London/NYC/Moscow: Resurgent antisemitism a global event

Jewish Londoner Slashed While Walking with Wife and Infant Child
Dion J. Pierre
January 2, 2023

A Jewish man in London was assaulted and slashed while taking a walk with his wife and infant child, a local Jewish community watch group reported on Friday. “A racist male unhappy with the child’s speed pushed the 1-yr-old shouting ‘Move F** Jew, I will stab & kill you’ before cutting the victim on his face/hand,” Shomrim Stamford Hill, which provides security and support to the local Orthodox Jewish community — one of the largest in Europe — tweeted on Dec. 30. The incident is the latest in a spate of attacks on Jewish Londoners that have been occurring all year and peaked shortly after Halloween during what Shomrim described as a “hate crimes pandemic.” READ MORE

NEW YORK POST Elderly NYC jeweler clinging to life after brutal beating by brazen thieves An elderly Brooklyn jeweler was sent to the ICU after a pair of brazen thieves attacked him before robbing his store of six figures worth of merchandise — as his family on Wednesday decried criminals’ “golden ticket” to wreak havoc in New York City.

JTA Moscow’s former chief rabbi: ‘The best option for Russian Jews is to leave’ Pinchas Goldshmidt, the former chief rabbi of Moscow who fled the country earlier this year, said other Russian Jews should leave before it’s too late in an interview with the Guardian.  “When we look back over Russian history, whenever the political system was in danger you saw the government trying to redirect the anger and discontent of the masses towards the Jewish community,” Goldschmidt told the Guardian. “We saw this in tsarist times and at the end of the Stalinist regime.”

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