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Joel Weinberger

Yeshiva where the attacks occurred (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hispanic Teens Beat Up Hasidic Jews ‘For Fun’

Two teenagers have been charged with assault as a hate crime in connection with the attack of a Hasidic man in Williamsburg Monday night. Police said the teens also admitted to beating a yeshiva teacher on Thanksgiving.

12/07/2010

Joel Weinberger, a 26-year-old teacher, was attacked on Thanksgiving night - and it's suspected that he was targeted for his religion.

Exclusive: Religion A Possible Factor In NYC Teacher Beating

A local teacher has been hospitalized after a brutal beating, and his three attackers may have targeted him simply because of his religion.

11/28/2010