The prosecution stated that two youths approached Elias and Leah Behar and their son Shlomo stepped in to defend them.
Prosecutor Clayton Bridge said that Shlomo Behar was thrown to the ground and kicked and punched.
Behar’s father Elias was also thrown to the ground while family friends Shlomo ben-Haim and 39-yr-old Zeev Aronstam were repeatedly punched.
As the group headed towards a pub two security guards came to their rescue. But according to the prosecution, CCTV cameras are alleged to have detected Clifford wielding a weapon.
Police claim that a knife found at the scene has DNA evidence linking it to Clifford.
The case has been adjourned until July 1.
Two youths allegedly part of the group which attacked the Jewish friends will appear in Bedara Juvenile Court next month.
Charges against a fifth person, Spartaco Marciano di Bella have been dropped by the DPP.