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Friday, 19 Iyyar, 5779
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    Jewish Man Stabbed in Brooklyn

    A Jewish man was stabbed in Crown Heights on Tuesday, prompting NYPD to add security for the Chabad Shluchim convention. Full Story, Photos, Video

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    Mamash Reshaim
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    Mamash Reshaim

    It makes me sick to see such things.
    These stupid terrorists are stabbing people left and right and the world remains silent.

    obamba better address this
    Guest
    obamba better address this

    This is unacceptable!!!

    Why? Headline?!
    Guest
    Why? Headline?!

    Why is the headline “Hatzolo Member?! This has nothing to do with Hatzolo or a different volunteer group? It should read “A Yid stabbed”! He wasn’t on a hatzolo call. (He could have been an insurance broker too).

    Obama?
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    Obama?

    Please…

    Name?
    Guest
    Name?

    Ways his name

    It's time to move to israel
    Guest
    It's time to move to israel

    It’s time we all move to israel

    This is happening becasue everyone is Silent
    Guest
    This is happening becasue everyone is Silent

    Wake up people this happened to a few people a day in Israel since a month or 2 ago!
    Don’t let them start here now!

    Refoua chlema! !!
    Guest
    Refoua chlema! !!

    Please let say Tehilims for Dovid Shlomo Hacohen Ben sterna Malka

    NAME TO DAVEN
    Guest
    NAME TO DAVEN

    Dovid Shlomo Hakoen ben Shterna Malka

    let's not take that...
    Guest
    let's not take that...

    time to carry….

    resident
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    resident

    There is a lot of hate in the streets now. I personally have seen many muslims on utica and a full fledged mosque on rogers. Please be aware. Utica might be cheaper by a few cents on groceries etc but they dont deserve our support.

    #blackknivesmatter
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    #blackknivesmatter

    “Orthodox jews attacks African American youth’s knife with his back”
    #blackknivesmatter

    The scam
    Guest
    The scam

    Is that real estate prices sky rocketed over on that area and from my PD friends it’s all crack town USA

    ytlm
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    ytlm

    i know the victim… i pray for his speedy recovery. before we all jump and say terrorist… lets wait and see what the deal is…. it could be a nuratic homless person and nothing to do with terrorisim. either way, u cant be oblivious while out on the street, be alert and aware of your surroundings.

    name for tehillim
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    name for tehillim

    דוד שלמה הכהן בן שטערנא מלכה

    Arm yourselves
    Guest
    Arm yourselves

    It’s time for us to own firearms like in Israel. Funny how in America the assailant gets away, in Israel he would have been shot on the spot. Yep, it’s time for Crown Heights residents to carry arms.

    Number 3
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    Number 3

    Maybe he was on a Hatzolah call! Do you know that he wasn’t?

    His name
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    His name

    דוד שלמה הכהן בן שטערנא מלכה

    oy!
    Guest
    oy!

    there should be police on both corners of every block

    Every one needs to be aware of their surrounding and carry some sort of weapon!!
    Guest
    Every one needs to be aware of their surrounding and carry some sort of weapon!!

    At the moment if you are Jew you are a target. We have to nip it in the bud!!! Make a big deal about it, write into the papers, blast it on social media!!!
    Secondly, how many Lubavitchers voted?? When the time comes, get off your lazy …. and vote!!!!!

    Zalmy Schapiro
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    Zalmy Schapiro

    so let me get this straight what’s happening in Israel there’s been a lot of stabbings going on there and now it’s happening here in Crown Heights my goodness as we want Moshiach now ok I will definitely say Tehillam

    Every Jew a 22
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    Every Jew a 22
    Thanks to a liberal Mayor
    Guest
    Thanks to a liberal Mayor

    NYC is going back down the dumps to Dinkins days. I see it everywhere. .. the streets are dirty, the homeless are all over Manhattan… the silver lining is that the housing prices will go back down. ..the youth are running wilder. We just need Rachamei Shamayim that no one gets hurt in the meantime.

    The bottom line is that you get a conservative, crime is eliminated but it become unaffordable, you get a liberal, it becomes affordable but it is no longer safe. ..

    Kinus
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    Kinus

    That’s is a MAJOR security breach with the kinus in a couple days where much more people will be walking up and down eastern parkway in that same spot, we must have cops on every corner of every street!

