• Arrests but No Hate Crimes Charges After Jewish Teen Beaten by Mob in New York City

    6 days ago - By Tablet Magazine

    Two teenagers have been arrested after a 16-year-old Jewish boy was beaten on November 27 in Forest Hills, Queens, by around twenty teens according to witnesses. Jonathan Torres, 18, and another 17-year-old male, were arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree felony gang assault and second-degree felony assault. Neither alleged attacker has been charged with a hate crime despite some witnesses claiming there were chants of “Kill the Jew” during the attack.
    “It's not a hate crime, and the victim is in stable condition,” an NYPD spokesperson said Thursday. Yaniv Meirov, who runs...
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