One of the staff of the news website «al-Masdar» has published in his microblog message according to which in the battles against the Saudi Arabia-led coalition killed the representative of the Yemeni Jewish community, Jacob is Rude.
It is argued that Rude, a native of the city of Amran, was killed in the province of Asir, fighting in the ranks of the militia kositskogo. According to published information, in the ranks of the militia are fighting not only the Shiites, but with Sunnis and atheists.
The author notes that many Yemeni Jews have shown themselves a hundred times great patriots of the homeland than Muslims. «Who says no Jews Houthis does not exist?» – he asked.
Note that on the website where is said to be the author of the article, the news has not been published. To check on other sources at the moment is not possible.
Yemeni Jewish community was one of the largest in the middle East. Jewish pogroms that followed the proclamation of Israel led to the mass Aliya. By 2010, in Yemen there were about 100 Jews, most of whom are over 60 years old.