“There are people, some of whom have mental illness, who are vulnerable to influence by the trends that are occurring around them in society.”
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A boy named Berel, age 9, was unimpressed. “Eh, we see a lot of police these days,” he said. “We’ve got it at our school, too.”
The group smacked one teen in the head, knocking off his kippah. They then snatched the kippah off the head of the other boy.
The incident, and a second on Friday night in Borough Park, are being investigated as a hate crime.
A delivery truck driver was injured when a rock shattered his vehicle’s side window three days after a rabbi was hit with a stone in the face.
Berel, or Shlomo, Raskin was a mainstay on Kingston Avenue for over six decades.
“We’re paying high rent, and our wives are scared to push a stroller in the street.”
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