Rabbi Shlomo Boginsky was attacked at the Chabad House in Brighton Commons Park.
“All types of hatred against any race, religion, orientation, anything else that anybody can think of, just has to stop.”
His mother also said she tried to get him mental health help, but armed police came and threatened him instead.
The number of terrorist attacks recorded in Israel last month decreased by 32 percent over December, bringing the total to a level that was last observed prior to September’s escalation in violence.
Israel’s response to a wave of Palestinian knife attacks is often to shoot the assailants dead on the spot, a practice that some critics say is disproportionate.