September 01, 2021

UK - Antisemitic abuse on the street leaves well-known Jewish journalist “shaken”

London
- A well-known Jewish journalist was left “shaken” after being subjected to antisemitic abuse on Shabbat afternoon on his way to synagogue in North London.

James Marlow was holding a siddur when he was accosted by a passer-by described as “Asian”, according to the Jewish Weekly newspaper, for which Mr Marlow writes.

The incident came just hours after Mr Marlow was physically attacked on the way to a different synagogue that morning in Hendon by a woman on a scooter, who punched him, causing minor injuries. The police informed Mr Marlow that the woman is known to the force and has a medical condition.

Source: CAA