How a TikTok Video Led to Clashes in Jerusalem

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Violent riots erupted in the streets of Jerusalem after videos of several assaults against Jews went viral on social media. In one clip posted to the video-sharing app TikTok, an East Jerusalem teenager is shown slapping a Haredi Orthodox teen on the Jerusalem light rail.

In response, on Thursday, a fringe Jewish extremist group known as Lehava led a march through downtown Jerusalem toward Damascus Gate where Palestinians had gathered in a counter-protest. Violence broke out between the two sides despite police trying to...

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