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Jewish community organizations and youth movements worldwide were planning to demonstrate in support of Israel on Sunday, in response to the massive international criticism of Israel resulting
from last week's Gaza flotilla raid.
Rallies were due to take place in Brussels, Hamburg, Los-Angeles and Miami.
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Jewish youth movements were
planning to demonstrate in Brussels at 5 p.m. local time, outside the
Israeli consulate. An afternoon demonstration was also planned for
A spokesman for the organizers, Zvika Klein of
World Bnei-Akiva, told The Jerusalem Post
that "all public Jewish events
in Europe require police protection" and that a Paris event in support
of Israel was canceled due to information regarding threats from
Jewish organizations in Los-Angeles and
Miami were also planning rallies and Klein expected a large turn-out.
demonstration in support of Israel was held in Vienna on Friday.