Antwerp Jews staged a counter-protest to a Muslim demonstration at a supermarket that sells Israeli products. More than 300 Jews bought up Israeli products Monday in a store that is part of the Delhaize chain located in a neighborhood where many Muslims live, the Arutz Sheva news service reported. Muslims several weeks ago had protested Israeli goods in front of the store.
In Monday’s show of support, Yarden wine from Ramat Haâ€™Golan wineries was the best seller, according to Arutz Sheva.
â€œThe products disappeared in minutes,â€ said Meir Vachotzker, who serves as the emissary for the Bnei Akiva youth group. Some 17,000 Jews live in Antwerp.
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