Incident Summary:

11/23/2018: An assailant in a vehicle attempted to run over worshippers exiting Congregation Bais Yeshuda along La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles, California, United States. There were no reported casualties. The assailant, who shouted anti-Semitic slurs during the assault, was later arrested.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:


Los Angeles

Location Details:
The incident occurred at 360 N La Brea Avenue.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Congregation Bais Yeshuda
Specific Description Worshipers
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Semitic extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Seattle man accused of hate crime attack near Los Angeles synagogue,", November 28, 2018.