May 26, 2021

USA - Jewish man attacked outside Brooklyn synagogue

Brooklyn, NY
- A 67-year-old Jewish man was punched in the face as he was entering the Congregation Kerem Shlomo synagogue on East 27th Street in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn on Monday around 9:30 PM.

According to the NYPD, the attacker, a young black man named Hersham Ghonim, suddenly jumped the Jewish man and hit him in the face, yelling, “Fucking Jews!” and “I’m going to fuck you up. I see you Jews are racist.”

Police arrested Ghonim, charging him with "assault, hate crime, aggravated harassment, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and menacing,".

Source: nypost