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The following is a press release jointly issued by Councilman David Greenfield, State Senator Simcha Felder and Councilman-elect Chaim Deutsch: Following yet another ‘knockout’ assault targeting an innocent pedestrian this past Saturday, Councilman David G. Greenfield, Senator Simcha Felder and Councilman-elect Chaim Deutsch are calling on the NYPD to drastically increase its presence throughout the community,…

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Some impious individuals desecrated several statues on the monastic grounds of Bay Ridge’s Visitation Academy [8902 Ridge Blvd] on Wednesday night. The Christian religious images, which were positioned to appear in prayer around a figure of the Virgin Mary, had been knocked off their bases. The vandals also decapitated a statue of a lamb. Two…

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A 30-year-old man from Bensonhurst was on board a Coney Island bound F train approaching the 4th Avenue station Monday night when he was attacked by two men yelling anti-Semitic slurs. Emil Benjamin, who is a Kavkazi Jew, successfully fought off the two men – who allegedly called him a “Jewish bastard” – until one…