Rabbi assaulted by man yelling “Dirty Jew, I am going to kill you!” in Clapton Common
A rabbi has been assaulted by a man yelling “Dirty Jew, I am going to kill you!”
The assailant was also said to have taken the rabbi’s hat off his head and thrown it to the ground.
Following this, the suspect stripped down to his underwear and “made explicit gestures outside a synagogue”.
The incident took place in Clapton Common and a suspect was said to have been arrested by Hackney Police.
If you have any more information, please contact the police on 101 or Stamford Hill Shomrim on 0300 999 0123, quoting reference number: CAD 2394 26/04/21.
A few days ago, a man yelled “Heil Hitler” as he drove past a Jewish pedestrian in Clapton Common.
Campaign Against Antisemitism’s analysis of Home Office statistics shows that an average of over three hate crimes are directed at Jews every single day in England and Wales, with Jews almost four times more likely to be targets of hate crimes than any other faith group.