Jews attacked in Moscow


(JTA) — Two Israelis were hospitalized in one of two anti-Semitic attacks in Moscow in the past week.

The Israelis were attacked near a religious Jewish youth community center, according to a report posted Dec. 4 on the Web site of the national daily Novye Izvestiya, the UCSJ: Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union reported.

In another attack, a neo-Nazi beat a Jewish man in Moscow, according to a Dec. 3 report by the Sova Information-Analytical Center.

The victim, 25, was traveling on the subway Nov. 30 when the assailant approached him, asked if he were Jewish and threatened to kill him, UCSJ reported.

The assailant was charged with minor hooliganism and released.

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