Two Arab men were arrested, charged and convicted of assault for beating a Jewish man at the entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem, according to court proceedings.
Now, Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court judge Dana Cohen, sentenced the two men to one year in prison.
The incident occurred in July, when the two Arabs along with several other suspects, beat the ultra-Orthodox Jewish resident of the Old City.
The court was told that the victim was kicked, beaten and whipped with a belt. They were also accused of throwing stones.
After reaching a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors, the two suspects pleaded guilty to assault. The two were also sentenced to 6 months probation.
The two defendants were ordered to pay 10,000 shekels ($2,800) in compensation to the victim.