Jewish woman, 70, attacked in London by assailant shouting ‘Jew’ in Polish

By JTA
November 10, 2017 11:17

The male attacker smashed her head into a brick wall while shouting “Zyd” during the attack.




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Police officers work at the scene after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. (photo credit:REUTERS)

A 70-year-old Jewish woman was hospitalized with a concussion after being attacked by an assailant who called her “Zyd,” Polish for “Jew.”

The male attacker smashed her head into a brick wall while shouting “Zyd” during the attack on Saturday afternoon in London’s Stamford Hill neighborhood, which has a large Orthodox Jewish population, the London-based Campaign Against Anti-Semitism reported on its website.

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The incident was first reported by the London chapter of the Shomrim Jewish neighborhood watch organization.


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