“The victim, who suffered bruises, told Deutsche Welle that he is not in fact Jewish, but an Israeli Arab who donned the cap as an ‘experiment’ to disprove a friend who warned that it had become unsafe to wear a kippa in Germany.” The experiment went as expected, but not as planned. NPR: Germany’s Jewish Community Responds After Man Attacked For Wearing Yarmulke.

+ AP: “Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country.”