Disinfo: Israel knew 9/11 was coming

Summary

Israel clearly knew 9/11 was coming, witness the Five Dancing Shlomos cavorting and filming themselves in New Jersey as the twin towers went down.

Disproof

A conspiracy theory, presented entirely without sources or facts to support the claims. The claim of Israelis dancing of joy while the Twin Towers collapsed is a myth that has been debunked several times. Fact-checking site Snopes has extensive material on false claims of Israeli connections to the 9/11.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 204
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 02/07/2020
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: Israel, US
  • Keywords: Conspiracy theory, Anti-Semitism, 9/11

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