“He was the most selfless, head strong and caring friend I have ever met, and became one of the closest friend to many others,” a friend wrote.
Anthony Lodespoto allegedly threatened to attack Orthodox Jews in Lakewood with a baseball bat.
“There is a special place in hell for the small minority that do this during this crisis,” Gov. Phil Murphy said of anti-Semitic scapegoating.
More than a dozen Lakewood, New Jersey, property owners have been ticketed for violating the 50 of fewer people order in recent days; on Saturday m…
Beth Medrash Govoha has more than 6,700 students. A sign on the door ordered students not to enter, and to study and pray at home instead.
The rabbi urged congregants to stay six feet apart while praying, and follow health guidelines. “Please don’t force us to close our shul,” he said.
Rise Up Ocean County tried to mobilize locals against the expansion of the Orthodox population of Lakewood.
He’s a zeyde, a thrower of carnivals and an exotic fish hobbyist. He’s also a Republican donor crusading against anti-Semitism in his local party.
Among the posts on the page: “We need to get rid of them like Hitler did.”
Accusations of anti-Semitism “change the discourse, it alienates the neighbors, and it really does intimidate the local government.”