CRIF president Richard Prasquier said his organization should never have published the report and called on Horowitz to offer an apology and explanation. Read more about Head of main French Jewish group apologizes for “false news” of “lynching” of Israeli director
Horowitz now states falsely that he did not originate the claim that “Arabs” carried out the attack and that he has tried to calm the “maelstrom” sparked by his fabrications. Read more about His lies about brutal “Arab” attack in France exposed, Israeli director Yariv Horowitz concocts new ones
The Aubagne International Film Festival has called on Israeli filmmaker Yariv Horowitz to retract the claim, widely reported in Israeli media, that he was the victim of a vicious anti-Semitic beating by “Arab youths” that left him unconscious while he was present at the festival earlier this month. Read more about Israeli director Yariv Horowitz must retract false claim of anti-Semitic attack says Aubagne film festival
French police have given The Electronic Intifada additional details about what allegedly happened that cast further doubt on Horowitz’s accounts. Read more about Did Israeli filmmaker Yariv Horowitz fabricate story of brutal attack by “Arab youths” in France?