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ADL Offers $10K Reward Following Reported Vicious Antisemitic Attack In Williamsburg

  • April 2, 2022

New York, NY, April 2, 2022 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for a reported assault that occurred in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday night.

According to the NYPD and media reports, the incident occurred on Gerry Street near Harrison Avenue at 7:55 pm. The victim was reportedly approached by a group of six males who proceeded to viciously punch and kick him without any other type of interaction before this occurred.

“We are shocked at the viciousness of the images of this incident that have been distributed over social media and other means” said Scott Richman, ADL NY/NJ Regional Director. “Nobody should be subjected to hateful violence on the streets of New York. We must do everything in our power to help authorities identify and apprehend those responsible, and we must also work together in order to prevent these incidents from occurring in the first place. We deserve a safer and more accepting city for all New Yorkers”

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

ADL is a leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish peopleand to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. ADL is the first call when acts of antisemitism occur. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education and fighting hate online, ADL’sultimate goal is a world in whichno group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate. More at