web analytics
August 2, 2015 / 17 Av, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Report: San Diego JCC Drops Eyal Golan Show over Sex Allegations

By: JTA

A Jewish community center in San Diego cancelled a concert by Eyal Golan amid suspicions that the Israeli singer had sex with minors, an Israeli radio station reported.

Golan was slated to perform Jan. 19 at a concert which was advertised as late as Jan. 10 on the website of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in San Diego. The show has since been removed from the website.

According to the report Friday by Army Radio, the center decided to drop the show because of protests by members of the Jewish community who found it inappropriate because of the sex investigation.

Police briefly arrested Golan and his father in November because several underage girls said they had sex with them. Golan has denied the allegations. Police last month questioned some of the witnesses and alleged victims under warning on suspicion they had lied.

One of the organizers of the concert, Yigal Amsalem, told Army Radio he and his associates were considering suing the community center.

“Bringing Eyal Golan over to San Diego is no small matter,” he said in an interview Thursday. “How could they have cancelled a concert one week in advance and for no good reason? They will pay for this in legal costs in a lawsuit by Eyal Golan and by us.”

The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in San Diego was not immediately available for comment.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

2 Responses to “Report: San Diego JCC Drops Eyal Golan Show over Sex Allegations”

  1. Bill Bilek says:

    Jewish community or not, what happened to "innocent until proven guilty"? (Never mind that there appears to be some suspicion that the complainants lied.)

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Jewish and Muslim bless a crowd of hundreds at a special prayer rally at Gush Etzion junction.
Jews, Arabs Unite to Underline Co-existence in Gush Etzion
Latest News Stories
Jewish and Muslim bless a crowd of hundreds at a special prayer rally at Gush Etzion junction.

Arabs and Jews rallied together for co-existence Sunday at the Gush Etzion junction, joined by MK Yair Lapid.

Joint Prayers at Tzomet Hagush

Settlers, Sheikhs, Rabbis and secular politicians came together on Sunday evening for a joint prayer session at the Gush Etzion junction.

camel air conditioning

Israelis have broken the nation’s record for energy consumption in this week’s heat wave.

The body of missing Israeli back packer Dor Cohen has been found in Georgia.

A 16-year-old girl has died of her wounds after being stabbed at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade.

Officials looked again at the sprouting wildfires after a terror victim memorial was torched in Mt. Hebron.

There is a new kind of arms race that involves producing the most impenetrable virtual fortresses of cybersecurity to resist catastrophic threats.

An Israeli citizen is killed in Thailand while traveling from Pattaya to Bangkok.

PM Netanyahu says Israel’s zero tolerance for terror distinguishes it from its neighbors.

They managed to collect $3,300 from ISIS recruiters, before they were caught by the Chechen police E unit.

Iran is already banking on the lifting of sanctions; vow to raise oil production to 1 million bpd.

A Gva’ot woman was hurt Sunday in a rock attack on her car by Arab terrorists in Samaria.

Israelis have been feeling the heat lately, and not only over tensions erupting from the Iran nuclear deal.

Wildfires again were raging in the Judean Hills around the Israeli capital this weekend. Even Sapir was evacuated as homes burned.

Arab violence failed to keep Jewish and Gentile tourists off the Temple Mount this weekend; Israel Police just kept rioters away instead.

More Articles from JTA

More than 20 cars and buildings in a Jewish community in north London were vandalized with swastikas. The Nazi symbol was drawn on approximately 27 cars in the Osbaldeston Road area of Stoke Newington on Sunday night, The Daily Mail reported. An unnamed 32-year-old man was arrested in connection with the vandalism Tuesday. The neighborhood […]

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on the Jewish community to attend the funeral of an assassinated New York police officer. “The brave men and women of the NYPD risk their lives every day to protect us. We value them and stand with them,” Hikind, a Democrat who represents Brooklyn, said in a statement […]

“Move Jew” scrawled on a Philadelphia home and slurs written on a synagogue and 10 garages in Chicago.

The Nazis nearly destroyed the 17th synagogue.

Cuba has “the largest pool of untapped baseball talent in the world, and Major League Baseball may tap and leave Cuba dry.

Argentina’s president Christina Fernandez has accepted an official Jewish godson for the first time in the country’s history to help counter legend of death to a seventh son. She described in seven tweets her meeting with her new godson, Yair Tawil, a member of a Chabad-Lubavitch family. He was adopted as a godson under a […]

A fundraising campaign started quietly by two first graders two years ago to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease just passed the $1 million mark.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/report-san-diego-jcc-drops-eyal-golan-show-over-sex-allegations/2014/01/18/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: