Despite a break from the assaults, some community leaders worry about retaliatory violence.
“New York City stands for tolerance and we will arrest anyone involved in anti-Semitic crimes,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
He isn’t invited because there are “candidates who ran on a robust progressive agenda and proudly sought election as members of our conference.”
Saturday mornings are busy in Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay neighborhood, as residents run errands and grab meals. The Underground Boxing Gym on Avenue X is strangely quiet, though. No one is sparring in the ring, or punching the heavy bags that hang from the ceiling, as they are Sunday through Friday.
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The man did not use any anti-Semitic slurs or racial epithets while attacking the victim, who was wearing a shtreimel, or traditional fur hat.
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At least three large swastikas were spray-painted in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
A passerby repeatedly punched a 9-year-old in the face on Sunday evening in Williamsburg, and another boy was attacked 30 minutes later.
“This is a black neighborhood and you don’t belong here,” the man said“This is a black neighborhood and you don’t belong here,” the man said.