Hasidic Jew Physically Harassed in Manhattan

A 20-year-old Hasidic Jew walking in Midtown Manhattan was physically harassed when three teenagers grabbed his hat and would not give it back until the Jewish man yelled “Free Palestine.” Occurring in broad daylight as rush hour pedestrian traffic began to build at West 43rd Street at 12th Avenue, no one stopped to help. Despite the victim complying with the requests of the assaulters, the teens stole the hat and escaped on bicycles. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is currently investigating the incident. Read more here.

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