Knife-wielding man attacks Jewish family

Zurich – An Orthodox Jewish family was attacked by a man carrying a knife in Zurich, Switzerland over the weekend, local news outlets have reported. The incident occurred Saturday evening in Zurich’s 3rd district, when a man carrying a knife lunged at an Orthodox Jewish family. When his would-be victims fled, the attacker chased after them, hurling antisemitic curses as […]

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Neo-Nazis assault 2 pro-Israel activists in Sweden

Stockholm – Neo-Nazis in Sweden assaulted two pro-Israel activists on Thursday outside a pavilion set up by the Israel-Sweden Friendship Association. Dozens of members of the Nordic Resistance Movement gathered around the pavilion on the island of Gotland, south of Stockholm, for what they said was a “protest demonstration,” the Aftonbladet newspaper reported. One of the victims, Christina Toledano Asbrink, told […]

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Woman with 10-inch knife screamed ‘I want to kill all you Jews’ as she chased children outside synagogue

London – A woman brandishing a 10-inch kitchen knife allegedly screamed “I want to kill all you Jews” as she chased a group of children who had just left a synagogue in north London. Police arrested a 47-year-old woman on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after she was tackled by neighbourhood watch volunteers in Stamford Hill, which is […]

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French girl assaulted inside Jewish school near Paris

Sarcelles – A 15-year-old girl was assaulted inside her Jewish school near Paris by three individuals who confronted her outside the establishment and then pursued her into its yard, a French daily reported. The incident, which prosecutor may or may not be antisemitic, occurred last week at the Ozar-Hatorah school in Sarcelles. The victim did not know the three individuals, […]

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Antisemitic vandalism at Oxford U. Chabad

Oxford – A Jewish student center serving the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom was subject to two attacks this month, drawing condemnation from community leaders. On May 19, the eve of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, two unidentified offenders placed “antisemitic” notes and sparked a fire at the Chabad of Oxford, Thames Valley Police said.  “Thankfully the fire […]

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