Samuel Osborne – August 20, 2017
Barcelona’s chief rabbi has urged Jews to move to Israel because “Europe is lost” to radical Islam.
Meir Bar-Hen has been encouraging his congregation to flee Spain, which he called a “hub of Islamist terror for all of Europe.”
The chief rabbi’s warning came after a terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead and over 120 wounded and was followed by another attack hours later that killed one person and injured others in the seaside town of Cambrils.
Isis claimed responsibility for both attacks, which authorities believe were the work of a large terrorist cell that had been plotting for some time.
In an interview with the Jewish news agency JTA, Mr Bar-Hen said: “Jews are not here permanently.