Skip To Content

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Breaking News

Video of Alleged Manhattan Judaica Shop Assailant Released

A surveillance video taken from a nearby business reportedly shows the man New York City cops are looking to question in the assault on the manager of a Manhattan Judaica shop.

Image of man wanted for questioning in Judaica shop attack. Image by NYPD/JPUpdates

The video, obtained by the news site, does not show the man’s face clearly but does show the distinctive royal blue hoodie and red/magenta sweats the day of the attack on the 52-year-old victim outside West Side Judaica.

RELATED: The original incident report.

The assailant punched the shop worker in the face, cops said, and reportedly yelled “F—- the Jews. I’ll kill you. I’m a Muslim.” He made his getaway on a Razor scooter.

The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit is investigating. Cops are asking for anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or log in to www,


Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.