The rabbi stabbed in NE London discharged from hospital

Bystanders tackled the man with a knife who attacked Rabbi Alter Yaakov Schlesinger, aged 50, on Stoke Newington High Street in NE London on Friday. They held him down until the police and emergency services arrived. The rabbi was rushed to hospital with multiple surface stab wounds. Local police are maintaining “an open mind” about the motive for the attack and asked for witnesses to come forward.


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