JTA: Jewish boy, 8, beaten in Paris suburb in anti-Semitic attack

Two teenagers beat an 8-year-old Jewish boy in suburban Paris in what French prosecutors are calling an anti-Semitic attack.

The boy was wearing a kippah while walking to a tutor on Tuesday afternoon in Sarcelles when the assailants, about 15 years old, knocked him to the ground and beat him, the French news agency AFP reported.

It is the second attack on a Jewish child in the same area this month. On Jan. 10, a 15-year-old Jewish girl was slashed in the face while walking home from her private Jewish school wearing its uniform.

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