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.
A car swerved in front of him to keep him from leaving. “That’s when things got really scary,” Yehudah Webster said.
In the November 2018 election, Democrats took back control of the New York State Senate — and with it, a large chunk of Hasidic power.
“Simcha Felder is very comfortable in his skin,” said one political consultant.
The incidents include a metal pipe thrown through the window of a synagogue in Williamsburg during afternoon services on Shabbat.
“Hitler,” “Jews better be ready” and “Die Jew rats, we are here!” were also among the hateful messages scribbled in black marker.