    4 Mosks
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    4 Mosks

    There are 4 mosks in Crown Heights 1 – Eastern Parkway / Utica 2 – East New York Ave / East 98 St 3 -. Nostrand / Park Pl. 4 – Nostrand / Clarkson

    They are dangerous we need to have the FBI investigate them, we have to work in advance

    Let's go out
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    Let's go out

    Let’s go out in the streets right now

    stop screaming out to the goyim for help!
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    stop screaming out to the goyim for help!

    refuah shelaima! i hate to brake it to all of you, but obama is a goy. esav sone es yaakov. when was one time in history that the goyim helped us? and how many times did they try to destroy us when we asked for help. Hashem is the ruler of this world. Hes the one we go to. its hakhel! the Rebbe gave us direction. lets act! we have the power to destroy our enemy. the Rebbe didnt exaggerate what He said. im working hours on a small hakhel that im making. everyone just needs to make one, and… Read more »

    We NEED Mashiach!!!
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    We NEED Mashiach!!!

    Rebbe, Ad Masai!!!!?????!!!!!!!?????

    Hatzolah
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    Hatzolah

    And maybe he was wearing a hatzola jacket which made him stand out as a target ?

    Outrage!!!
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    Outrage!!!

    What is this?! A Jewish man stabbed?! Where we living in 2015 in America!!! What’s going on?! We need to get to bottom of this! Who was this guy. Top officials need to be on this case til the end- and justice is served. This perp is going to be the example of what happens when u start up with a Jew!

    TO 29
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    TO 29

    He should be afraid wearing a HATZOLOH jacket i the streets? Thats not the point. The point is he was targeted as a YID!

    are there surveillance cameras in the area?
    Guest
    are there surveillance cameras in the area?
    thanks to #25. be aware where the mosques are
    Guest
    thanks to #25. be aware where the mosques are
    Racial???
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    Racial???

    Funny if it was the other way around, and it was an African American being stabbed by a Jew, they would be picketing in the street. The community regardless of race should come together and police their own, as we do. We don’t welcome hatred or violence and teach to love and change within ourselves. The perp, do you think he is thinking that. No, and he is an ignoramus. What can you do. reach out to to others and teach healthy ways to make decisions.

    Good Idea!
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    Good Idea!

    I told my husband to carry a wooden baseball bat with him as he walks back and forth to shul tomorrow morning. To be alert and to be aware of the surroundings. We must all be vigilant. I hope he listens to my advice.

    We need answer ASAP!!!
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    We need answer ASAP!!!

    Now!!!

    #12
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    #12

    that will be the headline on all the papers in the morning….

    time to take action
    Guest
    time to take action

    say No!
    to those selling and renting homes in ch to goyim

    jax
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    jax

    He wasnt wearing a hatzolah uniform, he cant ID the race of the attacker

    We need to do something about this, NOW
    Guest
    We need to do something about this, NOW

    I understand that the Hatzolah member was not on duty at the time so it was likely he wasn’t wearing the identifying jacket.
    What they say in the mosque is incitement & they need to be prosecuted for it. And it would be a good idea to get recording of what they say.

    1933 - 2008
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    1933 - 2008

    Jews were living safely in Germany till 1933 when ,,,,,, arose to power.

    Jews were living safely in America till 2008 when ,,,,,, arose to power.

    resident
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    resident

    THE MOSQUES NEED TO BE INVESTIGATED! THEY ARE USING LITTLE TEENAGERS AS THEIR MESSANGERS! DEMAND AN INVESTIGATION. UTICA IS SWARMING WITH ARABS. LOTS OF NEW STORES OWNED BY ARABS

    pay attention
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    pay attention

    Race of perp UNKNOWN

    A miracle
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    A miracle

    This guy from Hatzalah had the okay tokay was able to call for help b”h Hatzalah came right way and b”h his life safe , please continuance to say Tehilim for dovid shlomo Ben sterna Malka may he will have steady recovery . Moshiach now !!

    just me
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    just me

    he was not wearing any hatzolo attire and no he was not on an active call I am told.

    crazy!!
    Guest
    crazy!!

