Wednesday, June 1, 2011

New Square Arson Victim Seeks Fed Hate Probe

Jewish Week

The chasidic man who was burned over half his body in an attack he believes is linked to politics in the Skverer enclave of New Square is seeking a federal investigation of the crime.

Attorney Michael Sussman said his client, Aron Rottenberg, 43 was targeted in the May 22 arson attack after months of harassment because he left the town’s main synagogue and incurred the wrath of the Grand Rabbi, David Twersky. The Associated Press said Sussman has written to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his New York counterpart, Eric Schneiderman, calling for the investigation of possible hate crimes. [...]

1 comment :

  1. Hank S. is not that good of a pr person as the grand rabbi keeps smiling inappropriately during interviews. If he is sincere in his grief over the incident, there would be a serious expression on his face as he meets with AMI magazine editors and others to discuss the tragedy. Instead, they keep releasing photos of him smiling quite serenely, which belies the insincere words.


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