Zurich hikes security at Jewish institutions after stabbing of Orthodox man

Zurich police say they are hiking security at Jewish institutions after a suspected antisemitic knife attack left an Orthodox Jewish man in serious condition.

Police in Switzerland’s largest city said the 50-year-old was “critically injured” in the attack late last night and a 15-year-old Swiss boy suspected of being the perpetrator had been arrested on site.

The police say they consulted with various Jewish institutions in the city following the incident and decided to increase security around the institutions as a “precautionary measure.”

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