Jewish woman, 70, has head smashed into wall in London anti-Semitic attack
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Jewish woman, 70, has head smashed into wall in London anti-Semitic attack

Assailant shouts 'Zyd,' Polish for 'Jew,' while bashing victim's head into a brick wall in Stamford Hill; she suffers concussion

London chapter of the Shomrim Jewish neighborhood-watch organization at scene of anti-Semitic attack in Stamford Hill, November 2017. (Screenshot: Twitter via JTA)
London chapter of the Shomrim Jewish neighborhood-watch organization at scene of anti-Semitic attack in Stamford Hill, November 2017. (Screenshot: Twitter via JTA)

A 70-year-old Jewish woman was hospitalized with 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.

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

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