An anti-semitic thug armed with a knife bullied frum Jewish children in a playground in Zurich, Switzerland, on Shabbos. The attacker was eventually restrained without incident B’chasdei Hashem.
The man was uttering anti-Semitic slogans, cursing Jews, witness report. Johann T. Shakas is quoted in the media saying, ” My children were out playing and my wife was talking to friends on the terrace. I had dinner with friends in the apartment.”
He and a number of friends then maintained a presence outside the shul, stating the man passed by with a knife in hand. One of the Jews were able to restrain the armed man without incident. Police were quick to respond and placed the man under arrest in Zurich district 3 on Eichstrasse.
Police report the man is neither a Nazi or Islamist. He was questioned and released.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)