Orthodox Jew verbally attacked on the road: ‘Go back to *** Brooklyn'

The Jewish driver was told off by a fellow driver who also gave him the finger.

RABBIS AT the International Conference of Chabad Emissaries, in Brooklyn, in 2016. (photo credit: ELIYAHU PARYPA/ CHABAD.ORG)
RABBIS AT the International Conference of Chabad Emissaries, in Brooklyn, in 2016.
(photo credit: ELIYAHU PARYPA/ CHABAD.ORG)
A Jewish driver was verbally assaulted while driving in upstate New York, Forward editor Avital Chitzhik-Goldschmidt reported via social media on Thursday.

The driver shouted at the Jewish person, who was filming the exchange. “Go back to ### Brooklyn” and added that Jews are “scum-bags” that “don’t pay taxes” as well as other insults as a woman on his side was filming the exchange as well.
The Jewish driver, Issac Bernath, posted the video on Instagram and wrote: “Antisemitism? Alive and Well.”
Another user, Mari Sascheinfeld, said that “the environment in this country is disgusting.”


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