The vandalized signs, spray-painted with phrases like “Nazi lover” were found in the towns of Monsey, Suffern and Nyack.
“When I go out in the park they say, there goes the Hasidic Jew disobeying the social-distancing order.”
“It was really hard as a community rabbi to feel like I was a Jew speaking out against what other Jews were doing.”
“There’s a mix of fact, rumors and conspiracies making the rounds.”
The man was allegedly stabbed repeatedly outside of a synagogue in Monsey on his way to morning prayers.
The ad claimed that a local Orthodox politician and his “bloc” were plotting a “takeover” that would threaten “our homes, our families, our schools.”
“If they win, we lose,” the video stated. “Take back control.”
Why should we expect the infection rate to increase following the celebration of Passover?
“It’s scary, because if I do go and they don’t tell me, we would get infected, and they didn’t say anything to us.”
“This is about religion, singling out the Jews,” the woman, who is Christian, said.