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Jewish Man Assaulted in Brooklyn Anti-Semitic Hate Crime

Attacks on Jewish people are not just relegated to the Holy Land or the former Soviet Union. Such hateful violence can occur in the United States, too. Arutz Sheva's Elad Benari reports that such a hate crime happened in Brooklyn, where an Orthodox man was brutally beaten because of his Jewish faith:

New York police have determined that the assault of an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn on Sunday morning was a hate crime.

According to a report on NBC New York, the attacker has been charged with assault as a hate crime.

The attacker, identified by the NYPD as Farrukh Afzal, 37, was also charged with criminal mischief and harassment, according to the report.

Police said they found Afzal beating a 62-year-old man at 46th Street and 13th Avenue in Boro Park.

The victim was taken to Maimonides Hospital in stable condition with cuts, pain and bruises to his head, police said...

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