Police said the Plainview widower was on his way to synagogue when he spotted the vandalized homemade treasure toppled and trashed on his front lawn.
Rabbi Haim said he was attacked at the Marcy Avenue J Train elevated station in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, around 4 p.m. Monday.
The incident took place at the Marcy Avenue J Train subway station Monday at 4 p.m.
They were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.
Police have arrested and charged two men who were reportedly from Israel with a hate crime, after they allegedly attacked a 56-year-old African-American man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
The investigating into an alleged assault on a 36-year-old jogger in Central Park on August 18 continues.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.
A food cart operator was viciously stabbed while working across from Bellevue Hospital Center earlier this week, and has demanded that his case gets classified as a hate crime.
Idelfonso Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to gang assault, though not to any hate crime charges, in the October 3, 2010 beating that authorities described as a violent act mixed with gang ideology, sexual assault, torture and bias against gays.
It happened around 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 10 on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
The NYPD is looking into a series of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn. At least one attack was caught on surveillance tape. Some of the assaults may be part of a disturbing game.
A vigil was planned in Patchogue, Long Island Saturday, on the five-year anniversary of the hate-driven murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
A somber mass was held Sunday at a Staten Island church where a suspicious fire was being treated as a hate crime this weekend.
David Jimenez was walking his dogs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when he heard a man shouting homophobic slurs at him, he said.
Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.