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Jewish Woman Attacked at Paris Bus Stop

Man reportedly shook her baby stroller and called her a ‘dirty Jewess’

Hannah Dreyfus
May 15, 2014
Rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris. (Wikimedia)
Rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris. (Wikimedia)

In the latest disturbing anti-Semitic incident from France, a man assaulted a Jewish mother and her six-month-old child at a bus stop in Paris’ Montmartre district, JTA reports.

According to a report filed by France’s National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, or BNVCA, the attacker, who the victim described as a European man in his 50s, shook the woman’s stroller and shouted, “Dirty Jewess, enough with your children already, you Jews have too many children, screw you.”

The woman has reportedly filed a report with the police. “We ask police to make all the efforts necessary to identify and arrest the attacker,” BNVCA founder Sammy Ghozlan said.

In March, a 28-year-old French Jewish man was beaten on a Paris Metro and verbally assaulted. Days later, a 52-year-old Israeli man was attacked with a stun gun outside a Paris synagogue.

Hannah Dreyfus is an editorial intern at Tablet.