Amran, Yemen - Rabbi Receives SMS Message Threats of Cleansing Over Strikes on Gaza
Amran, Yemen - The rabbi of the Jews Community in Amran province Yahya Yaish said he had received threat of cleansing over the Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
Yahya, whose brother Moshe Yaish was killed last December, said he had received two SMS messages, the first says “Jews…stop strikes on Gaza…you will be killed soon, God willing” and the second one asked Jews to convert to Islam.
Yahya said these messages are not different from that one his brother Moshe received before his murder.
Moshe Yaish, a 35-year-old teacher and religious leader in the Jewish community of Raida in Amran, was shot dead on December 11, 2008, by a Yemeni Muslim extremist. AbdulAziz Yahyah Hamoud al-Abdi, has been charged with killing Moshe and brought to trial.
Recent Israeli strikes on the Palestinian in Gaza do not only stir up more fears among Jews in Yemen, but also fears of violence in different parts of the world.
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