
I wouldn't want those Fuckers in my place anyway.. Cha Dec 2023 #19
Disgusting and shameful that this is taking place in the United States. nt Raine Dec 2023 #21
Scary times Demovictory9 Dec 2023 #22
Kick for information in this thread. yardwork Dec 2023 #23
Ditto! Oopsie Daisy Dec 2023 #24
To paraphrase what's often said of racists: "If you have to tell people you're not anti-semitic... CincyDem Dec 2023 #26
Preview DET Dec 2023 #27
Isn't this type of behavior covered by hate crime laws? MichMan Dec 2023 #28
From NBC Philadelphia news this evening:: madaboutharry Dec 2023 #29
White House condemns antisemitic protest outside restaurant in Philly lapucelle Dec 2023 #30
Good on the WH and Gov Josh Shapiro!! Cha Dec 2023 #32
So what it's Israeli food? Talk to HAMAS.. Cha Dec 2023 #31
Gawd, these "protesters".... LeftInTX Dec 2023 #33

lapucelle

(18,245 posts)
5. It might be difficult to get past the protesters to go through the door.
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 09:43 PM
Dec 2023

At least that was the case in the past.

madaboutharry

(40,205 posts)
2. Disgusting.
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 09:04 PM
Dec 2023

This bullying has nothing to do with Palestinians.

They seem offended at being called antisemites and so they go out and engage in antisemitic behavior.

They are assholes.

lapucelle

(18,245 posts)
8. It's becoming normalized at this point.
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 09:59 PM
Dec 2023

Here's the statement that the protestors are so angry about.

This attack is not just against Israel , but against all Jewish people. Hamas is an enemy of Christians, Hindus, minorities, LGBTQ, atheists, people of color, and anyone who differs from their extremist ideology that all Jews must die. We all have skin in this game and must show our support for Israel.

lapucelle

(18,245 posts)
13. They seem to think that Hamas is a Palestinian resistance group rather than terrorists.
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 10:36 PM
Dec 2023

From their statement.

A spokesman for Starr Restaurants recently released a statement condemning Hamas attacks against Israel and all Jewish people and harmfully equating Palestinian resistance with anti-semitism.

emulatorloo

(44,113 posts)
12. From Rep Brendan Boyle (D), who represents a district in the Philadelphia area:
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 10:27 PM
Dec 2023
I can’t believe I even have to say this but targeting businesses simply because they’re Jewish owned is despicable. Philadelphia stands against this sort of harassment and hate.



Cha

(297,136 posts)
17. Mahalo, emulatorloo I hate those Stupid Protesters.. HAMAS
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 12:26 AM
Dec 2023

BROKE THE CEASEFIRE YOU INCOMPETENT IDIOTS.

They are NOT doing their so called cause any good.






sarisataka

(18,598 posts)
16. We have seen this before
Sun Dec 3, 2023, 11:24 PM
Dec 2023


The Philly Palestine Coalition seems offended by Hamas being condemned. They seem to believe Hamas represents all Palestinians.

Cha

(297,136 posts)
19. I wouldn't want those Fuckers in my place anyway..
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 12:39 AM
Dec 2023

This Goldie's looks so Good.. I wish I wee in the area.. I'm Vegan!

CincyDem

(6,351 posts)
26. To paraphrase what's often said of racists: "If you have to tell people you're not anti-semitic...
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 06:26 PM
Dec 2023

...maybe it's because you are".

DET

(1,305 posts)
27. Preview
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 06:49 PM
Dec 2023

Someone somewhere is going to push this too far and the mob will directly attack any Jews that are unfortunate enough to be in their vicinity. I used to think I knew how this country would react, but I don’t anymore. i’m not even sure that the cops would intervene.

madaboutharry

(40,205 posts)
29. From NBC Philadelphia news this evening::
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 07:28 PM
Dec 2023

One of the members of the mob had this intellectual comment to make as to why Goldie's
was targeted:

“They advertise their food as Israeli. They serve falafel, hummus, you name it, as Israeli food," one of the protesters says in the video. "It’s not enough for them to steal our land. It’s not enough for them to kill our people. They’re stealing our ethnic food as well. Shame on them! Shame!’


Of course there is no recognition of the October 7th massacre. There is no recognition of history. For this person, it is all about the hummus. So many reasons to hate Jews.

https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics/gov-josh-shapiro-condemns-pro-palestinian-protest-outside-jewish-owned-goldie-restaurant-in-philly-israel-hams-war-michael-solomonov/3712417/

lapucelle

(18,245 posts)
30. White House condemns antisemitic protest outside restaurant in Philly
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 07:45 PM
Dec 2023
“It is Antisemitic and completely unjustifiable to target restaurants that serve Israeli food over disagreements with Israeli policy, as Governor Shapiro has underlined,” White House spokesperson Andrew Bates said in a statement. “This behavior reveals the kind of cruel and senseless double standard that is a calling card of Antisemitism.

“President Biden has fought against the evil of Antisemitism his entire life, including by launching the first national strategy to counter this hate in American history,” Bates added. “He will always stand up firmly against these kinds of undignified actions.”

The protest also drew pushback from Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D), who called it a “blatant act of antisemitism.”

A restaurant was targeted and mobbed because its owner is Jewish and Israeli. This hate and bigotry is reminiscent of a dark time in history,” Shapiro wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/4341121-white-house-condemns-antisemitic-protest-outside-restaurant-in-philly/

Cha

(297,136 posts)
31. So what it's Israeli food? Talk to HAMAS..
Mon Dec 4, 2023, 08:20 PM
Dec 2023

They Violated the Ceasefire.

Goldie’s didn’t have Anything to do with that.

They’re allowed to have Any kind of food they want without your “hideously “Ineffective “ protests.

Mahalo 🕯️🕊️💙🇺🇸🌈

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