UK: Hachnasos Sefer Torah Results in Arrest After Driver Allegedly Shouts Racist Abuse
By Syma Mohammed
Posted on 06/30/13 | News Source Hackney Gazette |
The incident happened as around 1,000 people took part in the Torah dedication ceremony in which worshipers walked froom from Heathland Road to Viznitz Synagogue in Stamford Hill on Sunday, June 16.
It is claimed that a man in a green car started driving behind them and forcing them onto the pavement, whilst shouting abuse.
Witness Meir Taub, of Stamford Hill, said: “While we were walking along Dunsmure Road which was closed to traffic, we had hundreds of men, women and children on the road. This car started driving erratically and recklessly and the driver was continually shouting.
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Photo Caption: Hachnasas Sefer Torah (Illustration)