VIDEO: Rabbi Rottenberg Speaks About The Attack At Melava Malka In His Shul
MONSEY (VINnews) — Below is a video of Rabbi Rottenberg speaking at a Melava Malka in his Shul about the attack that took place by them earlier that night.
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Rabbi Rottenburg’s Shul is located in the Forshay neighborhood in Monsey.
According to reports, 15 victims were transported to the hospital, but 5 were ultimately hospitalized.
The perpetrator then ran out and escaped in a Nissan Sentra. His plates (HPT 5747) were spotted before he left. Police initially tracked the vehicle to an address located in Greewood Lake. Police have also tracked down the father of the suspect and interviewed him. Police ultimately tracked down the vehicle and stopped it at W 177 Street and 7 Avenue in Harlem.
This attack comes amid a frightening spike in anti-Semitic attacks on Jews across New York. Since the beginning of Chanukah alone, there have been at least 5 recorded attacks on Jews across New York, not including this stabbing.