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FROM FLATBUSH
August 17, 2014 8:46 pm

well in PA all Jews have guns, it is officially allowed. One guy told me that he is thinking to start carrying gun on shabbos and he was already consulting local rabbi about that. I would want to go to such shul knowing that someone can protect in a case of anything.

to #1
August 17, 2014 11:29 am

Excellent comment and very well put. If only everybody had your attitude and mindset, Jews would not be nearly as victimized.

lets make gun permits !
August 17, 2014 9:03 am

lets make gun permits !

boruch hoffingaer
August 17, 2014 1:21 am

more examples of lousy Anti-American govt. friends…if u cannot make it in pvt bus. … go into govt. soon is the anniversary of The Crown Heights Pogrom (1991) ‘The first govt. supported murder of Jews in the history of the U.S. This govt. is anti G-d and morals. All they love are their paychecks and football games (Don’t forget the beer).

arrest the teenagers
August 17, 2014 12:43 am

They know who they are.
They were in police custody so they shouldod be able to track them down very easily.

we dont get respect
August 16, 2014 9:32 pm

a furtive midnight visit without fanfare and a press event to show support backed up by consequences for the violaters is meaningless

What?
August 15, 2014 6:14 pm

So all we get is photo op?

kevin
August 15, 2014 5:45 pm

Crown Heights has lost its Mojo, and midnight visits by the Mayor’s assistants won’t bring it back. We need to look within as to how 23 years after the Crown Heights riots we’re still dealing with the same rote problems.

what is going on
August 15, 2014 3:30 pm

How come the cops are still not going to arrest these thugs? They have a address from shmira. What the heck are they waiting for. The victim gets pinched in his face causing his side of his face to be blown up. This goes under the nys penal law as a hate crime. When two people don’t know each other and randomly goes over and knock the guy because of different color. This is a hate crime. The other week same incident were a woman got punched in the face and The thug said f– Jew. This case long gone… Read more »

Tell it like it is
August 15, 2014 1:16 pm

This is targeting Jews who are viewed in Crown Heights as weak victims who are always trying so hard to be nice. This is the historical attitude of the police in Crown Heights to Jews- indifference and sometimes maliciousness. This is also a reflection of current global anti-semitism as spread in the media that the the local riffraff live by ..But if it makes you feel better to call it a ‘game called knock-out’ then go right ahead hiding your head in the sand.

with the old breed
August 15, 2014 12:13 pm

krav maga now has a office in downtown brooklyn…..

to protect our children is our responsibility
August 15, 2014 11:09 am

I come from Russia and remember well how we lived among the nations. Gentile teens always punched each other to the face. Most of Jewish families in our area payed serious attention to the phisical development of the boys just to be able to protect themselves while walking home from school or when playing outside. Besides mandatory sport classes as a part of public education, most of us attended sport classes for training purposes and somehow our parents have chosen for us either box, or self-defense, or jujitsu, or freestile fight. Those of us who were able to fight back, were… Read more »

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