Man Arrested After Brutal Hate Attack

Man Arrested After Brutal Hate Attack

(TargetLiberty.org) – The conflict between Israel and Palestine over the last couple of weeks resulted in significant damages, injuries and deaths on both sides, plus a lot of nasty rhetoric. The crime spilled over in New York recently when someone committed a horrific, anti-Semitic crime.

On May 20, Waseem Awawdeh, 23, and four other men reportedly brutally attacked a Jewish man who was doing nothing more than walking down the street near Times Square. The suspect beat Joseph Borgen, 29, by kicking, punching, and pepper spraying him. He also used crutches to beat the young man. According to reports, after he was arrested. Awawdeh told one of his jailers that he would have “no problem doing it again.”

During the attack, Awawdeh reportedly called the victim a “dirty Jew” and said “F__k Israel, Hamas is going to kill all of you.” Hamas is a Palestine-based terrorist organization that launched rockets into Israel during the conflict.

Police are looking for the other individuals involved in the attack.

Awawdeh was in jail on Saturday, May 22, being held on a $10,000 bail.

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