How Social Media Fanned the Flames of Israeli-Palestinian Violence

Israeli and Palestinian extremists are leveraging each other’s social media content to radicalize their own publics and escalate violence

The Cross Pollination Effect of Extremist Radicalization Online

Caption of “Lehava” protest invite: “More and more Jews are beaten up and humiliated by Arabs every day in Jerusalem. They are filming it and uploading it online, because they know nothing will happen to them. ENOUGH!”
One of the posts on “The Shadow” Facebook page, sharing a TikTok video featuring an attack on an orthodox Jew in Jerusalem’s light rail.
Posts in Arabic warning of Jewish settlers’ plans to storm Al Aqsa, featuring Hebrew posters published by Israeli far right groups, calling to visit Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day.

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