A 40-year-old Israeli man was attacked and stabbed multiple times while walking in Milan, Italy. Initial reports say he attacked by three Arab assailents – one of whom may have been a woman.
The victim was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.
The victim was identified as 40-year-old Natan Graph, who is the son-in-law of local Chabad Shliach Rabbi Levi Hezkia.
Local newspaper Corriere della Sera reports that he was walking on San Gimignano Avenue near a Jewish School and restaurant when he was accosted by a group of three Arabs – one of them possibly a woman – and was stabbed repeatedly in his back, chest and face.
He was rushed to the Niguarada Hospital and was listed in ‘yellow’ [moderate] condition and is expected to survive.
Police believe that the victim was attacked because of his Jewish appearance, and have yet to apprehend any of the assailents.
The public is asked to say tehillim for Natan ben Chana Sara