A man has admitted hitting a rabbi over the head with a brick outside a synagogue.

Rabbi Rafi Goodwin needed hospital treatment after he was attacked outside his synagogue in Chigwell, Essex, on 16 May 2021, police said.

He suffered a concussion, cuts and bruises in the attack.

This week Souraka Djabouri, 19, of Tudor Crescent, Ilford, London, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm at Chelmsford Crown Court.

He also admitted religiously aggravated damage to Mr Goodwin’s vehicle and theft of a mobile phone.

Read more at the BBC

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