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Sevastopols Head Rabbi is Assaulted

On September 28th the citys head rabbi, Benjamin Rolf, was assaulted in Sevastopol. That evening, four unidentified people yelling anti-Semitic insults came to the synagogue of the Sevastopol Jewish community. Two of them attacked Rabbi Rolf.

The rabbi received a brain tremble and light corporal damage. His condition is evaluated as satisfactory.

As Boris Nesterenko, the press-secretary of Sevastopols head rabbi, stated, after the incident, he was called to the police.

The attackers disappeared from the scene of the crime, but one left behind their identification. As a result, police expect to detain the criminals soon.



Source: Federal Jewish Society of Russia



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