3 Jewish girls allegedly attack Arab man with pepper spray in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A group of Jewish girls allegedly attacked an Arab man working in Jerusalem with pepper spray.

Three suspects were detained for questioning after the incident downtown on Sunday, the Jerusalem Police reported.

Also Sunday, five Israeli Jews were ordered held by the Rishon LeZion Magistrate’s Court after being arrested on suspicion of beating an Arab man last week in Netanya, in central Israel, the Times of Israel reported.

An indictment also was filed against a Jewish man, 23, for throwing rocks at Arab drivers in Jerusalem over the past few days.

Also Sunday, a Jewish-Israeli man was indicted in Jerusalem District Court for attacking two Arab-Israeli workers near David’s Tomb in a racially motivated attack, The Jerusalem Post reported.

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