Balloons for Leiby


Thousands of people turned out for the funeral of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, the Chasidic boy brutally murdered and dismembered in an attack that stunned his Brooklyn neighborhood.

Last night, a delegation of non-Jewish neighbors showed up with balloons at a game of the Crown Heights Jewish Softball League. One woman said they came  to "show their children how to love openly and with no regard to color or race."

The video may be a bit blurry, but the message comes through loud and clear. Thanks to Yitzi Cole, webmaster of the Kehot Publication Society, for passing it on.

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