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Chassidic Jew Assaulted In Brooklyn, Bystanders Watch and Do Not Help

In a shocking video shared on social media, a Chasidic man is seen violently assaulted in Brooklyn while passersby watch without coming to his defense. Full Story, Video

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Typical situation
August 30, 2022 2:31 pm

The same would happen in crown heights .
Everyone will just watch someone getting beaten up
So sad

Be the change
Reply to  Typical situation
August 30, 2022 3:15 pm

If Gd forbid you witness violence, step in and do what you can to help.

*if it’s safe

What do you want them to do?
Reply to  Typical situation
August 30, 2022 3:46 pm

They dont want to get involved because then they may be beaten too. Trying to help would put them at risk of getting hurt as well.

Reply to  What do you want them to do?
August 30, 2022 6:25 pm

Assaulter is 5’5″ 120 pounds soaking wet. If this is what they fear, they are in big trouble.

Reply to  What do you want them to do?
September 4, 2022 2:41 pm

That’s not an excuse

See something say something
Reply to  Typical situation
August 30, 2022 3:55 pm

That’s not true

Reply to  Typical situation
August 31, 2022 2:23 pm

just like what happened in 5751 i could easily see it happen again, HLS Chas vshalom

Reply to  Typical situation
September 4, 2022 10:01 am

I guess you do not understand what it is to be a peaceful man of G-d.

August 30, 2022 2:37 pm

If you see something, SAY SOMETHING!! I mean your watching a Yid being beaten up & all you people do is take a video like it’s some spectators sport.

Video is actually good
Reply to  Idiots
August 30, 2022 3:14 pm

You’re totally right, being a bystander to any type of violence is unacceptable and horrible behavior, but video footage can serve as proof and evidence.

If no one has stepped forward to help in a situation like this, be that person.

If someone has already stepped forward, take out your phone and keep recording.

What would you do?
Reply to  Idiots
August 30, 2022 3:49 pm

If you were there what do you think you would do to help? Getting involved could cause you to be beaten too….

August 30, 2022 2:52 pm

Sad. He was on his bike. What kind of parking we talking about!!!

To be Frank! The guy taking a video wasn’t the only one videoing this incident. But the other 2 ????
מצווה דאורייתא לא תעמוד על דם….. !!!
כפשוטו ״דם״

Societal Failure
August 30, 2022 3:02 pm

Imagine being at a level such that you would fight…over a parking spot! How sad that society has failed these individuals.

Publish the Perp's Name on a Wall of Shame website
August 30, 2022 3:36 pm

1) The perp will be found – put posters up – put a reward – surveillance cameras etc –
2) Publish his name, age, address on a website so that it will show up under google internet searches. Publish his families names to shame them as well.
3) Although nothing said was anti-Semitic, this is the second time in a few weeks that an Orthodox Jews are being assaulted by an anti-Semitic over-reaction to a car accident.


Reply to  Publish the Perp's Name on a Wall of Shame website
August 30, 2022 8:50 pm

This happens everyday in every Jewish hood in BK. I personally witness over reaction to Jews ALL THE TIME! Parking seems to be a popular one, happened to me recently. A big black man started cursing insanely loud at my temporary parking off the curb meanwhile he was on foot?! I didn’t saya word. I just stood there and stared him dead in the eyes till he went blue in the face and went on his way. Even another black man who witnessed the situation said the guy was bugging. Sometime silence is the best weapon. Sometimes not…

August 30, 2022 3:40 pm

Wasn’t even a big guy, about 10 men, including 5-6 Jewish men. No one attacks or restrains the assailant.

We gotta toughen up, seriously!

Easier said than done!
August 30, 2022 3:43 pm

The truth is all the keyboard warriors have a lot to say but in the event this would happen most people would stay clear. If you want to avoid something like this happening in CH, sign up to a self defense class and learn how to safely deescalate a situation such as this. The answer isn’t always just fight back etc. In certain situations that can be the worst possible decision as the individual may have a weapon- very common these days in NYC. The bottom line if you care enough and you are an able bodied individual, go to… Read more »

Reply to  Easier said than done!
August 30, 2022 6:09 pm

No idea of details BUT one thing stressed in Concealed Carry classes is to AVOID conflict in the first place.

Again, stressing that I’m not sure of the facts here so I’m in no way placing blame. As a general lesson, don’t insist on getting the last word. You don’t always have to be right. Sometimes it’s better to lose an argument than to insist on winning. Generally, go for de-escalation but avoid the argument in the first place.

Good Advice
Reply to  Furthermore
August 30, 2022 8:54 pm

Good advice for marriage, too…

Reply to  Easier said than done!
August 30, 2022 8:46 pm

De-escalation the situation is neutralizing this little menace. Based on what I see in the video I dont see anyone escalating the situation except him. He took things far beyond words when he threw a sucker punch. Maybe if he ate a shoe and got a few rib shots he’d have an epiphany

What's Going On?
August 30, 2022 3:51 pm

This incident would have never happened in Williamsburg of old. Ten burly Chassidim would delivered street justice and the big mouthed punk would have never showed his face again in the community.

Where is the Ahavas Yisroel?
August 30, 2022 3:52 pm

To see so many yidden just stand and watch as another yid gets sucker punched in the face… just cowardly

Please update the headline
August 30, 2022 4:29 pm

Chassidic Jew Assaulted In Brooklyn, FELLOW JEWS Watch and Do Not Help

August 30, 2022 4:43 pm

I am really disappointed in the yidden that were just watching and better yet, filming. That kid should have beaten down and held under citizen’s arrest. Jews need to learn to stand up for themselves and thier brothers. How could you just walk away after getting punched in the face!? Once yidden start fighting back goyim will think twice before taking a cheap shot. They prey on the weak not those who they feel would put up resistance

Afraid of the punk?!?
August 30, 2022 5:13 pm

There was enough yidden that could of overwhelmed and taken heavy revenge against that tiny punk by beating him to smithereens!!

Call for help!!!
August 30, 2022 6:20 pm

Anyone who feels they they physically cannot help save him, has the responsibility to use their phone call for help, or to scream to get the attention of someone who can. They can walk away a little, in order not to be noticed, and endangering themselves.

August 30, 2022 6:20 pm
is there such a thing for kids?
August 30, 2022 7:20 pm

like teen ages 13+?

Reply to  is there such a thing for kids?
August 30, 2022 9:05 pm
August 30, 2022 6:56 pm

They should be ashamed of them selves

August 30, 2022 7:21 pm

There’s no rules and no consequences.

LA Morah
August 30, 2022 7:32 pm

I can’t believe the other yidden didn’t help!

August 30, 2022 8:16 pm

Wake up my fellow Jews stop supporting the Democrats they are evil they hate America ..

Reply to  Ben
September 5, 2022 3:58 pm

What do Democrats have to do with this?

August 30, 2022 10:06 pm

What happened to the old Williamsburg? Chaptzim Chaptzim!

Self defence for ladies
August 31, 2022 1:23 am

Im a female adult and im interested in taking self defence classes in ch?

the emes
September 2, 2022 8:45 am

the victim is interviewed on the Yiddish hotline kol mevaser and tell the true story

September 2, 2022 3:43 pm

I wish i was there i would have knocked that little punk out

these are trying times for yiden
September 9, 2022 3:21 pm

is there more details on what led up to this.
-moshiach now.

worried yeshiva buchurim
September 13, 2022 8:12 pm

i think its good that he took a clear video because we need truth in this world. but guys should have punched him in the face.אהבת ישראל