Morocco rabbi ‘beaten up’ over Gaza

A synagogue in Casablanca

A young man beat up a Moroccan rabbi in the economic capital of Casablanca over Israel’s deadly air war on Gaza, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Tel Quel said on its website that the attack took place on Friday as Moshe Ohayon was walking towards his synagogue.

The unidentified assailant asked: “Are you Jewish? What’s the Tsahal (Israeli army) doing to our brothers?” the weekly quoted the rabbi as saying.

Ohayan said he was punched to the ground and then pummelled until he lost consciousness.

“I have lodged a complaint and am waiting to see what happens,” he said.

According to friends contacted by AFP, he suffered three broken ribs…