French police secure the Lilac Synagogue in Paris. Photo courtesy of: Arutz Sheva and Reuters
Boys aged 14 and 15 were chased by a bearded man with an Arab appearance and three others.
by, Gil Ronen | Arutz Sheva
Two Jewish teenagers told police they narrowly escaped an attack near Paris by a hatchet-wielding man and three others. The incident occurred last week and was reported by JTA.
The attack occurred late at night on the holiday of Shavuot (June 4), in Romainville, a northeastern suburb of the French capital, according to the National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, or BNVCA.
The teens, aged 14 and 15, said they were walking to the Lilac Synagogue with their grandfather to attend Tikkun Leil Shavuot, a custom in which scripture is studied all night. While crossing the town’s Market Square, the two boys and their grandfather, all wearing kippahs, said they were…
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