Violence Against Orthodox Jews in Baltimore - Meeting Tonight
From: The Awareness Center's daily newsletter
Meeting with Mayor Dixon about violence in our community.
When: Tuesday, April 17, from 7:00-8:30
Where: The JCC on Park Heights
There have been three attacks within 24 hours over Pesach.
1. First night of Pesach -- Dorset Place -- Orthodox man attacked in front of son with a large stick on his own block.
2. First Day of Pesach --- broad daylight -- Labyrinth Road. Orthodox man attacked in front of his pregnant wife. Rendered unconscious at the scene and lost teeth from the severe beating to his head. He had to be rushed to the hospital via ambulance.
3. First Day of Pesach -- not long after the Labyrinth Road attack - Labyrinth and Gist Avenue -- Another Orthodox man was attacked in front of his wife and 8 and 6 year old daughters. His injuries resulted in 4 hours of surgery to have THREE plates put in his face to fix fractures to his eye and sinus area. His wife and young daughters are traumatized.