WATCH: Pro-Hamas protesters smash glass on outside doors at Berkeley to prevent event featuring IDF soldier

Jewish students wanted an IDF soldier to come speak at UC Berkeley but the event had to be shut down because of a bunch of pro-Hamas protesters who eventually busted the glass on an outside door as the pounded to disrupt the event.

Below are a couple of videos from the protest, with the second video showing people with the event being asked to leave and how these terrorist sympathizers shattered the glass on the outside door.

 
Here’s more from Daily Wire:

Jewish students at University of California-Berkeley were forced to evacuate to a secret location after hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters stormed an event featuring an Israeli Defense Forces reservist on Monday night.

The “Israel at War: Combat the Lies” event was supposed to feature Ran Bar-Yoshafat, who served for several weeks within Gaza in an IDF special forces unit. Before the event was able to begin, the mob of protesters stormed the building, forcing the attendees of the event to sneak out the back to a secret location.

“I don’t think this about the IDF, Jews or even Israel, this is them lacking Western values like freedom of speech,” Bar-Yoshafat told The Daily Wire. “For them I am guilty until proven innocent.”

Bar-Yoshafat said he was asked to arrive on campus in a hat to help mask his identity, and was reassured there was enough security to prevent protesters from shutting down the event. He added that the event had been moved several times leading up to Monday because of security concerns.

When he arrived at the room to begin the event, he said about 40 student protesters — many of which were masked with keffiyehs — entered with hundreds more outside the building.

Videos provided to The Daily Wire show students banging on doors and windows, breaking glass, chanting “intifada, intifada” and accusing Bar-Yoshafat of genocide in chants. Witnesses told The Daily Wire that they believe around 200 to 500 students were part of the protest.

In one of the videos, a Jewish student says he was spat on by someone shouting, “You Jew.”

“I just felt really bad for these kids because they were scared,” Bar-Yoshafat said. “Girls were crying from being attacked and I think the kid that was spat on was just so shocked. I don’t think the students anticipated so many people being violent, they thought they would just chant outside.”

Bar-Yoshafat, who was invited by various Jewish student groups, said he wanted to go on speaking despite the disrupters but he was asked to leave by school officials.

“Instead of giving more security to us, they gave a prize to those who were violent,” he said. “They basically said those banging on doors and spitting on Jews are allowed to continue but I had to leave even though I was just peacefully speaking.”


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