    They beter fined the guy

    To #3 & 6
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    To #3 & 6

    3, You are absolutely ridiculous! Who the heck cares if he was on a call or not. That can not be tolerated.
    And #6: the time to go to Israel is when Moshiach comes and takes us, until then, what’s the difference in which country a person gets stabbed?!

    to # 22
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    to # 22

    A 22 is nothing a pea shooter.While it may rhyme We should be carrying mini canons.It seems like armed security is needed by the Kinnus

    attack
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    attack

    Ethiopian airline an Israeli was attacked by a sudanese moslim who tried to kill him after noticing he was Jewish. All happening mid-air before landing. After the perpetrator was subdued, he tried convincing the fellow passengers to lynch the Jewish man and “finish the job”..we have to daven that this should stop because there is a wave of antisemitism around the world and the moslims and goyim are riding it. There are also the two videos in which Isis directly threatened yidden around the world. Moshiach must come now.

    T0 #47
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    T0 #47

    The reason they mention going to Israel is as follows. When you are in your own country where noone can tell us to get out (Israel) since we know it is our land, you can fight anti semitism and protect yourself from the enemies. It is different when in a country that is not ours, a land of goyim(Edom). Chas v’ Shalom, but if needing to fight in the streets to protect oneself in Israel, noone other than the enemy will fight you. In a land of goyim that hate us, one cannot fight, the enemy, in addition to police,… Read more »

    This Isn't Terrorism
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    This Isn't Terrorism

    I hate to break this to you all, but this isn’t terrorism. One person acting out is not an act of terror just because the victim is Jewish. The reality is that you all live in a horrible neighborhood. Your inability to make real money due to lack of education, as demonstrated in the previous comments, ensures that you remain in a ghetto. With the ghetto comes the crime. I’m sorry. There is no Hashem that is going to magically come down to rescue you, and attacking the entire nation of Islam by listing Mosques in the area (which all… Read more »

    Two things
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    Two things

    1. Please don’t jump to conclusions. As of now we have no information on whether this was a terror attack or race attack. This could have been a mugging gone bad or a deranged individual.

    2. Panicking won’t help anybody. Stay calm and be vigilant.

    Security NOW!
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    Security NOW!

    I live in Israel & just finished a self defense/preventive class. 1. Be aware of people around you. Anyone dressed suspiciously (hoodie over head etc) hands clenched or in pocket may mean a possible attack. 2. If you see something that makes you suspicious, someone looks shifty or “off”, call the police. I did last week (we have had a few stabbings & car incidents where I live.) They take everything seriously – or they should! 3. Keep against the wall of the subway. Don’t stand peering for the train – someone wants to push you on the tracks, that… Read more »

    #51 Only Hashem
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    #51 Only Hashem

    Only Hashem can protect even someone as self confident
    like yourself.

    TO #51
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    TO #51

    Who is this TROLL?? What is COL even approving that comment? He/She isnt even a Yid saying those words about Hashem. ” Your inability to make real money due to lack of education” and ” YOU all live in a horrible neighborhood”? Who is this person? Someone from the authority who despises the Jewish neighborhood and its people? This person defending Islam terror by saying nt to attack them. We are not sure yet if it is a terror attack but its a possibility that it is a terror attack or hate crime.The timing of the attack is what makes… Read more »

    CONFUSED!!
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    CONFUSED!!

    “Police described the attacker as “a male black wearing a black hoodie and a mask.”

    if he had a hoodie and a mask how do we know the thugs ethnicity?
    is it possible he was a dark skin Arab and is mistaken for a black

    His name
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    His name

    דוד שלמה הכהן בן שטערנא מלכה

    to number 48
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    to number 48

    You ask for armed securtity for the duration of the kinus. I have no doubt the NYPD, which is B’H very co-operative about these things, was planning to provide exactly that even before this stabbing. What I would like to see on a more ongoing basis is a greater number of policemen patrolling our streets by foot even when we’re not expecting huge numbers of visitors, especially after dark. Now that the clock has been changed our youngsters will be out a lot in the evening, usually for commendable reasons. Kids will be going to each other’s homes to study;… Read more »

    to #51
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    to #51

    How can you be stupid enough to think that you are less of a target or more secure by having a degree or leaving the community? How will your PhD protect you from CH”V being attacked either for being a Jew or as you well said if the attacker decides to act on his own?! It really shows how “educated” you are as a FOOL and what type of G-d you believe in than can only protect people that waste years in college and claim to have an education and they run away from a beautiful Jewish community. You really… Read more »

    Another  perspective
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    Another perspective

    Since we can’t hide in the sand, why would a sane person want to live in Crown Heights? It is expensive, it is unsafe, it is dirty, and we are still in Galus. To make your own Eretz Yisroel before the real Geualh Shleima, one should try to do the following (if one has the means to): (a) Move to a rural, low crime area anywhere else in the USA or Canada (b) Check that the housing prices are ,more normal than New York (c) With the advent of the Internet, it is possible to find Shiurim of almost anything… Read more »

