Judge in sex abuse trial sour over Lemon Juice


The latest headlines in the sex abuse trial of Nechemya Weberman, an unlicensed therapist and Satmar chasid, were about four young Satmar community members who are accused of taking photos of the 17-year-old accuser in court this week and posting at least one to Twitter.

Their names: Joseph Fried, Yona Weisman, Abraham Zupnick and… Lemon Juice.

That’s right: Lemon Juice.

I’m not surprised the Gray Lady would report that with a straight face. But even the New York Post passed that tidbit along without any sort of explanation. Or even a pun.

I realize there are more important issues at stake here. But, still…

The New York Daily News also had nothing about his name, but did manage to squeeze out a few drops of info, including an assertion from relatives that Juice is actually a critic of the accused:

Juice, a staunch Weberman detractor, according to relatives, works at a bakery.

Confusing, on multiple levels.

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