Jewish Student Hospitalized After Assault By Pro-Palestinian Man in Berlin

By Matis Glenn

A Jewish college student was attacked and severely beaten by a pro-Palestinian man in Berlin after the two were engaged in a verbal argument over the war in Gaza, police reported.

The victim, 30, required hospitalization for his injuries, including facial fractures, but they are not life-threatening.

The suspect, 23, attends the same college as the victim.

The incident occured over the weekend in Berlin’s Mitte neighborhood.

While arguing, the suspect allegedly punched the victim multiple times, causing him to fall to the ground, whereupon the suspect continued the assault.

Police eventually traced the suspect to his home in Berlin’s Schöneberg neighborhood, where they conducted a search and seized evidence, including his smartphone.

Investigations are ongoing, police said.The incident comes amid a drastic rise in antisemitic incidents, including assaults, in Germany, since the October 7 massacre perpetrated by the Hamas terror group.

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