Antisemitic Attack in Hungary: Rock Smashes Through Rabbi's Home During Passover Seder

(YWN Israel) As Jews throughout the Diaspora on Tuesday night sat around tables engaged in the second Pesach seder, a Chabad shaliach in Budapest, Hungary was targeted in an anti-Semitic incident.

HaRav Shmuel Riskin was running the second seder when a large rock came piercing through a window. Also present at the seder was Eren Elber, from the Jewish Agency for Israel Eastern European Desk. Needless to say, there were also other guests at the Chabad seder.

The large rock smashed a window in the rav’s home, coming into the room from behind the rav. A call was made to police, for some of the guests felt this was a matter of pikuach nefesh. Police were dispatched and stationed outside the rav’s home.

According to a Kikar report, police were not too concerned, indicating there was no chance of finding the attackers, not making any genuine effort to investigate.

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