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The man is accused of entering the home of a New York rabbi, and the cross of the five men with a machete in a horrific anti-Semitic attacks, pleaded not guilty to multiple murder charges hours after the bombing and former New York city Assemblyman Dov Hikind reacts.
Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg, whose house was attacked on Saturday night in a horrific attack is labeled an anti-Semitic act of “domestic terrorism,” released a powerful statement on Sunday saying that the Jewish people will forge forward with faith,” and after a week of anti-Semitic attacks that mark a disturbing sign of anti-Semitism is on the rise, the researchers said.
“First of all, we would like to publicly declare our thanks to the Above, which is a modern-day Hanukkah miracle,” the statement read.
“Last night’s brutal attack sent shock waves through our community and around the world; and yet, with God’s help, the casualties were less than what could have been. Our hearts and prayers are will all of those who were injured, especially the elderly congregant who is still in critical condition at this time.”
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The police have identified the man accused of entering the Rotenberg is a Monsey, New York, New York home during a Chanukah celebration, and a cross of five Hasidic Jews, in a lead, such as, Grafton, E., Thomas, 37, of Greenwood Lake, N. Y.
One person was very seriously injured and remained in a critical condition. The rabbi’s son, who was also injured, his status, and that of the other victims was not clear.
In his first public statement since the attack, Rottenberg said his gratitude to the first responders on the scene, to the credit of the ‘quick action’ to save lives, “the capture of the evil of the perpetrator.”
“We want to extend our deepest appreciation to the many emergency response crews, law enforcement, and the official dignitaries, including the local, state, and federal officials sprang into action-with impressive commitment, professionalism and care,” he wrote in a statement released on Twitter. “Your quick action saved many lives and has led to the capture of the evil of the perpetrator.”
The rabbi also thanked the Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who called the attack an act of “terrorism”, and be challenged to be able to fight the rise of anti-semitism, and hate.
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Cuomo also referred to the hatred of the display of the night, as “an American of cancer in the body politic.”
“And this is the diet meets ignorance meets with the resistance,” he said, adding: “This is not a self-righteous period of time in the country. We see the anger. We see the hate-cause them to explode.” Cuomo said that in the new year, he will take measures to punish the perpetrators of acts such as terrorism.
Rottenberg thanking Cuomo for the creation of vital public declaration of the campaign against the hatred of swift,” and repeated his message that, “the Jews in New York city and the world, we are united as one.”
Immediately after the attack, Rottenberg and his followers are to be found at the adjacent to the synagogue, the rabbi led singing, together, in prayer, in the celebration of the seventh night of Hannukah.
“By the grace of God, not the end, and his mercy does not abandon us,” they sang, according to an English translation of the song posted online.
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“With a song and a dance, and the Rabbi and his parishioners expressed their gratitude and demonstrated it with the message,” we will persevere,'” Naftali Silberberg, secretary for the Congregation Netzach Yisroel, wrote in a statement.
Rottenberg added that the community should take the necessary security measures in advance, such as the lock of the synagogue, and the school’s doors, and in a session — but that they are forging ahead in faith and thank you that we can continue to live among G-d is the ultimate form of protection.”
New York state Assemblyman Dov Hikind said on Sunday that the attack was a symptom of a much greater concern for the rampant anti-semitism, after more than a dozen or so strokes of the history of the Jewish people on the streets of New York City this week, and the massacre at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, N. J., that left a few dead earlier this month.
“Anti-Semitism is out of control,” Hikind told “America’s News HQ.”
“What we’re seeing now is a systemic, day-in, day-out, terrible things are happening,” Hikind said.
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The accused pleaded not guilty to five counts of attempted murder and one count of residential burglary.
The bail has been set at $5 million.