More than $60,000 of that total was raised by the Tree of Life congregation, which was targeted by an anti-Semitic gunman five months prior.
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A mother and daughter were punched in Rego Park and told to “get out of my country” by an assailant.
Jews really get it in a visceral way, what it’s like to be an immigrant. Most of them are just a generation or two removed. I hear members of my congregation saying, if there’s a Muslim registry, we want to be on it.
This Sunday’s New York Times featured a heartwarming story of a Muslim man from Egypt and an Orthodox Jewish woman from Borough Park who built a beautiful business partnership out of two Dunkin’ Donuts franchises in Brooklyn. Since their religions share an antipathy toward pig-consumption, they gave away all their profits from pork products, “hers to her synagogue and to Israel, his to the workers as bonuses.”