A 31-year-old Israeli student was attacked by two unknown perpetrators at the Paris subway station on Tuesday. The attack came after the Israeli spoke Hebrew with his father on the phone, writes the Jerusalem Post.
The Israeli student was in the subway at Château d ‘Eau station when two men who had heard him speak Hebrew began shouting, cursing and threatening him. One of them attacked and beat the Israeli until he was unconscious.
A passerby called for an ambulance and brought the Israeli to the hospital. There he had to be stitched with several stitches in his face, his nose was broken and his face filled with wounds.
“In recent hours I have been in constant contact with Yogev B, the young Israeli victim of an anti-Semitic attack such as was clearly motivated by hatred of Israel “, writes the French politician Meyer Habib on Facebook.
The perpetrators were, according to witnesses of African origin. They allegedly ran from the scene after the attack. So far no one has been arrested.
Yaakov Hagoel, deputy head of the World Zionist Organization and head of the World Zionist Organization and head of the anti-Semitism department, says that “unfortunately it has become dangerous to identify as a Jew in the streets around the world. Now there is enough hatred against the Jews. I demand that world leaders show zero tolerance for anti-Semitism. “
There has been a sharp increase in anti-Semitic attacks in France in recent years. For To help fight anti-Semitism, the French parliament passed a resolution calling on the government to adopt The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism, which defines anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism.