Jewish man, 65, dies during a counter-protest at a pro-Palestinian rally in California

  • A pro-Palestine rally was held on Sunday in Westlake Village, a town near Thousand Oaks, California
  • According to reports, a 65-year-old Jewish man fell to the ground and later died
  • His local rabbi said: ‘We DO NOT KNOW at this time if he fell, was pushed or was attacked’

A Jewish man has reportedly died following a pro-Palestinian rally in Westlake Village, California, on Sunday.

According to KTLA, the incident happened near the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Westlake Road around 3:15 p.m.

That’s what firefighters said KTL that authorities first received a call of a ‘fight in progress’ where an elderly man was ‘down’.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles claimed the victim was “hit in the head by a megaphone wielded by a pro-Palestinian protester.” They could not provide more details.

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has yet to comment or respond to’s request for information. Los Angeles police told they were not involved.