Anthony Lodespoto allegedly threatened to attack Orthodox Jews in Lakewood with a baseball bat.
Police did not say if the incident near Lakewood, home of a large haredi Orthodox population, is being investigated as a hate crime.
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.
Lakewood Police Chief Greg Meyer said he hoped the hire would help reach out to local Jews concerned about an increase in hate crimes.
Nicholas Bogan, 17, had been working for a short time at the pizzeria, when he asked to take off the first night of Rosh Hashanah.
There weren’t enough votes to advance the measure as the two-year legislative session came to a close.
Preliminary figures show 944 bias incidents reported in New Jersey in 2019, the most violent of which was the shooting at a kosher supermarket.
The pizzeria manager sent messages that included references to burning Jews “like Hitler.
James Harris is also the chair of the New Jersey Association of Black Educators.