    Locked and Loaded Lubavitcher
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    Locked and Loaded Lubavitcher

    It’seems funny how collive still hasn’t published the original comment I made on the article regarding when someone is allowed to carry a weapon on Shabbos. I laid it out, in no uncertain terms, that every Jew, everywhere on Hashem”s glorious earth, is a target at all times! And as a matter of “life and limb” must have the means at all times to defend one’s self. I actually equated carrying a weapon on Shabbos to a Hatzoloh member carrying his radio and keys to the “bus” – that it is an Inyan of Pikuach Nefesh and must be done… Read more »

    I have the answer for all this craziness. .
    Guest
    I have the answer for all this craziness. .

    ואהבת לרעך כמוך

    actually being hatzala helped
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    actually being hatzala helped

    he was able to radio for help right away

    Yitzchok
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    Yitzchok

    Why not a peep from the “community leaders” you know the ones in all the photo ops with the politicians, on this sukkah of that? Who is representing the interests of people of the Crown Heights Jewish community?

    larry
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    larry

    Now I can understand more clearly what our holy Rebbe was saying that Israel is the safest place makes you think whats going to be happening in this country

    Please everyone make this comment go viral
    Guest
    Please everyone make this comment go viral

    They said more police on the streets. ..I walked this morning up Eastern Parkway from NY Avenue to Grand Army Plaza and back. There was NOT even 1 police officer along the whole way there and back.
    I was impressed by those who went out for the morning walk and were not scared off. Back to Dinkins days. Call 311 to complain. Please make this message go viral.

    Don't cry when you come with a knife
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    Don't cry when you come with a knife

    …. And your intended victim has a gun!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms6xVl-cbQ4

    where are the community leaders
    Guest
    where are the community leaders

    The Rabbannoim are supposed to be the leaders. Appointed by Rebbe. I demand they speak up. Let them do something the way they are supposed to.

    Hashem yishmor
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    Hashem yishmor

    Thank you 53 for sharing your tips on safety …..and.58 you are so right. One thing though alot of our teens/young adults also go around in their hoodie and hands in their pocket .They can be walking innocently and people might suspect them. Chas v sholom of being a prowler or worse…..

    Just like Amalalek
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    Just like Amalalek

    Just like Amalalek to come from behind.
    Check out Safeguardclothing.com for ‘stab vests’ that are also bulletproof; learn krav maga…..and daven….a lot.

    #60 you are terrorized and terrorizing
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    #60 you are terrorized and terrorizing

    That’s exactly what the attacker wants yo accomplish. We are not trying to hide in the sand or run away, we are trying to build up a strong community and we did BH. We will not stop just because of some crazy people. Crown heights is a BEAUTIFUL place where people like this hatzolah member help each other, full with shiurim, activities, kids programs, good people etc. Think about it, there is a reason why housing is more expensive than other places, isn’t it because indeed people want to live here that makes it expensive?

    I don't know if this was written earlier in comments..
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    I don't know if this was written earlier in comments..

    But one solution to things like these – I know it wont help everything, but still helps – is to INCREASE THE LIGHTING IN THE STREETS! The city should only be decent enough to put led lights in the streetlamps, and the building owners should put more on their buildings. The more visible things are, the less these perpaotrators will commit their acts!

    (Special Mention to R’ SB Goldstein- who has aided in some of the lamps’ changing for the better).

    School safety
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    School safety

    I hope the neighborhood schools are taking this seriously and adding extra security measures.

    #66 is correct
    Guest
    #66 is correct

    I also saw no police officer on way to subway or in subway this morning. Think they’re going to actually make the effort to find the attempted murderer? And will they keep him out of society for more than a few weeks if so?

    noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!
    Guest
    noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!

    oy so sad to hear.

    To comment 6
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    To comment 6

    Work on your own community, instead of running away, that’s what the Rebbe wants. And Israel is worse

    Why don't we do what the rebbe told us?????
    Guest
    Why don't we do what the rebbe told us?????

    Seriously, it doesn’t matter if he is homeless or not they shouldn’t be doing these crazy things?!?!?!?
    Let’s do what the rebbe told us to protect Israel!!!!
    Get up people let’s protect ourselves spiritually!?!?
    And yes we should carry small weapons to protect ourselves it’s getting out of hand!!! This is insane!!!

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