“I is for Intifada. Intifada is Arabic for rising up/For what is right, if you are a kid or grownup!”
A colleague came to her defense, saying that the term to Jew someone down “is a verb.”
Police charged the teen with harassment and bias intimidation.
Michael Jackson of Paterson called the comment “a mistake” and said he heard the phrase growing up as a “term of endearment.”
Goodman was already a sex offender after a plea in an earlier case involving an allegation he molested a youth while working as a camp counselor.
Jeffrey Dye, president of the Passaic NAACP chapter, referred to “the Jewish news media” praised Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
According to New Jersey police, however, “their alleged crimes were not considered to be bias crimes.”
The three suspects are all adults.
The judge called the group “preposterous,” providing evidence that it’s a continuation of another barred conversion group.
Local police are conducting an investigation, but don’t have much evidence to go on, law enforcement said.