NEW YORK (VINnews) – This morning, a heated confrontation unfolded at Terminal 8 of JFK International Airport, as an American Airlines flight from Israel landed at 5 am, bringing back groups of teenagers who had participated in summer programs in Israel, including NCSY Euro 4G. At the exit for international flights, a woman was seen calling out to every visibly Jewish person, making abusive statements about Jewish people and Israel. Witnesses reported that she accused Israelis of killing Palestinians and labeled their actions as evil, even comparing Israel to Nazi Germany.Join our WhatsApp group
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The situation escalated quickly as one concerned group guide, witnessing the woman’s inflammatory behavior, decided to take action and called the police for intervention. Simultaneously, another individual present at the scene began recording the incident on video to document the unfolding events.
As the woman continued her verbal attack, a large group of passengers emerged from the flight and gathered for a photo. Seizing the opportunity, she targeted the teenagers, directing her ire towards them. In an attempt to protect the youths, camp counselors intervened, trying to reason with the woman and convince her to leave the teenagers alone. However, the woman remained steadfast in her accusations and verbal attacks.
The situation reached a critical point when another bystander confronted the woman about her actions. Shortly after, law enforcement officers arrived at the scene in response to the call made earlier. Despite the woman’s claim that her actions were protected by her right to free speech, the police urged her to stop her aggressive behavior, particularly towards minors.